BERLIN

The death toll from coronavirus in Germany crossed 4,000 on Friday, while the total number of cases neared 140,000, according to health authorities.

At least 289 more deaths from the virus were registered over the past 24 hours, bringing the toll to 4,093, according to data analysis firm Risklayer and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, which compiles real-time figures from nearly 400 local authorities.

With 3,382 new cases in the last 24 hours, the number of people infected with the virus so far climbed to 138,135 in the country.

Germany’s disease control agency, the Robert Koch Institute, has reported that

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