Mainz (dpa / lrs) - The number of people who died in Rhineland-Palatinate with or from Covid-19 reached a new daily high of 61 on Wednesday.
As the state investigation office further announced, the health authorities registered 1272 new corona infections, there are now a total of 66 722 , 7).
For the first time, more than 20,000 people in Rhineland-Palatinate are infected with the coronavirus at the same time - according to the health authorities it was 20,351 on Wednesday (2.10 p.m.). Within one day, 60 people suffering from Covid-19 had to be hospitalized in Rhineland-Palatinate will.
According to information on Tuesday, there are currently more than 1000 in total, including 214 in an intensive care unit and 170 with ventilation.
The country's clinics have more than 1,600 intensive care beds.
The so-called incidence, i.e. the number of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants in the past seven days, was 164.6 on Wednesday in the whole of Rhineland-Palatinate and thus slightly below the value of the previous week (169.6).
The highest incidence, with a downward trend, is in Speyer with 360. This is followed by Ludwigshafen (328), the city of Frankenthal (324) and the Rhein-Pfalz-Kreis (279.4).
The incidence is lowest in the Palatinate city of Zweibrücken at 43.9.
State investigation office with current corona numbers
Dashboard DIVI intensive register at the district level