The situation in Germany's hospitals is “extremely difficult” due to new coronavirus infections, German government spokesman Steffen Seibert said on Monday.
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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 9,847 to 1,775,513, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Monday.
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But Seibert said it is hard to get an accurate picture of the COVID-19 situation at the moment as reported cases are probably incomplete due to the holidays.