Koblenz (dpa / lrs) - In Rhineland-Palatinate, 1154 new infections with the corona virus were registered within one day.

The number of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants in seven days rose slightly to 140.3 on Wednesday, as the State Investigation Office (LUA) in Koblenz announced.

The day before, this value was 139.2.

14,771 people are currently infected.

Since the pandemic began in the country at the end of February 2020, there have been 132 770 laboratory-confirmed infections.

The number of people who died related to Covid-19 rose by 8 to 3,489.

The seven-day incidence values ​​were highest in the cities of Ludwigshafen (254.3), Pirmasens (213.8), Speyer (201.7) and Worms (201.1).

This value was lowest in the district of Kusel with 65.5.

In the intensive care units in Rhineland-Palatinate, 185 patients were treated for Covid-19 on Wednesday (as of 12.15 p.m.), 88 of them were ventilated.

Of the 1200 intensive care beds reported as ready for use in the state's hospitals, 947 were occupied, according to data from the intensive care register of the German Interdisciplinary Association for Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (Divi).


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State investigation office for corona case numbers

DIVI intensive register dashboard at district level