The German health authorities reported 1,707 new cases of COVID-19 within 24 hours this Thursday, an unprecedented number since the end of April, bringing the European country over 228,000 positive cases – 228,621 in particular.
Germany has recorded an increase in the number of infections in recent weeks, as part of a pandemic in which, according to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), at least 9,253 people have already died, ten more than on Wednesday dedicated to the control of infectious diseases.
According to estimates by the authorities, there are around 14,600 active cases in Germany, while around 204,800 people have been made redundant.
North Rhine-Westphalia is still the most affected region with 55,770 cases until Thursday, followed by Bavaria with 54,101 positive cases. At least 10,463 positives were found in Berlin for this virus, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan in 2019.