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According to the German disease and epidemic control center, Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the number of confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 160,758, with a total of 6,481 deaths reported.

Cases increased by 1,639 in Germany, the daily rate of increase ticks up 1.0% from a 0.9% rise seen on Thursday. The death toll rose by 193 vs. 173 seen a day before.

There is at least an estimated 126,900 recoveries from the infection, the institute reports.

On Thursday, it was reported that Germany is to re-open museums, galleries, zoos and playgrounds and allow religious services to resume, in measures agreed by the Chancellor, Angela Merkel, and the leaders of 16 federal states.

EUR/USD reaction     

The euro is unmoved on the latest German stats, with EUR/USD flirting with weekly highs near 1.0870.