In Germany, 745 new coronavirus infections have been registered in the past 24 hours. This is reported by the Robert Koch-Institut (RKI), the German counterpart to RIVM.
A total of 176,752 cases of the lung virus are now known to the authorities, the RKI reports.
Since the onset of the corona pandemic, 8,147 people in Germany have died from the virus. In the past 24 hours, 57 new corona deaths were registered.
On Tuesday, it was announced that more than 20,000 doctors and nurses in German hospitals and nursing homes have been infected since mid-April.
They make up more than 11 percent of all corona cases in the country.