7595 New coronavirus infections in germany

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The number of new corona infections remains below the maximum with 7595 new cases – nevertheless the RKI speaks of an "accelerated increase". Political measures could take a week at the earliest.

According to the Robert Koch Institute, the health authorities in Germany reported 7595 new corona infections within 24 hours. The value remains just below the high of 7830 from Saturday, but is well above the 5132 new infections reported last Wednesday.

"Currently an accelerated increase in the number of transmissions can be observed in Germany," writes the RKI in its situation report on Tuesday. "It is therefore urgently appealed that the entire population should be committed to infection protection." The RKI also includes rules of distance and hygiene outdoors, indoor ventilation and, where necessary, mouth and nose covering.

487 Corona deaths in germany within 24 hours

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Never before have so many deaths been reported in Germany within 24 hours since the start of the corona pandemic. The number of new infections also remains at a high level at 17,270 – but fell compared to the previous week.

In Germany, the health authorities reported 487 coronavirus-related deaths to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) within 24 hours. This is a new record since the pandemic began, according to the RKI figures. The previous high was reached on Friday with 426 deaths.

More new infections, more deaths

A total of 17,270 new infections with the coronavirus were reported within 24 hours. That is around 1,400 fewer than in the previous week, in which 18,633 new cases were added on Wednesday. The trend in the number of daily deaths had recently gone up, which was expected after the steep increase in new infections.