Italy, too, looks to be plateauing - possibly even at the beginning of a downward curve.
Who has had the disease, did many who have had it barely notice the symptoms, and what sort of immunity do they now have?
First new infections were going by double digits in percentage terms, then into single figures, and now there's an actual fall.
Usual warnings apply to reading too much into any one day's figures.
New infections too are flat at around 4,500 a day.
Germany is to launch a huge antibody testing programme in Bavaria, hoping to test 3,000 people several times over the next four weeks to try and get a handle on how far Covid-19 has spread.
The rest of Europe will be watching the results very carefully, as it could point the way to an "exit strategy" for all those countries under lockdown.
Sweden continues to cause some concern to its Nordic neighbours as it pursues a significantly more laissez-faire attitude to movement and activity.
The death toll is rising quite a lot faster in Sweden than in Denmark, Norway or Finland. Finland is now considering closing its border completely with Sweden after a spike in infections in Finnish Lapland was blamed on movement across the Swedish border.
Ventilators, testing equipment and other medical supplies will be exempt from tariffs and VAT until at least the end of July, in the hope this will drive down prices and increase supply.
This will apply to the UK as well as we are still subject to EU rules during the transition period.
The threat of coronavirus ripping through the refugee camps on the Greek islands is finally forcing both the European and Greek authorities to do something about a sore that has festered on Europe's southern borders for several years.
Reducing overcrowding by moving refugees into hotels or empty housing is one option being given serious consideration on the islands.