By Bonita Onyeka, For Agenda Watchdog, April 16, 2020
(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Germany has suffered the deadliest day of its coronavirus crisis so far as the rate of new infections also accelerated.
The country announced 315 new deaths from the virus Thursday, bringing its total from 3,254 to 3,569. The figure is higher than the 285 reported Wednesday, which was the previous highest daily total.
The number of new cases also rose by 2,866 taking the total number of infections from 127,584 to 130,450.
That marks a 9.7 per cent rise in the number of cases, the third day in a row that the rate of new infections has risen after almost a week in decline.