The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) on Thursday 9.258 new infections reported in Lower Saxony. the seven-day incidencei.e. the number of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants within a week, fell 579,3. On Wednesday, the reading was 599.0. The RKI registered 18 more deaths in connection with Corona. The number of deaths since the beginning of the pandemic has increased nationwide 11.178.
The numbers on the corona situation in Lower Saxony (as of October 27, 2022)
* Change compared to the previous day ** people infected with SARS-Cov2 *** estimated value (source: RKI Dashboard)
Corona incidence values of the counties and urban districts
Die seven-day incidence indicates the number of newly infected people per 100,000 inhabitants in the past seven days. The numbers of new infections shown in the following table are based on data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) and were transmitted to the RKI the day before the specified date.
Country says goodbye to warning levels concept
For a long time, the former key indicator hospitalization and the indicator intensive care beds played an important role in the warning level concept of the Lower Saxony state government. Since the Corona Ordinance of February 24th, these values are no longer decisive as warning level indicators. Nevertheless, they remain meaningful and therefore they will continue to be published by the state government. In addition, it cannot be ruled out that they will regain importance in the event of another sharp increase in the assessment of the corona situation.
Intensive care units: what is the proportion of Covid 19 cases?
The following graphic shows in percentages how much the intensive care beds in the Lower Saxony clinics with Covid 19 cases have been occupied in the past few days and how they are currently.
Utilization of the intensive care units throughout northern Germany
The following map shows the occupancy of the intensive care units throughout the north. The darker it is colored, the higher the proportion of Covid 19 patients. The map also shows that some intensive care units are already busy even without corona cases.
Number of new corona admissions in the Lower Saxony clinics
The following table shows how many people have to be treated in a clinic for a corona infection. The graphic shows the number of patients per 100,000 inhabitants.
Risk of corona infection by age group
The following graphic shows which age groups in northern Germany are most affected by corona infections. This has changed several times since the pandemic began.
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