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The building of the Robert Koch-Institut (RKI), the German counterpart of the RIVM, was bombarded with incendiary bombs in the night from Saturday to Sunday, reports the Berlin law enforcement.

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An unknown number of people would have thrown bottles of combustible material against the facade of the RKI building in the southwest of the city at around 2.40 am.

The fire that arose as a result was able to extinguish an employee. There were no injuries and the damage to the building was limited to a broken window, police say.

No one has been arrested for the arson attempt yet. The police say they are investigating the case, taking into account a political motive.

The damage was limited to a broken window. (Photo: ANP)

Just like the RIVM, the RKI is responsible for publishing the number of positive tests, hospital admissions and deceased corona patients. On Sunday, the German institute reported 11,176 new positive tests. That is slightly less than the record number (11,714) reported on Saturday.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Germans in a video message on Saturday to limit the number of social contacts and to travel as little as possible. If residents reduce the number of contact moments, they can collectively “take on the enormous challenge posed by the virus,” says Merkel.

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