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Young People "Contributing Most" To Germany's Rising Covid Numbers

According to the head of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), Lothar Wieler, Germany's steady rise infections can be traced largely back to people in their 20s.

In the RKI’s weekly report, the public health authority revealed that Covid infections were generally falling among the older age-groups. However, among 20-29 year olds, there had been a noticeable increase in new infections per 100,000 people over the past seven days (7-day incidence).

The most dramatic rise in infections was among 20-24 year olds, among whom the 7-day incidence jumped from 10 to 19 within a week. According to the RKI, over-15s have also seen a slight rise in infections. For comparison, among the 75-84 age group, the 7-day incidence is currently stands at 1.

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