MADRID, 20 (EUROPA PRESS)
The German authorities have confirmed this Saturday the death of almost 500 people from coronavirus during the last 24 hours, a day after the country exceeded the barrier of 67,000 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
The Robert Koch Institute, the governmental entity in charge of the control of infectious diseases, has indicated through its website that during the last day 9,164 cases and 490 deaths have been detected, which places the totals at 2,378,883 and 67,696, respectively. .
Likewise, it has pointed out that the accumulated incidence rate during the last seven days has fallen to 57.8 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, with 48,042 infections detected during the last week.
The Government of Germany has indicated that its objective is to achieve that the accumulated incidence falls below 50, a figure that it considers necessary to allow the health system to relax and resume the tasks of tracking and localized quarantines.
On the other hand, he has stated that around 8,800 people have recovered during the last day of COVID-19, for a total of close to 2,185,100, while he added that there are currently about 126,100 active cases in the country .