Germany Reports 109 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

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By Reuters
March 5, 2020COVID-19share
Germany Reports 109 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases
Canan Emcan, 31, chief nurse of the infection and virologist ward of the university clinic of Essen starts a control unit in a ready-to-use special sick room for possible coronavirus patients during a media event in Essen, Germany, on March 5, 2020. (Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters)

BERLIN—The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany jumped by 109 within a day, a public health institute said on Thursday.

As of Thursday morning, there were 349 cases spread across all but one federal state, up from 240 on Wednesday morning and compared with 262 on Wednesday afternoon, the Robert Koch Institute said.

The hardest-hit state is the western region of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany’s most populous, with 175 cases.

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Canan Emcan, 31, chief nurse of the infection and virologist ward of the university clinic of Essen pushes a clean hospital bed into a special sick room to be used in case of coronavirus patients during a media event in Essen, Germany, on March 5, 2020. (Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters)

By Thomas Seythal

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