Significantly more Corona-Dead in Berlin than previously known

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Significantly more Corona-Dead in Berlin than previously known

Officially, the death rate in Berlin is significantly below the national average, research by the "rbb" however, other Numbers. This would open up from the internal mortality statistics of the Berlin hospitals and care facilities.

The explanation for this is plausible: Over the Easter holidays have crept up a reporting delay. "Today, a number of reports from (were reports…) deaths of the last day of (…) As in many institutions, the administrations is not the weekend attendance, the messages with one to two days late übersandt", will it be named in a Senate internal report.

But this, again, is a Problem, if at the same time discussed about the possible easing of the measures against the pandemic. Thus the Wolfgang Albers (Left), Chairman of the health Committee in the house of representatives, at the request of "rbb" confirmed: "If we want to grasp the mortality rate of the disease, then we need transparent Figures." dpa/Britta Pedersen/dpa-Central image/dpabild Michael Müller (SPD), Berlin’s governing mayor.

Because over the Easter holidays, the actual number of dead had increased enormously. According to the Reports, there had been since Maundy Thursday 45 deaths in Berlin’s hospitals and nursing homes. Gabriel Hesse, spokesman for the Brandenburg Minister of health Ursula Nonnemacher (Green), have explained the Situation by phone: "The Doctors have a day and time to report to the health authorities, the deceased, the health authorities for a further day, to forward the message to the country offices for health and to report to the offices of then again a day in order to Pay to the Robert-Koch-Institute." Fabian summer/dpa

The rbb have received on demand first of all a fahrige statement. Only 62 were reported from a total of 78 hospital dead, should be attributed to the fact that "only the cases of Berliners be counted." Each Brandenburg, was not included in these statistics.

Later the press-service of the Berlin health administration has conceded that "In the case of notifications of the health authorities, it can also lead to reporting delays and changes (e.g. over the Easter holidays)." For privacy reasons, could, however, be no further question as to the exact death answered.

Here you will find the currently reported Figures by the health ministries of the countries.

  • Baden-Württemberg: 26.050 (820 Deaths)
  • Bavaria: 34.664 (995 Deaths)
  • Berlin: 4870 (74 Deaths)
  • Brandenburg: 2159 (71 Deaths)
  • Bremen: 504 (21 Deaths)
  • Hamburg: 3978 (61 Deaths)
  • Hesse: 6334 (174 Deaths)
  • Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: 633 (13 Deaths)
  • Lower Saxony: 8217 (248 Deaths)
  • North Rhine-Westphalia: 27.657 (708 Deaths)
  • Rhineland-Palatinate: 5032 (83 Deaths)
  • Saarland: 2225 (78 Deaths)
  • Saxony: 4028 (87 Deaths)
  • Saxony-Anhalt: 1249 (26 Deaths)
  • Schleswig-Holstein: 2244 (53 Deaths)
  • Thuringia: 1566 (40 Deaths)

Total: As Of 15.04., 20.07 PM: 131.410 (3552 Deaths)

Stand from the day before: 14.04., 20.09 PM: 128.514 (3218 Deaths)

Source to be Infected – and death-figures: country health and social ministries.

The number of Healed, according to the Robert Koch Institute in Germany, in the case of 72.600.

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