In Germany, the number of corona infections detected in the last 24 hours has increased by more than a thousand compared to the day before.
The Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the German counterpart of the RIVM, reported 23,449 new cases on Friday morning.
The upward trend thus continues in the week. On Thursday, the RKI reported 22,046 new cases, around 17,000 on Wednesday and about 13,500 infections on Tuesday.
In total, the coronavirus has been diagnosed in 1,130,238 people in Germany.
In the past 24 hours, another 432 people in Germany died from Covid-19. This brings the total death toll as a result of the epidemic to 18,034.