Germany has reported a record number of coronavirus-related deaths for a single day, data from the country’s disease control agency showed on Wednesday
According to the Robert Koch Institute's Covid-19 dashboard, 1,129 deaths were recorded in the past 24 hours. That brings the total number of deaths in Germany to 32,107.
The previous record single-day death toll was last Wednesday with 962 fatalities.
In the past 24 hours, the institute also recorded 22,459 new coronavirus infections.
Germany is currently struggling with a surge in cases. The country has imposed severe restrictions on public life, attempting to slow the virus’ spread.