As of October 10, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) reports 4,721 new infections, a new high since April. In Germany, there are currently 36,277 active cases and 510 patients with Covid-19 in intensive care units. The R value is 1.34. Confirmed cases worldwide: 36,554,915; died: 1,062,533; recovered: 25 477 352.
► Daily record for new infections in Austria
In Austria, the number of new cases of coronavirus infection has risen to a record level of 1,235. According to the Ministry of Health, the capital Vienna remains the country’s leader, with 511 new cases recorded in 24 hours. Compared to Germany, which has about nine and a half times the population, the numbers in Austria are much more dramatic.
► Poland reports new record of 5,300 new cases
This number is also growing in Poland: the Polish Ministry of Health reports 5,300 new infections within 24 hours. This is the highest rate since the outbreak of the corona virus in Germany’s neighboring country. At the end of the week, the government tightened the requirements.
Due to the growing number of infections in Poland, it is necessary to wear mouth and nose protection outdoors from today. In addition, additional measures, such as restrictions on family celebrations, are being applied in the 38 most affected communities. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki stressed at the end of the week that the second wave has reached Poland. Without stricter rules, the number of new infections could double every three days. Most recently, the authorities reported more than 4,700 confirmed new cases in a single day.
► Czech Republic reports over 8,600 new corona cases
In the Czech Republic, the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise sharply. Most recently, 8,618 new cases were reported to the authorities in one day, almost 3,300 more than the previous day. This is a record for the fourth day in a row. From Monday, theaters, cinemas, museums, galleries and sports facilities in the Czech Republic, which is home to nearly 10.7 million people, will have to close for two weeks.
► Ukraine reports over 100 corona deaths in one day
In Ukraine, for the first time since the start of the corona pandemic, more than a hundred people have died within 24 hours due to the virus. According to the National Security Council, the number of deaths increased by 108 to 4,887. A total of 256,266 cases of infection were detected.
► France: over 20,000 new coronavirus cases
In France, the corona pandemic has reached a new high of 20,339 new infections within 24 hours. The maximum number of 18,746 new cases since last Wednesday was exceeded, the authorities announced. 62 new deaths were recorded. The Corona situation in France is very tense. Health Minister Olivier Veran recently warned that the situation in the country was worsening. The highest level of crown warning has been announced for four new cities – Lyon, Lille, Grenoble and Saint-Etienne. It also operates in Paris, Marseille and the French overseas territory of Guadeloupe. The classification has many restrictions, such as the closure of bars and eateries that will be closed for two weeks.
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