The weekly incidence in Germany reached a new maximum this Saturday with 497.1 infections of coronavirus per 100,000 inhabitants compared to 335.9 on the same day the previous week, according to the latest figures from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for virology.
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The RKI reported 78,022 new infections and 235 deaths related to the disease.
Since the start of the pandemic there has been Germany 7,913,473 infections. 115,572 have died from causes related to the disease and 6,942,400 have overcome it-
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72.5 percent of the population has the complete schedule of the vaccine, 74.9 percent at least the first dose and 45.9 the booster dose.
This implies that 25.1 percent of the population is unvaccinated, which is equivalent to 20.8 million people. Among them there are 4 million children under 5 years of age -4.8 percent of the population- for whom there is no licensed vaccine in Germany.
The RKI has found that in germany omicron it is already the dominant variant and that in a few days it will completely displace the delta variant.
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