Berlin At first glance, the Corona autumn begins as in previous years. It’s getting colder, people are meeting indoors more often again – and getting infected more often. However, the outlook for the coming months is fundamentally different this year.
In Berlin and among experts with whom the Handelsblatt spoke, this time there was cautious confidence instead of concern that it would be less bad than in 2020 and 2021. At that time, with intensive care units that were sometimes full and a high number of deaths.
He is expecting a four-digit seven-day incidence again, said Health Minister Karl Lauterbach on Friday. “But I’m confident that we’ll have it under control.” Corona is currently not so much in the public eye “and it’s up to us to keep it that way.” After a long pause, he spoke SPDPoliticians in the federal press conference together with the head of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) Lothar Wieler again about the Corona situation.