Spread of the corona virus in GermanyCurrent incidence in the week ending 09/24/2022: 295.3 new infections per 100,000 population
Since the beginning of the pandemic until September 24th, 2022, a total of 32,905,086 infected people and 149,368 deaths have been reported in Germany.
The total of 32,905,086 infected people currently represents 39.57% of the total population. The number of new infections during the seven days preceding September 24th, 2022, was 245,591, for a 7-day incidence of 295.3 cases per 100,000 population. In the same week, 53 people died from (or with) Covid-19. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, this results in a mortality rate of about 0.5 percent in Germany.
Current vaccination statusAccording to official WHO data, a total of 184.77 million vaccine doses have been administered as of September 4th, 2022. More recent data are not yet available to WHO. 64.77 million people have received at least one vaccination (77.9%). The booster vaccination was received by 51.58 million people (62.0%).
64.84 million of these are considered fully vaccinated in Germany (= 78.0%).
This means that Germany is still one of the better countries in terms of vaccination coverage. The vaccination rate is higher in 50 countries.
Due to the current corona pandemic, we update the worldwide case numbers daily. A list of all infected and dead people by country can be found on our Covid19 virus topic page.
Weight and size
|Body height||180 cm||166 cm|
|Weight||88.7 kg||71.7 kg|
|HIV / Aids||0.01%||0.03%|
* The number of people suffering from diabetes refers only to inhabitants aged between 20 and 79 years.
* DTP is a three times combined basic vaccination against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus, which should be given to children up to the age of 23 months.
In Germany, 22.0% of all over 15-year-olds are still smokers.
7 percent of newborns are underweight.
Medical suppliesThe medical care provided by doctors and hospitals in Germany is above average and also exceeds the average achieved in the EU countries. The country provides 8.0 hospital beds per 1000 inhabitants. The global mean here is 2.9 beds. Within the EU, 4.6 beds are available for every 1,000 residents.
With about 350,000 physicians in Germany, there are about 4.21 doctors per 1000 inhabitants. Here again the comparison: worldwide this standard is 1.50 physicians per 1000 inhabitants and in the EU even 3.57.
Through medical care, the mortality of major known diseases can be reduced to an above-average extent. For example, only about 12 percent of all people who suffer from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases or chylomicron retention disease (CRD) currently die.