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Corona-News from Germany and around the world – the top stories: holiday country, Croatia, is reporting record numbers of Corona infections (06: 25) Federal government suddenly has 250 million Corona-protection masks to give away (20.51 PM) provinces report 1455 Corona infections – also number of currently Infected is rising sharply (19.35 PM)
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France wants to respond to mandatory Quarantine in the UK
08.22 PM: Paris wants to be on the British mandatory Quarantine for travellers from France to react, and an equivalent measure for travellers from the United Kingdom to introduce. We regret the British decision, and hope for a speedy return to normality, informed of state for Europe sekrektär Clément Beaune on Friday via Twitter.
Travellers from France and the Netherlands have to go to their arrival in the UK from this Saturday to back in a two-week self-isolation. This was communicated to the British transport Minister Grant shapp’s on Thursday evening.
France followed in the Corona-crisis, in principle, the line, to impose no Quarantine requirement. If a country, however, this step, is reacted, in France, in accordance with and also a quarantine for travelers arranged. When France wants to in the case of the UK act, remained open in the first place.
According to estimates, is expected to stay for the time being, hundreds of thousands of Brits in France – it is a popular holiday country. The French Prime Minister, Jean Castex had warned a few days ago that the situation has got worse in the Corona of a pandemic. The number of admissions to hospitals and intensive care units have increased.
TOP NEWS: holiday country, Croatia, is reporting record numbers of Corona infections
06.23 PM: The EU and Croatia on Thursday a record number of new Infections with the Coronavirus reported. 180 people were infected in the past 24 hours with the Sars-CoV-2 Virus, informed the national crisis staff in Zagreb. This is the highest value registered since the beginning of the pandemic in the country in February.
Croatia is a popular holiday destination for many Germans. Finally, the Croatian tourism office reported that the booking situation in the light of the pandemic was far less serious than originally feared. Instead of an expected return of 70 to 80 percent compared to the previous year, there were Nights currently, only 55 percent to 50 percent less.
Also the neighbouring country of Slovenia registered a new increase in the number of daily new infections. For Slovenes, Croatia is a Prime holiday destination. The health authorities in Ljubljana, reports that most of the infected returnees are young people to have the information, parties on the beach attended. Gregor Mayer/dpa
Corona-Pandmie: Peru and Mexico each have more than half a Million cases
Friday, 14. August, 06.19 PM: Two Latin American countries have the mark of half a Million of registered infections with the Coronavirus exceeded. According to new Figures from the health ministries of Thursday (local time) comes from Peru now on 507 996 cases, and Mexico confirmed on 505 751. They are thus, according to the statistics, the Johns Hopkins University in the USA in the world on the places six and seven. Omar Martinez/Reuters
The North American Mexico – with nearly 130 million inhabitants, the second most populous country in Latin America and the tenth most populous in the world – has so far registered 55 293 number of deaths associated with lung disease Covid-19. Only in the USA and Brazil, there are more. Mexico tests in an international comparison very little. In Peru, equal to 3658 new deaths from the past five months were added due to the improvements of statistics on Thursday, bringing the total number rose to 25 648 – the neunthöchste in the world.
Peru is exacerbating due to the rising case of his measures against the spread of the Coronavirus numbers after loosening again. The President of the South American country, Martín Vizcarra, announced on Wednesday the resumption of a Sunday curfew and a ban of private Meetings. In Mexico, where there was never a curfew, opened in many places – even in the capital, in the Metropolitan area of about 22 million people live – in the meantime, retail stores, Restaurants, and other establishments with limited capacity.
Almost 1400 positive results Corona test stations in Bavaria
21.23 PM: 107 376 Corona Tests on Bavarian test stations for travel returnees are according to the Bavarian broadcasting (BR) 1389 positive. The had informed the Bavarian state office for health and food safety (LGL), reported the BR on Thursday night. Data from the yesterday of Wednesday is stand. Matthias Schrader/AP/dpa
Accordingly, let at motorway services on the A3, A8 and A93 in total, 72 of the 104 people on Corona to test. 1188 results were positive, around 1.6 percent. At the main railway stations in Munich and Nuremberg, 44 people have been tested positive; more than 6250 where swabs had been taken.
TOP NEWS: the Federal government has suddenly 250 million Corona to give the gift of protection masks
20.51 PM: at the beginning of the Corona pandemic have been in the country desperately protective masks is searched – the Federal government had the production outsourced, and the availability was poor. In a hurry, you ordered what you could get, and gave large orders for the production, in order to provide the German population with masks. Too many, apparently. As the “mirror” reported, the Federal government, to give away unnecessary masks to poorer States – as a “sign of visible solidarity”, as it is said in a classified paper. dpa/Oliver Dietze/dpa Federal Minister of health, Jens Spahn (CDU), as a crisis Manager in the pandemic.
According to the magazine, Minister of health, Jens Spahn (CDU) has imported 2.7 billion, masks (FFP2 and surgical masks), as well as a further one billion by the end of the year, contractually. However, only a part of which is to be delivered.
The Federal government now wants to deliver, apparently, the world health organization 275 million masks to the value of 250 million euros free of charge to countries which suffer particularly under the pandemic and limited resources. Started should be with masks, whose shelf-life expired soon. A destruction of the material was not to answer. In the paper it States that “to reckon with the critical Demands” of the Bundestag, the German Federal court of auditors and the media.
TOP NEWS: state report 1455 Corona infections – also number of currently Infected is rising sharply
19.35 PM: In Germany, have so far 220.405 people with the Coronavirus infected, as data from the country’s health and social ministries is clear. On Thursday, the number of new infections stood at 1455 (1182 on Wednesday). Especially high is the number of new infections in NRW with 535 was. Sven Hoppe/dpa
9185 people have so far died of the Coronavirus. According to the Robert Koch Institute, the number of Recovering amounts to 199.500. Thus, around 11.720 people are infected acute the are 720 active cases more than the previous day.
The R-value is increased according to RKI slightly from 0.88 to 0.91–, and is still below the critical mark of 1. The R-value indicates how many more people infects a of Infected in the cut.
Here you will find the currently reported Figures by the health ministries of the countries.
- Baden-Württemberg: 38.273 (1859 Deaths)
- Bavaria: 52.432 (2625 Deaths)
- Berlin: 10.106 (224 Deaths)
- Brandenburg: 3683 (175 Deaths)
- Bremen: 1831 (58 Deaths)
- Hamburg: 5820 (231 Deaths)
- Hesse: 13.008 (526 Deaths)
- Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: 959 (20 Deaths)
- Lower Saxony: 15.212 (655 Deaths)
- North Rhine-Westphalia: 53.122 (1767 Deaths)
- Rhineland-Palatinate: 8002 (240 Deaths)
- Saarland: 2945 (174 Deaths)
- Saxony: 5703 (224 Deaths)
- Saxony-Anhalt: 2102 (64 Deaths)
- Schleswig-Holstein: 3744 (158 Deaths)
- Thuringia: 3463 (185 Deaths)
Total: (As Of 12.08.2020, 19.25 PM): 220.405 (9185 Deaths)
The Day Before: (Date 12.08.2020, 21.57 PM): 218.950 (9179 Deaths)
Source to be Infected – and death-figures: country health and social ministries.
The number of Healed, according to the Robert Koch Institute in Germany, at around 199.500
The number of active cases is around 11.720
Currently, the RKI reported reproduction number: 0,91
Claudia Roth is still waiting for the Bavarian Corona-Test and criticized Söder
19.16 PM: the Communication breakdown in the Corona-testing in Bavaria, it is also the Bundestag Vice-President Claudia Roth to be affected. You are waiting today on the results of your Tests from the 2. August, said the Green politician of the "Augsburg Allgemeinen". At Munich airport, she had been on the Coronavirus tested. Follow-up questions were gone into the Void, the Corona-Hotline had never been away. "In the meantime, I’ve been to a doctor in Augsburg – within 23 hours, I had my negative test result." dpa/Gregor Fischer/dpabild Claudia Roth (Green party) in the Bundestag.
In Bavaria, more than 44 000 test had not been submitted until Wednesday evening overall results of the holiday returnees to the Affected. Including more than 1000 positive findings are, in the words of health Minister Melanie Huml (CSU) by Thursday in the meantime. 908 Affected were identified, they would be informed since Thursday morning after.
Roth criticised the Minister-President of Bavaria, Markus Söder (CSU) sharp: "If Mr. stylized Söder as a Top-Manager of the pandemic, and ever more controls announces, but no reality check, whether there is sufficient capacity, then the fahrlässig", Roth said. "There are times the fire is just in this pandemic dangerous, if the confidence of the people in the plot is playful ability of the policy by something."
“True” number of deaths in the USA, probably in 200,000 people
17.42 PM: The death toll in connection with the Corona-pandemic could be in the USA even higher than the official Figures of the Johns Hopkins University spend. The “New York Times” reported that since March, 2020 (up to the age of 25. July), around 200,000 people died than expected. This value, even taking into account the Corona-deaths 60,000 deaths above the average. The newspaper speculates that the “true” number of disease deceased spent the from the effects of a Corona-thus, at around 200,000.
Currently, the Johns Hopkins University is now one of 166.128 deaths in the United States.
Paul-Ehrlich-Institut marketing authorisation of vaccines at the earliest the end of 2020 or early 2021
16.33 PM: vaccine against the new Coronavirus could, according to the Paul-Ehrlich-Institute (PEI) at the earliest the end of this, at the beginning of next year, will be admitted. An Institute spokeswoman said on Thursday. After confusion on the withdrawal of information of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) confirmed them on Thursday to request information expressed by PEI President Klaus Cichutek in a number of media.
The editorial network Germany (RND) had said Cichutek, a few days ago: “I assume that it will be the end of 2020, and at the beginning of next year, authorisations, provided that the Phase III testing data are positive.” In these current studies, it is checked whether a vaccine is actually protecting against infection. First approvals do not mean that all vaccinated can be.
The PEI, with headquarters in the Hessian town of Langen in Germany for the approval of vaccines. In a Wednesday afternoon paper published by the RKI was read to provisional forecasts, the availability of a vaccine until the fall of 2020 seem to be possible. A few hours later, the Institute moved back to the Online publication, it was an accidentally released the older Version. On Thursday, a RKI spokeswoman pointed to estimates made by the PEI.
German in the Tyrol, must Corona 10.000 Euro penalty
16.08 PM: you went shopping, walking in the Park and drove a Taxi – despite Corona infection office home quarantine. A woman from Germany has been sentenced in Austria, because of repeated break their quarantine to 10 800 Euro fine. The prosecution, however, calls for a prison sentence on probation and notified in accordance with the judgment of the land court of Innsbruck on Thursday to appeal, as a spokesman for the Prosecutor’s office of the German press Agency in Vienna, said. Previously, the station ORF had reported about the process.
The 54-Year-old, who lives in Schwaz in the Tyrol, had been tested positive in April on the Coronavirus, and had to get a decision on your home quarantine. In the days that followed, she went shopping, according to the ORF, you stated that you had been the minimum order for food via the Internet to high, although they have received information 2100 Euro pension.
Also, you used the information after the Elevator in her apartment building, went walking in the Park, and drove with an injury, take a Taxi to the hospital, instead of calling for the ambulance. Finally, the police arrested the 54-Year-old and brought her into the prison after she had repeatedly been at the controls at home encountered. A custody judge dismissed them after a day.
The land court of Innsbruck sentenced the 54-Year-old due to the negligent endangerment of humans by transferable diseases. According to Austrian law up to three years in prison are possible. The prosecution wants to sentence according to the speaker, a probation, in order to create more awareness in the population. The court of appeal must decide on the appeal.
Decision to be controversial falls Grand concert, at the latest, four days earlier
15.30: Whether the controversial large-scale concert of Sarah Conor and Bryan Adams in Düsseldorf take place in may, decides at the latest on 31. August – four days before the actual date. On this compromise, the city of Düsseldorf and the state government agreed, as the German press Agency learned on Thursday. Crucial then the current Corona to be infection to happen. dpa/Axel Heimken/dpa Sarah Connor it’s about the Jobs in the music industry.
Thus, the dispute between the city of Düsseldorf and the state of NRW seems to be postponed. Prime Minister Armin Laschet had the big concert commented in the middle of the Corona pandemic in the düsseldorf football Arena as “a good Signal”, and düsseldorf’s mayor, Thomas Geisel (SPD) attempts at Profiling are accused of.
The Kingdom of Bhutan enacted the first Lockdown: Due to only one Corona-patient
14.57 PM: The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan has a first country-wide Lockdown imposed after a Coronavirus-infected women through the small country had traveled. The 27-year-old Bhutanesin had been tested after their return from Kuwait in the prescribed quarantine is initially negative for the Virus, it was called by the authorities. Another Test was later failed but positively. At the time the woman got the information, but already with more than 210 people in touch. Reuters/Nick Kaiser/dpa Bhutan has its first Corona-Lockdown.
All schools, institutions, offices and commercial enterprises to remain closed, it said in a communication to the government. The Lockdown should last between five days and three weeks, reported local media.
Study shows whole extent of the Corona-prevalence in England
13.59 PM: A large-scale study by the Imperial College in London showed that about 3.4 million of the English for antibodies against the Coronavirus on. This corresponds to almost six percent of the population. It is likely that they would have until the end of June, a Coronvirus infection, and has informed the University on Thursday.
The results should help to combat the pandemic targeted. The chief scientist Graham Cooke, but warned against jumping to conclusions: "There are still a lot of Unknowns with this new Virus, including the question of the extent to which the presence of antibodies is a protection against future infections."
The number of positively Tested differs according to the study, both geographically and among certain groups. Particularly high is the Rate in London, where 13 per cent of people tested positive for antibodies. The lowest is in the South West of the UK part of the country with 3 percent. Young adults between 18 and 24 years were tested more than twice as often positive (8 percent) as people in the retirement age between 65 and 74 years of age (3 percent). Simon Dawson/PA Wire/dpa
Also an above-average employees in the health sector and members of ethnic minorities are affected. In the case of employees in nursing homes with patient contact, the Rate was 16 percent. In people with black skin color of 17 per cent anti-body showed even. The ethnicity was according to the researchers, even then, still a factor, if you took into account characteristics such as the concentration in particular Occupations and of the white population of different age structure.
Had participated in the study, approximately 100 000 people between the age of 20. June 13. July home a blood-rapid test (sampling from the fingertip) made and the results then on a website uploaded. The participants in the study were representative randomly selected.
"Beunruhigende" Corona-the situation in Germany
06.12 PM: The number of known infections with the Coronavirus in Germany to the highest level since the beginning of may, increased. The health authorities in Germany reported that according to information from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), until Wednesday evening, 1445 new Corona infections within a day. Higher the value was last updated on January 01. In may 1639 registered new infections.
The proportion of circles that have submitted no new infections had declined in recent weeks. "This Trend is beunruhigend", so the RKI. "A further aggravation of the Situation must be avoided at all costs." Particularly affected are currently in North Rhine-Westphalia and Hamburg, where a significant increase in do not cut a dash.
The highlight of the daily reported numbers of people infected was located at the beginning of April at more than 6000. The number was dropped after the still over 1000 and the values in may, in the tendency, since the end of July it rises again. Experts are concerned that it could lead to a sharp increase in the number of cases, the health offices in the tracking of contagion, chains of boundaries. Reuters/Markus Schreiber/AP Pool/dpabild RKI-chief Lothar Wieler.
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