Corona in Germany: the number of coronavirus-related deaths reported within 24 hours has skyrocketed and has reached a new high. The German health authorities reported 590 new deaths within one day to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI). That is 103 cases more than the previous record of 487 deaths last Wednesday.
A total of 20,815 new infections with the coronavirus were reported within 24 hours. On Wednesday in the previous week, the value was 17,270. The highest daily value so far was on November 20 with 23,648 cases. The trend in the number of daily deaths had recently gone up, which was expected after the steep increase in new infections.