Thanks to mass tests and quick contact tracking of all cases, authorities can keep track of the pandemic and prevent chains of infection - so far the theory.

Because both have so far hardly worked in Germany, the country suffered a loss of control twice.

Months of lockdowns and drastic restrictions followed.

Has crisis management learned from the mistakes?

At least at the local level, new digital solutions are now gaining ground - the “Luca” software with an app connected has recently become a constant topic in newspapers and talk shows.

It was not until Sunday evening that the science journalist Ranga Yogeshwar and Smudo, co-developers of the app and front man of the music group “Die Fantastischen Vier” discussed the benefits of the application at “Anne Will” - in front of one of the most important crisis managers, Chancellor Helge Braun (CDU ).

The principle of the app: