Coronavirus: Germany cases rise to 42,288, death toll at 253

Medical staff inform people lining up for a test in a coronavirus clearing-up center in Dresden, Germany. (File photo: Reuters)

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Germany has risen to 42,288 and 253 people have died of the disease, statistics from the Robert Koch Institute for infectious diseases showed on Friday.

Cases rose by 5,780 compared with the previous day while the death toll climbed by 55, the tally showed.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:54 - GMT 06:54