Status: 03.11.2021 5:36 a.m.
The RKI reported 20,398 new infections in the morning. The seven-day incidence drops to 146.6. In the USA there is an official green light for corona vaccinations for five to eleven year olds. All developments in the live blog.
RKI reports another decrease in the corona incidence
The nationwide seven-day incidence of new corona infections fell for the second day in a row. The Robert Koch Institute reported an incidence of 146.6 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants within seven days in the morning. The previous day the incidence was 153.7. According to the latest information from the RKI, 20,398 new infections with the coronavirus and 194 other deaths related to the virus were recorded within 24 hours. The total number of registered cases of infection in Germany since the beginning of the pandemic rose to 4,628,419, the total number of deaths to 96,027.
Green light for corona vaccinations for five to eleven year olds in the USA
In the USA, corona vaccinations can start for children between the ages of five and eleven: the CDC health authority issued a vaccination recommendation for this age group with the vaccine from Biontech / Pfizer on Tuesday evening (local time). This means that the vaccination campaign can start this week. President Joe Biden spoke of a “turning point” in the fight against the pandemic.