Berlin's hospitals and doctors are under pressure because of an extremely high number of patients with respiratory diseases, flu symptoms and COVID-19. During the upcoming holidays, the Senate Health Administration wants people to go to hospitals in emergencies only.
In Berlin's city center, a huge aquarium with 1,500 fish burst in the early morning. A million liters (264,172 gallons) of water flooded and damaged a Radisson Hotel. The guests were woken up and evacuated. Two hundred police officers and firefighters are on site.