Spread of COVID-19 in GermanyCurrent incidence in the week ending 06/08/2023: 2.6 new infections per 100,000 population
Since the beginning of the pandemic until June 8th, 2023, a total of 38,429,922 infected people and 174,412 deaths have been reported in Germany.
The total of 38,429,922 infected people currently represents 46.21 percent of the total population. The number of new infections during the seven days preceding June 8th, 2023, was 2,137, for a 7-day incidence of 2.6 cases per 100,000 population. In the same week, four 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 193.23 million vaccine doses have been administered as of May 14th, 2023. More recent data are not yet available to WHO. There are 64.87 million people who have received at least one vaccination (78.0 percent). The booster vaccination was received by 52.14 million people (62.7 percent).
63.56 million of these are considered fully vaccinated in Germany (= 76.4 percent).
This means that Germany is still one of the better countries in terms of vaccination coverage. The vaccination rate is higher in 61 countries.
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 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 percent of all over 15-year-olds are still smokers.
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 1,000 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 1,000 inhabitants and in the EU is 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.