Germany notifies for the first time more than 160,000 cases of coronavirus in one day and exceeds nine million infections

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MADRID, Jan. 26 (.) –

The German authorities have confirmed this Wednesday more than 160,000 cases of coronavirus in one day, with which the country also exceeds the threshold of nine million infections since the start of the pandemic, within the framework of a rebound in the figures driven for the omicron variant.

The Robert Koch Institute, the government entity for the control of infectious diseases, has indicated through its website that during the last 24 hours 164,000 positives and 166 deaths have been registered, which raises the total figures since the start of the pandemic to 9,035,795 and 117,126, respectively.

Likewise, the agency has indicated that the accumulated incidence rate during the last seven days is 940.6 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, with 782,173 positives during the last week.

This data exceeded the threshold of 800 cases per 100,000 inhabitants for the first time on Sunday and this Wednesday it exceeds 900 cases per 100,000 inhabitants for the first time.

The Robert Koch Institute has also stated that there are currently about 1,530,900 active cases and has estimated the number of people recovered from COVID-19 at about 7,387,800, including around 56,600 medical discharges during the last 24 hours.

On the other hand, the vaccination process in Germany continues and 72 percent of the immunized population has already been exceeded, so the country is approaching the goal set by the Government of reaching 80 percent of the population by the end of January. with at least one dose.

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