a Germany It set a new daily record of Covid-19 cases on Thursday (27), crossing the 200,000 mark for the first time since the pandemic began.
According to the Robert Koch Institute for Infectious Diseases, the country recorded 203,136 positive tests in the past 24 hours, nearly 70,000 more cases than the same day last week.
On Wednesday (26th), the country had already broken the record for cases, with just over 164,000 positive tests in just one day.
Germany also recorded another 188 deaths on Thursday and already has 117,314 deaths from the novel coronavirus.
On Wednesday (26th), German parliamentarians debated whether to impose mandatory vaccination against Covid-19. Demonstrators protested outside the parliament building against the measure. (pictured above).
German parliamentarians debate in the country’s parliament on the mandatory vaccine against Covid-19 in the country – Photo: Michele Tantoussi / Reuters
About 75% of the German population has received at least one dose of the vaccine – lower than in other Western European countries such as FranceItalia or espItwhere numbers exceed 80% of the immunized population.
Chancellor Olaf Schultz supports mandatory vaccination for those over 18, but his coalition government is divided on the issue.
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