The death toll from the new coronavirus in Germany has climbed to 1,524 on Sunday, according to figures released by local authorities.

Data analysis firm Risklayer and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, which compiled real-time figures from nearly 400 local health authorities, reported 224 new deaths over the past 24 hours.

The number of people infected with the virus climbed to 98,765 in the country.

More than 26,400 people were reported to have recovered from the virus.

Official figures

Despite the slowing trend in the new coronavirus infections, which remained below 6,200 during the last seven days, the country recorded

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