Three Possible Explanations for Low Coronavirus Mortality Rate in Germany

Germany reports 19,000 cases and only 68 dead, according to Saturday's data. Early detection and fewer people living with the elderly are among the factors.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The coronavirus figures in Germany hide a conundrum: the country currently counts 19,000 confirmed cases but only 68 dead. This results in a mortality rate of 0.36 percent, much lower than in France (two percent), Spain (four percent) and Italy (eight percent).

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