8,585 new cases and 17 dead +++ vaccination center employees sold false certificates

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The seven-day incidence of new corona infections in Germany has risen above 400 for the first time. As the Robert Koch Institute announced on Wednesday morning, citing data from the health authorities, the value is now 404.5 and thus reached a new high for the 17th day in a row. The previous day the value was 399.8 and on Wednesday of last week it was 319.5.

The seven-day incidence indicates the number of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants within a week. On November 8, the value in Germany had exceeded the threshold of 200 and thus the previous high since the beginning of the pandemic of 197.6. Since then, new highs have been recorded every day.

As the RKI announced on Wednesday, 66,884 new infections with the corona virus were recorded nationwide within 24 hours. The death toll from the pandemic in Germany rose by 335 to 99,768.

According to the latest information from the RKI, the hospitalization incidence nationwide on Tuesday was 5.6. The hospitalization incidence indicates how many people per 100,000 inhabitants were in hospital within seven days because of a corona infection.

From a value of three, the 2G rule applies across the board for events in a federal state – that is, only those vaccinated against the coronavirus and those recovered from Covid-19 are allowed. From a value of six, the 2G-Plus rule applies, in which those who have been vaccinated and recovered must also show a negative corona test.

On November 19, 2021 in Herrsching am Ammersee, rescue workers load a Covid-19 intensive care patient from an air rescue helicopter on a sports field into an ambulance service vehicle: The Covid-19 intensive care patient must be relocated.

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