(Bloomberg) — Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was premature to consider easing Germany’s lockdown measures as coronavirus infections can take as long as 14 days to incubate.
“We’re not even close to where we can see if the measures are working,” Merkel said via audio conference from Berlin in her first public comments since entering precautionary quarantine on Sunday.
The German leader isolated herself at home after she learned that she had come in contact with a doctor who later tested positive. Two initial tests turned up a negative result. Merkel spoke after back-to-back video conferences with leaders of the Group of 20 nations and European Union member states.
The G-20 said they were injecting more than $5 trillion to help buoy the global economy — and