The health authorities in Germany



new corona infections to


Robert Koch Institute

(RKI) within one day


In addition,


new deaths were recorded

within 24 hours


That comes from the numbers of the RKI from Saturday morning.

Because of the bank holidays and school vacations, the RKI's corona numbers may not yet be comparable with the values ​​before Easter.

A week ago, the RKI had recorded 18,129 new infections and 120 new deaths within one day.

According to the RKI, the number of new infections reported within seven days per 100,000 inhabitants was


nationwide on Saturday morning


The day before, the RKI gave this seven-day incidence at 110.4; a week ago it was over 130. The incidence value is currently to be treated with caution and is likely to be too low due to fewer tests and reports over Easter.


The RKI expects the incidence value to be reliable again in the course of the coming week.

On Friday, RKI President Lothar Wieler emphasized in Berlin that there was already enough additional data that would provide information about the actual situation.

"Unfortunately, this development shows that the situation is very, very serious." According to data from around 70 clinics nationwide, more and more and younger people have to be treated in hospitals for severe respiratory infections.

The intensive care units filled rapidly.

The RKI has counted


detected infections with Sars-CoV-2 in Germany

since the beginning of the pandemic


The actual total number is likely to be significantly higher since many infections are not detected.


stated the

number of those who had






The total number of people who died with or with a proven infection with Sars-CoV-2 rose to



The nationwide

seven-day R-value



according to the RKI situation report from Friday evening

(previous day: 0.80).

This means that 100 infected people infect 90 more people.

"The 7-day R-value is currently below 1, whereby the influence of the Easter holidays must be taken into account," writes the RKI.

The values ​​could only be evaluated in a few days.

The R-value represents the occurrence of the infection 8 to 16 days ago.

If it is below 1 for a long time, the infection process subsides.

If it is consistently higher, the number of cases increases.

Coronavirus in Europe




has announced for ten days daily record figures for the new coronavirus infections.

On Thursday evening, she announced 55,941 new cases.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced lockdowns for the weekends, cafes and restaurants would also have to remain closed during Ramadan from April 13th.

"The number of cases is increasing every single day," said Ismail Cinel, head of the Turkish Association of Intensive Care Medicine.

“The alarm bells are ringing for the intensive care units.” Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said of the situation in the hospitals: “So far there has been no problem.

But if this continues for three or four weeks it will be a problem. "


registered 3217 new infections within 24 hours on Thursday.

The number of new infections that became known almost doubled compared to the previous day.


The authorities had announced a “massive” vaccination campaign in the capital, Zagreb, but only about half of 1,500 people invited for a vaccination on Wednesday showed up, the health authorities said.

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic appealed to the population that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) had clearly emphasized that the benefits of the vaccine outweigh the risks.


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, the authorities



deaths after a corona infection

within one day

- the highest value since the beginning of the pandemic.

In the same period,


new infections were registered, the Ministry of Health announced in Warsaw on Thursday.

A ministry spokesman said the figures include 350 people who died between Good Friday and Easter Monday and whose deaths were reported with a delay.

"But we must certainly expect a rising trend in deaths." This results from the growing number of Covid patients with severe courses who need a hospital stay.

34,864 Covid patients are currently being treated in the hospitals, 3362 of them are artificially ventilated.

Poland has around 38 million inhabitants.

The health system could soon reach its limits in the care of Covid patients in the hospitals, warned the spokesman.

One continues to prepare to move patients from the particularly affected Silesia to clinics in other regions.

Coronavirus worldwide

In the course of the fourth corona wave in


, the Ministry of Health fears a "wave of death".

"The situation is alarming and unfortunately we have to prepare for even higher numbers of victims and thus a wave of deaths in the next three weeks," said Hamid Emadi, member of the Corona crisis team, according to the news portal Tabnak on Friday.

Doctors and nursing staff are also overloaded.

There are bottlenecks in the hospitals.

The number of infections and deaths related to the virus rose dramatically again since the beginning of the week.


deaths and


new infections were recorded

within one day


Since the outbreak of the pandemic in February 2020, over 2 million have been proven to have been infected with the virus.

64,000 people died in Iran in connection with Covid disease.



, the number of new infections has also reached a record.

The Ministry of Health in New Delhi named a new high of almost


cases for the past 24 hours

on Friday




deaths in connection with Corona were also registered.

In absolute numbers, India is the third most affected country by Corona with a total of more than 13 million recorded infections - after Brazil and the USA.


Even so, until recently there were hardly any restrictions on public life.

Many Indians celebrate large Hindu festivals and attend events without masks or distance.

Several states reported that vaccine was becoming scarce, including the particularly affected and wealthy Maharastra with the financial metropolis of Mumbai.

The central government contradicted these statements.

According to official information, more than 94 million doses have been inoculated so far.

However, more than 1.3 billion people live in the largest democracy in the world.



with 33 million inhabitants, reported new Corona-highs.

Within 24 hours,


people died as a result of a Covid 19 infection, as the daily newspaper "La República" reported.

A total of 53,400 deaths and 1.6 million infections have been counted so far.

Nevertheless, the government is sticking to the presidential and parliamentary elections planned for Sunday.