OREANDA-NEWS. Minister of Health of the Federal Republic of Germany, Jens Spahn said at a briefing on April 17 that the spread of a new coronavirus infection was taken control in the territory of the country.

According to the politician, since April 12, the number of newly confirmed cases is less than the number of recovering patients. “Now we have more than 80 thousand recovered with about 130 thousand (Infected. – Ed.),” he said.

A day before, Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel during a video conference of the leaders of the Group of Seven dedicated to the pandemic, emphasized Germany’s commitment to support the World Health Organization. She noted that the spread of the disease can be stopped only with a coordinated international response.