(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) Germany has confirmed more than 2,000 cases in a single day, the Minister of Health warns that the number of diagnoses may surge in autumn

  China News Agency, Berlin, July 22 (Reporter Peng Dawei) The rebound of the new crown epidemic in Germany is still continuing.

The country’s disease control agency announced on the 21st that the number of new confirmed cases of the new crown virus reached 2,203, the first time it exceeded 2,000 in more than a month.

On the same day, the German Minister of Health, Span, warned that if the current rebound trend continues, the country's cumulative number of confirmed diagnoses per 100,000 people in seven days may surge to 400 by September this year, and it may exceed 800 in October.

  The German disease control agency announced that the number of new confirmed cases and the number of new deaths were 2,203 and 19, respectively, with a total of 3,748,613 confirmed and 91,416 deaths.

The key indicator used by the German government to monitor the severity of the epidemic rose to 11.4, which is the 14th consecutive day of rebound.

As of that day, Germany has received 87.1 million doses of vaccines, and 39,309,478 people have been fully vaccinated, accounting for 47.3% of the country's total population.

  Span warned when attending a press conference in Berlin that day that the German epidemic index may rise sharply.

He said that if the current rebound trend continues, by September this year, the "average cumulative number of confirmed diagnoses per 100,000 people in seven days" will likely surge from the current 11.4 to more than 400, and it may even increase to 800 by October. the above.

Prior to this, the highest value of this index in Germany appeared on December 22, 2020, when it reached 197.6.

  Shi Pan emphasized that July will determine the trend of the epidemic situation throughout the fall.

He said that it is necessary for the federal government to negotiate with the states to determine when the "average cumulative number of confirmed diagnoses per 100,000 people in seven days" will be implemented when the new epidemic prevention measures will be implemented.

He also emphasized that considering that the current national COVID-19 vaccination rate in Germany is relatively high, and the number of hospitalizations and severe cases is relatively low, this means that it is not necessary to regain the "100" alert value that has been implemented in the past.

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