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Coronavirus: Germany reports 5,132 daily cases, highest since April


Komal FatimaWeb Editor

14th Oct, 2020. 01:08 pm
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COVID-19 cases surge

Coronavirus cases are again rising in Germany. The country has recorded 5,132 new cases in 24 hours for the first time since April.

The country’s national disease control agency reported the latest figure. 

According to the figure released by the Robert Koch Institute, the number of new infections increased more than 1,000 compared to 4,122 on Tuesday. On the other hand, the death toll increased by 43.

The previous daily high was registered on Saturday since April as 4,721 cases were added.

Note that Germany has a total of 335,679 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 9,740 patients lost the battle against Covid-19. Out of the confirmed cases, 279,100 patients have recovered. The number of active cases in the country is 46,839 so far.

Cases increased at its peak in late March and early April when it was counting more than 6,000 new cases per day.

Man gets coronavirus twice

The coronavirus pandemic is increasing rapidly in the US. A man has contracted Covid-19 twice, with the second infection becoming more tragic than the first.

Doctors reported that the 25-year-old man required hospital treatment after his lungs could not get sufficient oxygen into his body. He tested positive for the second time and is hypoxic (low blood oxygen) with shortness of breath.

The man was not suffering from health problems or immune defects that would cause danger.

Scientists reported that the man contracted Covid-19 twice. They said that a comparison of the genetic codes of the virus collected during each bout of symptoms showed that they are different to be caused by the same infection.

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