Until mid of June 2020 186.269 Covid-19 infections were confirmed across Germany and 8.787 infected persons had died with a mortality rate around 4.2%. 172.000 persons had recovered then. Based on the report provided by the RobertKoch-Institut (RKI) (1) more than 85% of the deceased persons were beyond age 70.

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Jour Nursing Home Res 2020;6:55-57

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