Why Germany Has a Low Covid-19 Death Rate

Here’s what experts speculate

Why Is Germany’s Coronavirus Death Rate So Low?

Even though Germany has reported 61,164 confirmed cases of the coronavirus as of Sunday, just 490 of those people have died, putting the fatality rate at 0.8%. That’s significantly lower than the 11% fatality rate in Italy and the 8.4% rate in Spain.

Public health experts and journalists alike are curious by the difference. The pandemic is quickly evolving, and the rate of deaths could change. Germany may just be…



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