Berlin (AP) —Official figures released Thursday show that Germany has become the latest country to exceed 100,000 deaths from COVID-19. Pandemic I started.
The German disease control agency said it has recorded an additional 351 deaths associated with the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, with total casualties reaching 100,119.
In Europe, Germany is the fifth country to pass the mark after Russia, Great Britain, Italy and France.
The Robert Koch Institute, a federal agency that collects data from about 400 community health departments, said Germany also set a record of confirmed cases every day — 75,961 in 24 hours. Since the onset of the outbreak, there have been more than 5.57 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Germany.
Due to the surge in incidents, the German government waiting on Wednesday Announced the creation of a new permanent expert group Advise authorities on how to tackle a pandemic.
Although the number of daily infections is higher than seen During the surge last winterCurrently, the number of daily deaths per confirmed case is low. Experts say this is due to vaccination, reducing the chances of a serious illness.
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