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The latest data from the German disease and epidemic control center, Robert Koch Institute (RKI), showed that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 176,792, with a total of 8,147 deaths reported on Thursday.

Cases increased by 745 in Germany on Thursday versus Wednesday’s +797. The death toll rose by 57, the tally showed.

The institute estimates the virus reproduction rate (R-value) ranges below the 1.0 key level, estimated at 0.87 as of Wednesday. With the R-value stabilizing, the German government remains on track to carry out the re-opening plans.

The total estimate of about 158,000 persons has recovered as of the latest update.

EUR/USD’s corrective mode intact

EUR/USD has breached the key 100-DMA support and looks to extend the corrective slide amid broad-based US dollar rebound, as US-China tensions escalate.