The number of corona infections in Germany has increased with 33,777 new cases in the last 24 hours. The day before, the number of infections was above 30,000 for the first time.
Friday’s figure is a new record, although there are about 3,500 cases that were measured the day before, but was not counted due to an error.
The total number of infections in Germany is almost 1.5 million. In the past 24 hours, 813 people have died from the virus. That is 115 more than the day before. The recorded death toll now stands at 24,938.
The number of corona infections in Germany was above 30,000 for the first time on Thursday. On Thursday morning, the Robert Koch Institute, the German RIVM, reported that the number of infections was slightly lower at 26,923 than Wednesday.
After correcting a technical error in the state of Baden-Württemberg, about 3,500 cases were added, which are added to Friday’s figures.
A hard lockdown has been in effect in Germany since Wednesday. Among other things, many businesses and schools must remain closed until January, Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed with state governments on Sunday.