Coronavirus cases in Germany top 2,100 as death toll rises to four

Source: The Local

A fourth death due to coronavirus was confirmed on Thursday afternoon, according to Baden-Württemberg’s Ministry of Social Affairs.The 67-year-old came from the Rems-Murr district. This is the first death reported in the southwestern state, which as of Thursday at 12 pm reported over 330 cases. All of Germany’s 16 states have had confirmed cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of reported infections in Germany to 2,120 as of Thursday at 12pm, up from around 1,300 cases on Tuesday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University and the Robert Koch Institute.

Germany’s third mortality due to the coronavirus has been reported the previous day on Wednesday, in the virus hotspot of Heinsberg in North Rhine-Westphalia. It was the second death confirmed in the district, which has over 365 coronavirus cases out of about 250,000 inhabitants.

On Monday, the first two deaths from coronavirus in Germany were reported in the western German city of Essen and in Heinsberg.

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