You didn’t do everything right, said Nießen on Deutschlandfunk. It was a big mistake that older people had to die alone. You wouldn’t do homeschooling like that anymore either. Crisis communication by politicians could also be improved. On the other hand, they had the institution of an expert council, which reacted very quickly. Digitization has also progressed in the health authorities, and thanks to the measures imposed, the death rate in Germany is significantly lower than in other European countries or the USA.
In Germany, the mask requirement for visitors to healthcare facilities ends today. This means that there are no longer any nationwide protective measures against the corona pandemic.
This message was broadcast on 04/08/2023 on Deutschlandfunk.