Clarifications regarding the epidemiological classification of Germany were made by the Ministry of Health, following relevant statements by Professor Petros Karagiannis.
The Ministry of Health’s announcement as is:
Following recent statements by Professor Petros Karagiannis of the Advisory Scientific Committee for the corona virus, and following clarifying questions that arrived at the Office of the Minister of Health regarding the classification of Germany in Category A, it is clarified that, from 24 May 2020, when categorization of countries according to their epidemiological picture begun, Germany is in Category A.
It is further clarified that the country remains in Category A since then and is evaluated on the basis of epidemiological indicators like all other countries.
The Ministry of Health calls on all those who make public statements to be very careful in their reports as this is a serious issue of Public Health and the transmission of incorrect information causes confusion to citizens.