Liveblog: ++ Seven-day incidence now at 894.3 ++


Status: 01/25/2022 04:40 a.m

The RKI reported 126,955 new infections in the morning. The seven-day incidence rises to 894.3. In the evening, tens of thousands of people demonstrated again against the Corona measures. All developments in the live blog.

4:40 a.m

Nationwide seven-day incidence hits another high at 894.3

The incidence of new corona infections in Germany has again reached a high. The Robert Koch Institute gave the seven-day incidence in the morning as 894.3. On Monday the value was 840.3, on Tuesday last week it was 553.2. The number of new infections within 24 hours was 126,955 – after 63,393 the day before and 74,405 on Tuesday last week.

In addition, 214 new deaths related to the corona virus were counted on Monday. According to the latest information from the institute, the health authorities have recorded a total of 8,871,795 cases of infection since the beginning of the pandemic. The total number of registered corona deaths in Germany is now 116,960.

4:40 a.m

Tens of thousands again took to the streets in Germany for corona protests

In the evening, tens of thousands of people across Germany took to the streets again against the Corona policy. While the police in most cases reported that the demonstrations and counter-events went smoothly, a 53-year-old man died in Wandlitz in Brandenburg. He had apparently previously tried to break through a police line, whereupon the officers found his personal details. According to the police, “shortly afterwards” he had a “medical emergency” and died in the hospital.

In many places, the police again found violations of assembly requirements and corona protection measures. The authorities therefore created hundreds of complaints about administrative offenses and dozens of criminal complaints about insults. There were clashes with counter-demonstrators in several places. Occasionally, demonstrators also attacked police officers and journalists again.

In Thuringia, where around 26,500 people took part in more than 75 registered and unregistered meetings nationwide, a total of nine emergency services were injured, according to the police. One officer was “temporarily unfit for work”. Six officers were injured in Rostock and three in Saarburg in Rhineland-Palatinate.

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