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After opening Germany's confirmed coronavirus cases rise

Christian Fernsby ▼ | May 25, 2020
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 289 to 178,570, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Monday.
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The reported death toll rose by 10 to 8,257, the data showed.

Topics: Germany

More than 100 people have confirmed coronavirus cases after attending or coming into contact with someone who attended services at a church in Frankfurt, German authorities confirmed on Sunday.

German officials have linked 107 cases of the disease to May 10 gatherings at Evangelical Christian Baptist Congregation in the city, despite church officials insisting that social distancing guidelines were upheld during the service.

News of the spike in cases resulting from the church services first broke late last week, but the number of infected rose dramatically over the weekend with just 40 cases being linked to the church as recently as Saturday.