Germany reports 8,685 new COVID-19 cases
Last Saturday, a new daily record was reached in the country, with 14,714 cases, according to the RKI, the federal government agency for disease control and prevention. On the same day, the number of deaths exceeded the 10,000 mark.
The COVID-19 incidence of the last seven days rose to 74.9 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, according to the latest daily situation report by the RKI.
The number of COVID-19 patients who need intensive medical treatment also continued to rise to almost 1,300 on Sunday, it said.