For the third day in a row, the number of new corona infections detected in the last 24 hours in Germany has risen sharply.
The Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the German equivalent of the RIVM, reports 22,268 new cases.
That’s another significant increase from the roughly 18,500 new cases reported Wednesday.
On Tuesday, there were about 13,500 new cases. In the three days before, the number of new cases had dropped sharply every day.
In the past twenty-four hours, another 389 people in Germany died from the effects of Covid-19. The total official death toll from the corona epidemic so far stands at 15,160.