Germany's confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 17,862: RKI

Extended lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Frankfurt

BERLIN (Reuters) - The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 17,862 to 2,106,262, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Friday.

The reported death toll rose by 859 to 50,642, the tally showed.

(Reporting by Berlin Newsroom; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)