After Germany reported less than 10,000 newly diagnosed corona infections in the last 24 hours on Monday, that number rose again on Tuesday.
The Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the German equivalent of the RIVM, reported 11,897 new cases on Tuesday.
This brings the total number of infections in Germany to 1,787,410 cases.
In the past 24 hours, as many as 944 Covid patients died in Germany, bringing the total death toll from the epidemic to 35,518.
On Monday it was announced that the hard lockdown that took effect in Germany at about the same time as in the Netherlands would be extended until January 31.