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Coronavirus cases in Germany surge past 2,000 - Koch Institute

BERLIN, March 12 (Reuters) - The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany has risen to 2,369, the Robert Koch Institute for infectious diseases said on Thursday.

A day earlier, it reported the number of cases at 1,567.

Five people have died from the virus in Germany.

(Writing by Paul Carrel; Editing by Douglas Busvine)