MAP: The parts of Germany most affected by coronavirus outbreak

A picture taken on February 28, 2020 shows a woman walking on a street in the western German village of Gangelt, near Heinsberg. Around 1,000 people were in quarantine in Germany’s most populous stateAs the number of cases in Germany rises above 150 here’s a look at the regions that are most affected.

Ten out of the 16 German states have had confirmed cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of reported infections in Germany to 157 as of Monday at 3 pm, according to the Robert Koch Institute, Germany’s centre for disease control and prevention. More than half of the cases in Germany are in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany’s most populous state where an infected couple attended carnival celebrations. The Heinsberg district, with 65 cases, is particularly hard hit.


Earlier this weekend, the first cases of infection in Bremen, Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein were also confirmed by the states’ health ministries.

In Baden-Württemberg, four more cases of infection were confirmed late Sunday evening, bringing the total number of cases in the southwestern state to 20.

In Hesse, two more cases of corona infection were diagnosed, raising the number of cases there to ten, according to the central state’s Ministry of Social Affairs.

The east of the country by contrast has been spared the spread of the virus so far.

The map below gives an idea of which German regions are most affected and those that are still without any confirmed cases.

We will aim to update the figures in this map as often as possible.

As of Monday March 2nd, the figures for the number of coronavirus cases per state were:

  • Baden-Württemberg: 20
  • Bavaria (Bayern): 26
  • Berlin: 1
  • Bremen: 1
  • Hamburg: 2
  • Hesse (Hessen): 10
  • Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen) : 1
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen): 90
  • Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz): 2
  • Schleswig-Holstein: 2

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