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The Number Of Infected People in Germany Could Be 10 Times Higher

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The Number Of Infected People in Germany Could Be 10 Times Higher

According to a new study, the number of people infected with the virus in Germany could be 10 times higher than the current estimate.

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About 1.8million people have contracted the virus according to researchers from the University of Bonn. Germany has about 165,745 confirmed cases, 6,866 death and 132,700 have recovered from the virus.

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The study – which has yet to be peer reviewed – focused on a sample of 919 people living in a town in the municipality of Heinsberg, one of the worst-hit areas of the country.

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According to the study, 1 out of five people tested does not show symptoms.

Germany is starting to ease its lockdown measures. Zoos, museums and hairdressers have reopened, with some students also returning to school.

Meanwhile, all of Germany’s 16 federal states have made mouth-and-nose coverings compulsory in public spaces such as shops and on public transport.

Although Merkel chancellor of Germany urged citizens to stick to strict social-distancing measures that are still in place, limiting them to meeting only one other person from outside their household at a distance of 1.5 metres (5 feet).

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