US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — More than 200 people died in Germany from a coronavirus, more than 37 thousand became ill, Focus online portal reported, citing data from land departments in the healthcare sector.
We are talking about 207 dead and 37 thousand 179 infected, the largest number of cases recorded in the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Germany reached 31,554, 149 people died, the Robert Koch Institute said earlier on Wednesday.
On Tuesday morning, the institute reported 27,436 sick and 114 dead. The Robert Koch Institute, which is part of the Ministry of Health, maintains statistics on the incidence rate in the country, but its data are published once a day and differ from the data of the media, which count.
The leadership of the Institute previously stated that it was aware of the discrepancies in the data, and explained this by a “temporary lag” and the need to consolidate official reports of regional departments.
The largest number of cases was recorded in North Rhine-Westphalia (7 197), Bavaria (6 558), Baden-Württemberg (6 069). In Berlin , 1,428 cases were recorded.
The World Health Organization on March 11 announced an outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 with a pandemic. According to the latest WHO data, more than 414 thousand people are infected in the world, more than 14.5 thousand have died.
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