MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 16th October, 2020) Germany has confirmed 7,334 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours marking the largest daily increase since the start of the outbreak, with the total count reaching 348,557, the Robert Koch Institute said on Friday.
The death toll has grown by 24 to 9,734 people within the same period of time.
More than 284,000 people have recovered since the start of the outbreak.
A day earlier, the country confirmed 6,638 new coronavirus cases and 33 fatalities.
The World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11. To date, more than 38.8 million people have been infected with the coronavirus worldwide, with over 1.09 million fatalities, according to Johns Hopkins University.