The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) reports 87 for Saarland new infections with the Coronavirus. With that lies the Seven-day incidence according to the information from today’s Saturday (October 23, 2021) 52,9 (Previous day: 52,6, Previous week: 61.0).
Another death registered
Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Saarland has recorded as a whole 49,113 Cases. In addition, the RKI reports another death. The total number of deaths increases to 1,062. According to estimates by the RKI, around 1,100 people in Saarland are currently actively infected. Meanwhile, 46,900 people are considered recovered.
Situation in the intensive care units
According to the German Interdisciplinary Association for Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine are currently 21 Covid patient: inside in the intensive care units in Saarland. 8 of them are ventilated invasively.
The data of the RKI may differ from the own data of the Saar districts due to delay in reporting. In the meantime, no information is given about the number of tests.
Explanation of terms
Number of cases: She gives the Total number of the cases in Saarland since the first appearance of the coronavirus. She shows with it not how many people are currently infected with the virus. Recovered and dead are not counted out of this number.
Incidence: the Seven-day incidence indicates how many people per 100,000 inhabitants have been infected with the coronavirus within a week.
Number of dead: She shows that Total number of people who have died from or with a corona infection. Forensic doctors estimate that the majority of the corona deaths died because of the infection.
Number of active infections: It indicates how many people at the moment are infected with the coronavirus. This number is a Estimate des RKI.
Number of recovered: Of the Estimate of the RKI indicates how many people were infected with the coronavirus and their infection has now returned survived to have. The number shows not how many people are suffering from possible long-term effects (Long-Covid) leiden.
– Robert Koch Institute
– German Interdisciplinary Association for Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine
– own research