More than 1,900 new coronavirus infections have been identified in Germany in the past 24 hours.
That is about three hundred fewer than the day before when almost 2,200 new cases were reported.
This is reported by the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the German equivalent of the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM).
Thursday’s number was a record with 2194 infections: since April, not many new infections have been added in 24 hours.
With the 1916 new cases on Friday, the daily increase in the number of infected for the third day in a row is around 1900.
On Wednesday 1901 infections were reported, Tuesday 1407 and Monday 927. In total, the lung virus was diagnosed in 267,773 people in Germany.
The death toll as a result of the lung virus has risen to 9378 with seven deaths, according to figures from the RKI.