Merkel’s government was in the middle of march criticized for “corona-chaos”, but the criticism is now subsided.
Two-thirds of germans are satisfied with the political leaders ‘ handling of the coronaviruskrisen, according to a new poll.
About 66 percent of the participants in a YouGov-the measurement from the news agency dpa responds positively to questions about whether chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has responded satisfactorily to the challenges that the crisis raises.
This is the expression for an increase in support for the government’s action in relation to, for two weeks ago, when 54 percent had a predominantly positive impression of the Merkel government’s crisis response.
The percentage, which gives the expression of dissatisfaction has fallen from 38 to 27 percent in the same period.
Like many other countries, Germany has introduced a wide variety of unusual measures to prevent the spread of the virus. On Wednesday, the government will take a position as to whether the imposed restrictions will be relaxed or not.
Merkel said earlier this week that the EU has never been subjected to a greater ordeal of the union, than is the case with coronapandemien.
– in my opinion, are Europe, the european UNION, is facing the biggest ordeal since its founding. We have a great health challenge affecting all member states – however differently, she said, and stressed that it is particularly important that the EU comes strongly out of the economic crisis, as coronapandemien has brought.
And it is in all EU countries ‘ interest that the EU comes out well on the other side. Germany will only be able to do well in the long run, if Europe is doing well. The answer to coronakrisen can only be A stronger europe and more Europe, she said.
Merkel’s government was in the middle of march criticized in the newspaper Bild, for what the newspaper called “corona-chaos”.
– No speeches and no leadership from the government in the crisis, wrote Bild.
Germany is the European country with the highest number of beds in intensive care departments in the health system, per inhabitants.