In Germany, almost 40 thousand new infections with covid were recorded | News from Germany about Germany | DW

In Germany, a new peak of coronavirus infections has been recorded over the entire pandemic: over the past day, another 39,676 people have become infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) said on Wednesday morning, November 10. The previous peak was set on November 5, when the daily number of infections was 37,120 cases.

For the third day in a row, Germany is updating the maximum values ​​for coronavirus infection rates: on the morning of November 10, the infection rate increased to 232.1 cases per hundred thousand population. The day before, it was 213.7, and on November 8 – 201.1 cases. Last week alone, this figure was 146.6, and in October – 66.1 cases per hundred thousand of the population.

Rise in mortality from covid

The number of deaths from the coronavirus is also growing. Over the past day in Germany, another 236 people have died from covid. A week earlier, 194 people died in a day. In general, over the entire time of the pandemic in Germany, 4,844,054 people have already been infected with the coronavirus, 96,963 of them have died.

Stiko recommends vaccinating people under 30 years of age with BioNTech / Pfizer

Meanwhile, the Standing Commission on Vaccinations (Stiko) at the RKI recommended that people under 30 be vaccinated against coronavirus only with the BioNTech / Pfizer vaccine. As explained in the commission, the available data indicate that this vaccine is less likely to threaten young people under 30 with heart complications than the Moderna vaccine.

For those over 30 years of age, the use of Moderna does not carry an increased risk of inflammation of the heart muscle and pericardial sac, Stiko noted. As for pregnant women, they, regardless of age, are recommended to be vaccinated only with the BioNTech / Pfizer vaccine.

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