Tracking Coronavirus' spread in Germany

How many people are ill, how many have recovered, what about the R value? You can find answers to these and other questions here.

A throat swab provides information about a possible infection.
A throat swab provides information about a possible infection. dpa

How many people in Germany have tested to be infected with the coronavirus?

According to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), 272.337 people have tested to be infected with the Covid 19 virus during the corona pandemic in Germany (as of September 21st). How many people in Germany have died from the coronavirus?

The number of deaths is 9.386. Around 242.200 people are considered to have recovered. You can find a current overview of the case numbers at the Robert Koch Institute website. In addition, the Covid-19 Dashboard offers a detailed presentation by county and state.

What can be said about the further development?

According to the situation report of the RKI, the infection rate (reproduction number) of the coronavirus in Germany is currently 1,17 (7 day R value). The reproduction number R denotes the number of people infected by one Covid-19 person on average. The situation reports of the RKI can be found here.

How does the global development look?

According to Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, USA), 31.028.757 people in 188 countries around the world have been infected with the coronavirus. 960.698 people have died from the virus. 21.254.847 people are considered to have recovered (as of September 21st). You can find more figures at the Johns Hopkins University website.

You can find out more about the German Federal Government's crisis measures here.

Source: bundesregierung.de

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