Germany 7,334 new cases of Coronavirus



New wave of Coronavirus infections in Germany have reached a new record with 7,334 cases within one day, bringing the total number to 348,557, the national disease control agency Robert Koch Institute (RKI) announced on Friday.

The previous daily record of new infections was registered on Thursday, at 6,638, according to RKI data. Thursday's daily case figure marked a jump of some 1,500 on the previous day. The previous infection peak of around 6,300 daily cases was in late March, German news agency dpa reported.

Increased infection numbers were linked particularly to private celebrations with family and friends, according to the latest daily situation report by the RKI.