Coronavirus: How the German military helps fight the pandemic | Germany| News and in-depth reporting from Berlin and beyond | DW | 30.10.2020

It’s an offer that hundreds of German councils and government departments have taken advantage of so far: As a Defense Ministry spokesman told DW, some 1,300 applications have been filed since the coronavirus pandemic began, of which 900 were approved. Of these, 300 operations are currently being carried out, deploying a total of 3,000 Bundeswehr members. This is well within the Bundeswehr capacity, the spokesman said: Some 15,000 military personnel are available to be called on. Source: Coronavirus: How the German military helps fight the pandemic | Germany| News and in-depth reporting from Berlin and beyond | DW | 30.10.2020