The new coronavirus pandemic, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has left 1,378 new cases and two deaths in Germany in the past 24 hours, compared with 782 infections and no deaths from the previous day’s Robert Koch Institute, the government agency responsible for is responsible for the control and monitoring of infectious diseases.
With the new data, the balance of the pandemic on German soil amounts to 248,997 cases and 9,324 deaths. The number of people who have managed to overcome COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, climbs to 222,900 after 1,000 patients have been discharged in the past 24 hours.
North Rhine-Westphalia is the most severely affected state in Germany with 60,085 positive and 1,823 deaths, followed by Bavaria with 58,692 cases and 2,641 deaths and Baden Württemberg with 43,259 infected and 1,865 deaths. Berlin has 11,623 cases and 226 deaths.
Angela Merkel’s government and the regions have in the past few days spoken out in favor of tightening restrictions to contain the outbreaks of the past few weeks, with explicit recommendations not to travel to areas considered to be at risk.