The pandemic of the new coronavirus from the Chinese city of Wuhan has left 529 new cases and one died in Germany in the last 24 hours, compared to 583 infections and four deaths the previous day, which corresponds to a total of more than 201,000 infected people and more than 9,080 Deaths, according to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the government agency responsible for monitoring the pandemic, this Saturday.
The country thus adds a total of 201,372 cases and 9,083 deaths, while the number of people recovered is more than 187,200 after around 300 layoffs have been recorded in the past 24 hours.
As usual, Bavaria is the most affected by the pandemic with 49,702 cases and 2,616 deaths, followed by North Rhine-Westphalia with 45,910 cases and 1,712 deaths and Baden-Württemberg with 36,342 and 1,838 deaths.
Given the situation, Merkel’s chief of staff, Helge Braun, agreed with the 16 regional governments this Thursday that mobility restrictions will return in the places where new outbreaks occur, but with the intention that they will “last as short as possible” according to the text of the contract, collected by the DPA news agency.
In this context, Health Minister Jens Spahn asked the Germans on Monday not to lose their vigilance. “The danger of a second wave is real,” he said when he appeared next to RKI President Lothar Wieler.