"We are not powerless in the face of the virus, but it depends on our behavior how quickly and powerfully it spreads, so we are forced to do only one thing, reduce contacts," German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a video post today. on the Bundesregierung website.
"Please, when possible, stay in your homes and settlements," she said.
Today, the Robert Koch Institute recorded 14,714 cases in the last 24 hours and a total of 10,003 deaths.
Currently, new contacts with Covid-19 in Germany are mostly young people.
There is also an increase in patients over 60 years old and those who need to use intensive therapy.