Death toll from coronavirus in Germany has climbed up to 541 on Monday, with 120 new deaths in the past 24 hours, according to the figures released by local health authorities.

The Berlin-based website Coronavirus-Monitor, which compiles up-to-date numbers from the local health authorities, has reported 6,996 new cases, bringing the total infections to 62,435.

More than 10,500 people are reported to have recovered from the virus.

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

Most of those infected in Germany are

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