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The health authorities in Germany

reported

24,329 new corona infections to

the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) within one day

.

In addition,

306 new deaths were

recorded

within 24 hours

.

This is evident from the numbers from Friday morning, which reflect the status of the RKI dashboard at 5:35 a.m.

Subsequent changes or additions to the RKI are possible.

On Friday a week ago, the RKI had recorded 27,543 new infections and 265 new deaths within one day.

According to the RKI, the

number of

new infections per 100,000 inhabitants reported within seven days

was

153.4

nationwide on Friday morning

- this is the lowest value since mid-April.

The day before, the RKI had given this seven-day incidence as 154.9, a week ago as 164.0.

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The RKI has counted 3,381,597 detected infections with Sars-CoV-2 in Germany since the beginning of the pandemic.

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

The RKI stated the number of those who had recovered at around 2,995,200.

The total number of people who died with or with a proven infection with Sars-CoV-2 rose to 82,850.

The nationwide

seven-day R-value

was

0.92

(previous day: 0.90)

according to the RKI management report on Thursday evening

.

This means that 100 infected people theoretically infect 92 more people.

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

If it is below 1 for a longer period of time, the infection process subsides;

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

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Coronavirus worldwide

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Brazil

has exceeded the mark of 400,000 corona deaths. Since the pandemic began, 401,186 people have died in connection with Covid-19, according to data from the Ministry of Health in Brasília on Thursday evening (local time). Only in the USA have more deaths been registered than in Brazil. After the United States and India, the largest and most populous country in Latin America also has the most infections with 14,590,678 cases. Only around 35 days ago, Brazil passed the 300,000 corona death mark, with the number of deaths among the 20 to 39-year-olds increasing in particular.

Right-wing populist President Jair Bolsonaro played down the corona virus from the start, and he continues to reject protective measures and restrictions - for economic reasons. Meanwhile, Bolsonaro also doubts the point of vaccinations. A parliamentary committee of inquiry began work on Tuesday to shed light on the president's actions and omissions in the runaway pandemic in Brazil. Bolsonaro is accused, among other things, of having rejected and kidnapped possible deliveries of corona vaccines and of embezzling federal funds in the fight against pandemics.

India

reports a new high in the daily count of new infections with 379,257 cases.

The total number of cases thus exceeds the threshold of 18 million.

3,645 deaths were recorded within 24 hours.

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This increased the number of deaths in the South Asian country to 204,832.

In the case of confirmed infections, India has now recorded more than 300,000 new cases within 24 hours for the eighth day in a row and has the second most infections worldwide after the USA.

According to the CDC, around 29 percent of the total population

in the

United States

is already fully vaccinated.

It is 37 percent among adults aged 18 and over, and more than 67 percent among older people aged 65 and over.

After the third corona wave broke out in

Pakistan

, the country recorded a high number of deaths. According to the Ministry of Health on Wednesday, 201 corona deaths were registered within 24 hours, more than ever since the beginning of the pandemic. That brought the number of deaths related to the virus to more than 17,530.

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