The German authorities confirmed around 950 cases of coronavirus on the last day this Sunday, bringing the European country to the 260,000 threshold since the pandemic began.
The Robert Koch Institute, the government agency responsible for controlling and monitoring infectious diseases, detailed on its website that 948 cases have been confirmed in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 259,428.
The number is lower than on Saturday when 1,630 infections and five deaths were reported. The agency has said two people died in the last day, bringing the death toll to 9,349.
On the other hand, 232,100 people have so far recovered from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, including around 700 in the last 24 hours.
With 62,079 infections, North Rhine-Westphalia is still the state most severely affected by the pandemic, followed by Bavaria with 61,705 and Baden-Württemberg with more than 45,000.