They can’t concentrate, they don’t sleep well, their heart races. Some are so exhausted that they can barely get from bed to the toilet and back again. ZEIT ONLINE works with people who… Long Covid spoke about their illness stories. Here, they tell us what helped them.

It is difficult to say how many people in Germany are currently suffering from Post Covid, writes the Robert Koch Institute. And also because, fortunately, in many people the symptoms disappear on their own after a while. Data from the Central Institute for Statutory Health Insurance in Berlin can serve as a reference. According to this report, doctors submitted an average of nearly 350,000 post-Covid cases to health insurance companies for billing each quarter last year.