A face mask placed on The Nymph fountain in Bad Wildungen. Germany has introduced drastic restrictions on public life and strict travel bans as part of efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: DPA

Coronavirus: why are so many more people dying in Italy than Germany?

  • Germany among the countries with the highest number of reported cases – yet its mortality rate is around 0.4 per cent
  • That sits in stark comparison to worst-hit Italy where hundreds of people have died in recent days
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A face mask placed on The Nymph fountain in Bad Wildungen. Germany has introduced drastic restrictions on public life and strict travel bans as part of efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: DPA
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