The pandemic of the new coronavirus originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan has left in the last 24 hours in Germany 11,287 new cases and 30 deaths, which is a new record of infections in a day and exceeds the previous maximum of 3,000 positive, according to the balance published this Thursday by the Robert Koch Institute, the German government agency responsible for monitoring infectious diseases.
The new daily record of infections recorded this Thursday, with 11,287 new cases, is almost double the maximum figure in the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic in Germany, reached on March 28, with 6,295 infections in 24 hours.
With the new data, the balance of the pandemic in Germany rises to 392,049 infected persons and 9,905 fatalities. In terms of recoveries, 306,100 people have managed to overcome COVID-19, the respiratory disease generated by the coronavirus, including 4,000 people who have been discharged in the last 24 hours.
North Rhine-Westphalia continues to lead the list of most affected states with 97,507 cases and 1,980 deaths, followed by Bavaria with 84,090 and 2,729 deaths and Baden-Wüttemburg with 63,132 cases and 1,950 deaths. The capital, Berlin, records 23,698 cases and 243 deaths.
Germany is one of the countries most affected by the coronavirus crisis in Europe after Spain, France, United Kingdom and Italy. The country reached the peak of infections in the context of the pandemic between the end of March and the beginning of April, with more than 6,000 cases per day, after which the figure fell to rise again in July.