Covid cases in Germany: daily cases of Covid-19 in Germany rise to an all-time high | News from the world

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BERLIN: The daily number of COVID-19 cases in Germany it hit a new all-time high, with 39,676 cases recorded in one day, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) said Wednesday.
The seven-day incidence rate also rose to 232.1 per 100,000 population, peaking for the third consecutive day, according to the German Disease Control and Prevention Agency.
“We are mostly experiencing, at least in the intensive care units of hospitals, an unvaccinated pandemic and this puts the system under stress once again,” health minister Jens Spahn told broadcaster RTL / ntv.
According to the German registry of readiness for intensive care (DIVI), the number of Covid-19 patients needing treatment in intensive care units reached 2,739 on Wednesday.
Although more than 300,000 vaccinations against Covid-19 were administered in Germany on Tuesday and a total of around three million Germans have now received a booster dose, Spahn said on Twitter: “The direction is right, but not enough yet to do so. break the momentum. ”
Also on Wednesday, the Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO) issued a new recommendation that people under the age of 30 should be vaccinated exclusively with BioNTech / Pfizer.
STIKO said heart muscle inflammation and pericarditis were “seen more frequently” in boys and young men, as well as in girls and young women under the age of 30, after vaccination with Moderna than after vaccination. vaccination with BioNTech / Pfizer.

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