Germany Claims Pandemic Is Under Control

Germany has tested 1.7 million people so far and the number of contagions has decreased significantly.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - German Health Minister Jens Spahn said yesterday, April 17th, that the Covid-19 pandemic is currently "under control" in the country and that the number of contagions has decreased significantly.

"We can say that we have managed to switch from dynamic growth [of the number of contagions] to linear, since the rate of infection has dropped," he explained. He said Germany has tested 1.7 million people so far.

Globally, the disease has caused over 145,000 deaths and infected more than 2.1 million people in 193 countries and territories. More than 465,000 patients . . .

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