Germany registered 73 new coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 432, according to local health authorities.

The Berlin-based website Coronavirus-Monitor, which compiles up-to-date numbers from local health authorities, reported 5,201 new cases on Sunday, bringing the total infections to 56,572.

More than 9,200 patients infected with the virus have so far recovered.

Germany is the third-worst-affected country by the coronavirus pandemic in Europe, but its death toll has so far remained lower than the two hardest-hit countries, Italy and Spain.

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition government announced on Saturday that it would not ease lockdown

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