Of these patients, 1,500 are in intensive care units and roughly 1,100 patients in the ICU units require ventilation.
The hospital federation also confirmed to CNN that the available number of ventilation places in intensive care have now increased from 20,000 to 30,000, adding that ”in the medium-term we expect to double the original 20,000 ventilation places.”
Earlier Monday, Germany’s Robert Koch Institute — the country’s agency for disease and control — said that coronavirus cases rose by 9% in the last 24 hours.
Germany now has 57,298 confirmed cases, an increase of 786 cases from Sunday to Monday. At least 455 people have died.
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