This is reported by the DPA.
During the day, about 739,000 patients received one of the three vaccines.
According to the Robert Koch Institute, the first dose of the vaccine in Germany was received by about 17.8% of the population, closer to the average in the EU as a whole.
Among people over the age of 60, 33% to 50% of all patients are vaccinated – the figures differ significantly depending on the federal state.
Chancellor Angela Merkel, 66, is expected to receive her first dose of the vaccine tomorrow. On Wednesday, 71-year-old Interior Minister Horst Seehofer was vaccinated.
At the same time, the daily increase in coronavirus infections continues to grow in Germany. The indicators are already approaching those recorded at the” peak ” of the autumn-winter wave of the epidemic.
On April 15, 29,426 new patients were reported, the largest increase since January 8.
Recall that on the eve of the EU crossed the mark of 100 million vaccinations against coronavirus. More than 19% of the population of the EU and the European Economic Area are vaccinated with the first dose, but the rates differ significantly from country to country.