Germany's coronavirus caseload has seen its biggest jump in two weeks with over 28,000 new infections, the Robert Koch Institute said, adding heft to worries about restrictions this winter.
The number of new infections per 100,000 people over seven days — one of the metrics used to determine policy measures — stands at 130.2, up 12.2 points from 118.0 the previous day. New infections have been steadily creeping up since mid-October.
The number of Covid-19 patients in intensive care units has risen 15 per cent within a week, the head of the German Hospital Federation, Gerald Gass, told the Redaktionsnetwork Deutschland media group.
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