The latest data from the German disease and epidemic control center, Robert Koch Institute (RKI), showed that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 178,570, with a total of 8,257 deaths reported on Friday.
Cases increased by 289 in Germany on Monday versus Sunday’s +431. The death toll rose by 10, the tally showed.
The institute estimates the virus reproduction rate (R-value) stays below the 1.0 key level, estimated at 0.94 as of Sunday. `
The total estimate of about 161,200 persons has recovered as of the latest update.
EUR/USD stays depressed below 1.0900
EUR/USD holds the lower just below 1.0900, as the US dollar continues to draw the haven bids across the board amid escalating US-China tensions. Focus shifts to the German IFO survey.
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