December 7, 2021

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Germany records Covid-19 case record ahead of officials meeting

Covid-19 infection rate in Germany breaks a record and worries the authorities

Corona virus infection rate in Germany It reached its highest level since the beginning pandemic, according to public health data released on Monday (15), and who should constitute new government A plan to expand anti-epidemic measures.

The seven-day infection rate – the number of people infected per 100,000 population in the past week – rose from 289 to 303, according to the Robert Koch Institute of Public Health.

This is the first time this indicator has exceeded 300 in the country since the beginning of the epidemic. The number of deaths increased by 43 to 97,715.

Green Party leader Robert Habeck said the three parties in talks to form the new government plan to expand proposed measures to combat the spread of the new wave of infections.

“We are in the process of expanding the toolbox compared to the proposals made in Parliament,” Habek told ARD radio.

The measures will include communication restrictions under an amendment obtained by Reuters.

Last Saturday (13), three German state health ministers called on the parties to expand states’ power to implement stricter measures, such as closing or closing schools.

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