Germany reports 134 new coronavirus cases: Robert Koch Institute

A medical employee talks with people waiting outside the new medical examination department on the grounds of the Charite university hospital's campus Virchow in Berlin, on March 4, 2020.
A medical employee talks with people waiting outside the new medical examination department on the grounds of the Charite university hospital's campus Virchow in Berlin, on March 4, 2020.PHOTO: AFP

BERLIN (REUTERS) - Germany on Friday (March 6) reported 134 new confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, the Robert Koch Institute said.

The number of cases rose to 534, up from 400 reported on Thursday evening.

More than half of the cases, 281, are in the western region of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany's most populous state.