According to the country’s Center for Disease Control, more than 40,000 people in Germany have died of symptoms related to the new coronavirus.
Daily statistics from the Robert Koch Institute show that within 24 hours, there were 465 deaths, bringing the country’s total death toll to 40,343.
The country also recorded 1
Germany, praised for handling the first wave of the pandemic, reported Friday that its Covid-19 death toll has increased by the largest 24 hours. In this way, the number of deaths in the country increased by 1,188 within 24 hours.
With the surge in cases, the lock-up period has been extended: Earlier this week, the government extended the national lock-up period originally scheduled for January 10 to the end of this month, and tightened restrictions on movement and contact to curb the spread of the virus.
Germany promotes vaccine development: Last Saturday, Health Minister Jens Spahn announced that one million people across the country had been vaccinated against Covid-19.