Germany’s new coronavirus cases increase most in four daysChristian Fernsby ▼ | April 30, 2020
The number of new coronavirus cases in Germany rose the most in four days as the government considers further steps to ease restrictions on daily life.
Chancellor Angela Merkel
Fatalities rose by 153 to 6,467 and the death rate inched up to 4% from 3.95% a day earlier, while the number of recovered held at 120,400.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to consult with state premiers later on Thursday on whether to lift more of the curbs imposed to stop the disease from spreading.
Some regional leaders including North Rhine-Westphalia Premier Armin Laschet have tried to lower expectations, saying it’s too early for a significant change in strategy. ■