Number of coronavirus patients in Germany jumps to 684

Number of coronavirus patients in Germany jumps to 684

A sign written in German announcing that protective masks and hand sanitiser are sold out is seen a
FILE PHOTO: A sign written in German announcing that protective masks and hand sanitiser are sold out is seen at a pharmacy in Berlin, Germany on Feb 29, 2020. (Photo: REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

BERLIN: The number of coronavirus patients in Germany stood at 684 on Saturday (Mar 7) morning, the country's public health agency, the Robert Koch Institute, said, an increase of 45 over Friday evening.

The cases are concentrated in the west and south of the country, with 346 in the state of North Rhine Westphalia and over 100 each in the southern states of Bavaria and Baden-Wuerttemberg, where the country's initial cases were registered.

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Source: Reuters/ic

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