Kyiv: On Saturday, October 17, chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel called on Germans to curtail social contacts and minimize trips. According to her, there is a risk to worsen the epidemic situation in the country.
Merkel told that addressing the nation personally.
She mentioned that everything must have been done in order not to get virus out of control.
"I speak to you: Meet less people either at home or in the street. Please, abstain from any trip or party that isn’t very necessary… We must do everything in order not to get virus out of control. Every day counts’’, Merkel said.
On Saturday, September 17, Germany fixed new daily record of Covid-19 infection rate. Robert Koch Institute informed that 7 830 new cases were revealed during 24 hours, that is almost 500 cases more than the day before. Besides that, 33 patients died, so death toll climbed to 9 767, in total.