The nationwide seven-day incidence of new corona infections fell to 1044.7.

As the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) announced on Wednesday morning, citing data from the health authorities, 176,303 new infections with the corona virus and 361 other deaths were registered within 24 hours.

The total number of cases of infection recorded in Germany since the beginning of the pandemic has risen to 23,017,079.

The number of deaths related to Covid-19 increased to 132,378.

The day before, the seven-day incidence was 1087.2, a week ago it was 1322.2.

The value quantifies the number of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants over a period of seven days.

Most dead in the US

It has been proven that 498.25 million people worldwide have contracted the corona virus.

This is a Reuters count based on official data.

After that, more than 6.57 million people died with or from the virus.

According to experts, the number of unreported cases is likely to be significantly larger.

The United States has the highest numbers.

Over 80.4 million cases of infection were registered there.

More than 987,000 people have died related to the virus.

This was first detected in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, from where it spread worldwide.