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Number of coronavirus cases in Germany rises to 36,508: RKI

An ambulance car carries an Italian patient infected with coronavirus arrives at the Helios hospital in Leipzig, Germany, March 25, 2020, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues. Hendrik Schmidt/Pool via REUTERS

BERLIN (Reuters) – The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Germany has risen to 36,508 and 198 people have died of the disease, statistics from the Robert Koch Institute for infectious diseases showed on Thursday.

Cases rose by 4,995 compared with the previous day while the death toll climbed by 50, the tally showed.

Reporting by Scot W. Stevenson; Editing by Michelle Martin

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