While the same German official confirms the highest daily rate of infections so far (23,648 new cases).
Health officials can be that way. Once everybody has been infected with Coronavirus they will recommend that the government consider lifting of the current restrictions, I assume.
Speaking to reporters in Berlin, Robert Koch Institute chief Lothar Wieler said the number of new infections has since plateaued, with 22,609 reported on Thursday – roughly the same number as a week ago. He said the fact they are not rising is good news but cautioned that it was too early to say if this is a trend.
23.648 neue Fälle: Höchstand bei Corona-Neuinfektionen.