Germany’s COVID-19 cases increase to 259,428

Germany’s COVID-19 cases rose by 834 to 259,428 over the past 24 hours, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases said on Sunday.

The death toll from the disease increased by two to 9,349, it added.

The German Ministry of Finance on Thursday slashed its tax revenue forecast for 2021 by 19.6 billion euros (23.25 billion U.S. dollars), down from the prior estimate in May.