How many people in Hannover and Lower Saxony are infected with the coronavirus? How many statewide? What color does the Corona traffic light show? How many deaths there are and how many people have already recovered? Here you will find the most important figures – continuously updated.
The Corona pandemic has massively changed the lives of people in Hannover. But what is the current status of those infected in the state capital and in Lower Saxony? And how does it look in the rest of Germany? How many deaths have occurred? How many people have already recovered? We collect the most important figures from reliable, public sources. This information is updated continuously.
Corona figures for the region:
What are the incidence values in the age groups?
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Sources: Public health departments, Robert Koch Institute
At this point, an important HINPUT: The data situation is highly dynamic. The official figures from the German authorities on the infections currently differ in some cases. This is due to the reporting chains. You can read more about why there are so many different numbers here.
Data basis for the number of people recovered: The criterion for reporting "recovered" is the reporting date of the case, if it is longer than 14 days ago. In addition, the patients listed in this category are neither undergoing treatment in a hospital nor have died. These criteria are also applied by the Robert Koch Institute.
More Corona figures from Hanover and Lower Saxony
What is the difference between Covid-19, Sars-CoV-2 and Corona?
Even though we still mostly talk about the Coronavirus – the official name for the Sars-like virus is: "Sars-CoV-2". The novel lung disease caused by the virus also has its own name. This one is: "Covid-19" and is composed of "Corona Virus Disease" and the number of the year it first appeared.
Where does the coronavirus come from?
Sars-Cov-2 appeared for the first time in the Chinese city Wuhan (capital of the province Hubei). It is suspected that the virus first spread to humans at an animal market in the city.
How to protect yourself from Corona?
Corona virus infection can be prevented by following the rules of hygiene. Whenever possible, keep your distance from other people, wear an FFP2 or other medical mask, and ventilate indoor areas regularly. Vaccination against Covid-19 also reduces the risk of severe disease and also reduces the risk of infection.
What protective measures you can take? Which mouthguard is the right one and how to make it yourself? How you can best protect yourself and those around you from coronavirus, read here:
What happens if I have Corona?
What is the usual course of Covid-19 and what signs should you look for if you suspect it acutely?? Learn more about the course of the disease and the symptoms known so far in these articles.
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Where does the name Covid-19 come from??
Diseases are caused by viruses, among other things. For example, the HI virus is responsible for the AIDS disease. Sars-CoV-1 is the causative agent of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (Sars). The lung disease caused by Sars-CoV-2 is called "coronavirus disease 2019," or Covid-19 for short. It was given this official name on 11. February received from the World Health Organization.
It was important to the WHO that the name should not be stigmatizing. Thus, in the past, it was not uncommon to name diseases by country or region. Also in the context of Covid-19, there have been suggestions that the disease should be called "Wuhan respiratory syndrome coronavirus" (WRS-CoV) – similar to Mers-Cov, i.e., "Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus".
However, WHO has since agreed that the naming of human diseases should not have an unnecessary impact on, for example, trade and tourism, nor should it offend ethnic, social or other groups.