Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the German Chancellor, ruled out further easing of the epidemic, saying the doubling of the number of cases in a single day in Germany in the past three weeks must be brought under control. < / P > < p > Europe’s largest economy reported on Tuesday that new cases in a single day hit the highest level in nearly four months, adding to concerns about a resurgence of the epidemic across the continent. In Dusseldorf, Merkel said: “the recent trend” should not continue, we must curb it “and will impose fines on those who ignore epidemic prevention regulations and do not comply with social alienation measures. “We are still in the epidemic,” she said in her first public address since the recent outbreak in Germany < / P > < p > Merkel said, “more mobility and contact between people leads to an increase in cases. Even though the virus is not visible, it does exist. And there’s no vaccine, no medicine. ” According to data from Johns Hopkins University, as of Tuesday morning, 1693 new cases were added in Germany within 24 hours, the most since April 25. At the height of the epidemic in spring, the number of new cases in a single day in Germany reached nearly 7000.