Germany has added 1,600 more cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, in line with data from the past few days, as reported by the Robert Koch Institute, the government agency responsible for the control and monitoring of infectious diseases.
The 1,630 confirmed infections bring the total to 258,480 confirmed cases, while another 11 deaths were recorded, bringing the death toll to 9,347. The data is higher than Friday when there were 1,484 new cases and a single death.
With more than 61,500 infections, North Rhine-Westphalia is still the most severely affected state, followed by Bavaria with 61,150 and Baden-Württemberg with more than 44,600.
New protests against the measures to contain the spread of the pandemic are planned for this Saturday in several cities across the country. The largest of these is expected in Wiesbaden, where around 3,000 people are expected.