Germany logs over 294,000 fresh COVID-19 cases on Thursday: RKI

In Germany, new cases of the COVID-19 infection has been reported after the days since the travel rules and regulations have been relaxed. The authorities have also declared that the decision related to easing up some of its domestic restrictions.

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI), which is the German body responsible for disease prevention and control, has shared the information that the nation has more than 294,000 new cases of people getting infected by the COVID-19 infection on Thursday, March 17.

Moreover, the maximum number of people getting infected is more than RKI has reported. The self-tests are not included in the final report of the positive cases of the variant of the COVID-19.

Along with this, the vaccination rate, the data provided from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) depicts the information that 90.6 percent of the total population in Germany has already completed the primary vaccination.

Additionally, the other 69.2 percent has got an extra vaccination dose of the vaccination.

The German ministers have already declared plans to slowly lift up the maximum number of the COVID-19 restriction by March 20.

On the other hand, the Health Minister of Germany named Karl Lauterbach has mentioned the plan to remove the restrictions to reconsider for 2nd time as the cases of the COVID-9 infection tends to increase.

However, Lauterbach stated that the situation in the entire nation is “Critical” at the moment as well as suggested that the authorities should continue to apply measures until the maximum number of infections decreases gradually.

Furthermore, the rise in the COVID-19 infection case also follows the relaxation of the travel restrictions for people coming from other nations.

The German authorities have declared that the coming travellers would no longer be subject to strict travel rules as they were before.

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