Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-11-25 02:35:00 –
Berlin >> Official figures released Thursday show that Germany has become the latest country to record 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.
The German disease control agency said it has recorded an additional 351 deaths associated with the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, with total casualties reaching 100,119.
In Europe, Germany is the fifth country to pass the mark after Russia, Great Britain, Italy and France.
The Robert Koch Institute, a federal agency that collects data from about 400 community health agencies, said Germany also recorded a new record number of 75,961 daily confirmed cases in 24 hours. Since the onset of the outbreak, there have been more than 5.57 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Germany.
Due to the surge in incidents, the German government, waiting on Wednesday, has announced the creation of a new permanent group of experts to advise authorities on how to tackle a pandemic.
Hospitals have warned that there is a shortage of intensive care units, and some facilities in the southern and eastern parts of the country are beginning to transfer patients to other areas.
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