According to the German disease and epidemic control center, Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the number of confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 156,337, with a total of 5,913 deaths reported.
Cases increased by 1,144 in Germany, the daily rate of increase steadies at 0.7%. The death toll rose by 163 vs. 110 seen a day before.
The institute estimated that a total of 117,400 people has recovered from the infection.
The euro keeps the offered tone intact on the release of the German stats, with EUR/USD testing lows near the 1.0820 region. Focus shifts to the FOMC and ECB policy decisions.