The public mood in Germany has reached the lowest point since the start of the coronavirus crisis. Only 22 percent of Germans view the next twelve months with optimism, while 71 percent are concerned and sceptical. With fears of being infected declining, an overwhelming majority of Germans, 76 percent, are concerned about the possible economic consequences of the crisis. 70 percent expect that the business climate will not recover within the upcoming twelve months; 40 percent expect the downturn will last even longer.57 percent consider national rescue programmes for the economy beneficial. At the same time a majority is convinced that most businesses are not receiving sufficient support.