Corona: Rapid spread in Germany – RKI warns of up to 10 million infected people


The corona virus paralyzes public life in some parts of Germany. Measures are intended to slow down the spread of the novel lung disease Covid-19.

  • The corona virus pandemic * has drastic consequences for Germany.
  • Entry from most neighboring countries is severely restricted.
  • In the fight against Covid-19 schools and daycare centers are now closed throughout Germany.

Update, 2 p.m .: The corona virus continues to spread. Border controls ensure a “humanitarian situation”. Families have to endure in a traffic jam. All information in the new news ticker.

Update, 12:29 p.m.

: “No corona parties and no barbecuing with friends in the garden,” says NRW family minister Joachim Stamp (FDP) to the press on Wednesday about the situation in the corona crisis. In his opinion, the term “social distance” is apparently a little too bulky for some people. The population must do everything possible to interrupt the chain of infection. It is imperative to avoid social contacts in any form. “We all have a responsibility,” emphasizes Stamp. The family minister expressly appeals to all older people to consciously refrain from social contacts.

Markus Soder will provide information on Tuesday at 12.30 p.m. in your press conference on the Corona stand in Bavaria.

Video: Coronavirus – ventilators are urgently needed

Corona crisis in Germany: RKI does not expect vaccine before 2021

Update, 10.15 a.m .: A vaccine may not be available until spring 2021. “I am happy if I am wrong,” explains Wieler in the press conference.

Update, 10:10 a.m .: In an appeal, Wieler addresses the clinics, district administrators, mayors and universities: “We have to increase the capacity of the ventilation places as much as possible.” To this end, more people are to be trained in ventilation stations.

“If we don’t manage to reduce people’s contacts over the next few weeks, we can soon have millions of infected people in Germany,” explains the RKI President. Probably around 10 million in the next two to three months, explains Wieler.

Also read: Virologist contradicts federal government and gives risk groups completely different advice *

Corona virus in Germany: RKI warns of around 10 million infected people in a short time

Update, 10.08 a.m .: Also on Wednesday, the Robert Koch Institute will provide information on the current numbers of infected people in the daily press conference.

Lothar Wieler, president of RKI, explains that the number of people who tested positive in Germany has officially increased to 8,100 cases. Accordingly, the virus would spread at different speeds in Germany.

Accordingly, it could take up to two years before the pandemic can be stopped. In the next two weeks, however, it can already be seen whether the growth in the numbers has already slowed down.

Corona virus in Germany: is the number of infected people actually much higher?

Update, 9.24 a.m .: Around 9,360 people (as of Wednesday morning) have now tested positive for Covid-19 in Germany, but that could The number of infected people is already much higherthan previously assumed?

Because not everyone who is infected with the virus also develops symptoms, many diseases could not even be noticed. According to experts from the United States, There could be five to ten undetected infected people on every person who has been proven positive come.

As Spiegel Online now reports, this could result in Germany already has up to 70,000 infected people stop. For the study, the experts analyzed the data from China at the beginning of the epidemic. Between January 10 and January 23, 86 percent of infections in China were apparently overlooked, and only 14 percent actually tested positive for the virus. Accordingly, there were seven undetected infected persons for every demonstrably tested person.

Jeffrey Shaman of Columbia University explained the phenomenon as follows, according to Spiegel Online: “The proliferation of the coronavirus in China was largely caused by people with mild or no symptoms who went undetected.”

Corona virus in Germany: the number of infected people is skyrocketing

Update from March 18, 2020, 6.14 a.m .: The number of infected people in Germany continues to rise rapidly. While the John Hopkins University had just over 7,000 infections on Tuesday morning, the number of people who tested positive in Germany rose to 9,360 by Wednesday morning. In a table we have summarized the number of infected, deceased and recovered people for you.

China is surprising with new figures.

Coronavirus in Germany: number of infected people published

Update from March 17, 10:58 p.m .: According to the renowned John Hopkins University from Baltimore 9257 people are now infected in Germany. 24 citizens from Germany died from the disease, 67 are considered recovered.

Update 10:24 p.m .: Non-EU citizens can no longer enter Frankfurt Airport. “The federal police received instructions from the Federal Minister of the Interior tonight, for further
Reducing the risk of infection in Europe now all non-EU citizens Refuse entry“Said the spokesman for the federal police at the airport, Reza Ahmari. This regulation will be implemented on Tuesday evening. “Tonight it only affects one flight. We are currently evaluating how many flights will be affected tomorrow, ”he said.

Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) had one de facto entry ban for non-EU citizens arranged. It should initially apply for 30 days. As the Interior Ministry said, the ban affects all flights as well Cruises that start outside the European Union.

Update 9.42 p.m .: Is in for the first time Schleswig-Holstein a human being as a result of an infection with the novel Corona virus died. It was a 78-year-old who died in the university hospital in Lubeck. The clinic announced this.

Update 8:29 p.m .: The city Halle on the Saale has the because of the corona virus pandemic Disaster called out. Mayor Bernd Wiegand (non-party) said that more effective measures could be taken to contain Sars-CoV-2. In Halle, the number of confirmed infections has increased significantly. One of the newly confirmed cases concerns the Hospital employee. One station was quarantined.

Update 19:01: Even the residents of several Reception facilities for asylum seekers have dealt with the novel Corona virus infected. So far, a spokesman for the Federal Ministry of the Interior announced on request 13 confirmed infections known at six locations in four federal states as well 31 suspected cases at four locations in three federal states. “All federal states have taken measures to prevent infection chains in the respective reception facilities,” said the spokesman. In addition, they are in regular exchange with the Federal Ministry of the Interior.

Corona crisis in Germany: Hotels and larger halls are to become clinics

Update 6:31 p.m .: In the fight against that Corona virus want federal and state governments Number of intensive care beds double. The federal states should now work out plans with the clinics “to achieve this goal by building provisional intensive capacities,” according to a decision by the federal and state governments on Tuesday presented to the German Press Agency in Berlin. According to Health Minister Jens Spahn (CDU), there are currently 28,000 intensive care beds in Germany, of which 25,000 have ventilation options.

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Update 6:04 p.m .: The federal and state governments have one in the fight against the spread of the corona virus Emergency plan for the hospitals decided in Germany. In the decision available to the German Press Agency in Berlin, it says that “upgrading, equipping and converting Rehabilitation facilities, hotels or larger halls can for the numerous easier treatment courses additional capacities being constructed”. First had The mirror reported about the plan.

Update, 5:19 p.m.: 8000 coronavirus infections are known in Germany so far, as from an evaluation by the news agency dpa emerges, the reported figures of the federal states are taken into account. Accordingly, numbers are particularly high North Rhine-Westphalia with more than 3300, Bavaria with more than 1300 and Baden-Wuerttemberg with more than 1100 cases. 23 people infected with Sars-CoV-2 have so far died nationwide (as of March 17, 5:11 p.m.), two more Germans according to the Robert Koch Institute during a trip to Egypt.

All over Bavaria has been in a state of emergency since this week: how the strict rules in life and in everyday life affect the individual has been observed*.

Corona crisis: State of Schleswig-Holstein blocks tourists

Update, 5:14 p.m.: Tourists are allowed Schleswig-Holstein from this Wednesday onwards. That was decided by the state government, said tourism minister Bernd Buchholz (FDP) on Tuesday. NDR had previously reported on Schleswig-Holstein.

CDU politicians tested positive for Covid-19

Update, 2:38 p.m.: There has been another corona virus case in politics. Friedrich Merz (64, CDU) has received a positive test notification.

Corona crisis in Germany: Situation in NRW is coming to a head

Update, 1:38 p.m.: The situation in NRW seems to be getting worse, Armin Laschet describes the situation in the state as “dramatic”. In a press conference, the Prime Minister again urged people to stay at home. “It’s about life and death,” explains Laschet.

For this reason, all leisure activities should now be temporarily closed. There is confusion about the number of Corona cases in Germany. That is why the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) has a different Covid 19 statistic.

Corona virus in Germany: further deaths reported

Update, 12.41 p.m .: After Aachen reported two more deaths in Germany in the morning, reports image now from a third death on Tuesday. According to this, an 80-year-old in Baden-Wurttemberg succumbed to the consequences of the corona virus.

According to the paper, referring to Minister of Health Manne Lucha, the woman is said to have had previous illnesses. This increases the number of deaths in Germany to 20.

Markus Soder, Jens Spahn and Melanie Huml will provide information on the current situation in Bavaria in a press conference.

Corona virus in Germany: two more fatalities in Germany

Update, 11.45 a.m .: The death toll in Germany appears to be increasing, reports now image another two fatalities. As Mayor of Aachen City Marcel Philipp and City Councilor Tim Gruttemeier explain to the paper, two men have succumbed to the consequences of the corona virus. Both men (born in 1940 and 1936) are said to have had previous illnesses.

According to the German Hospital Society (DKG), there are currently around 500 people with a corona infection in German clinics. According to DKG President Gerald Gass, this number could triple in the next few days. “Experts expect the number of infected people to increase significantly in the next few days. If we have 20,000 confirmed cases of infection in Germany at the end of the week, we must assume that up to 1,500 infected people will have to be treated in the hospitals, ”Gass told the newspapers of the“ Funke Mediengruppe ”. The clinics would not be overwhelmed.

Robert Koch Institute alarmed: Corona risk now “high” in Germany

Update, 10:29 a.m .: In the meantime, not every infection can be tracked. As Lothar Wieler explains further, it could be useful to track the contact details. This could save a lot of time in tracking. Technically, this is possible. “I am optimistic that this will soon be possible,” explains Wieler. A team is already developing a concept for this scenario.

Update, 10:23 a.m .: The measures taken in Germany are absolutely justified, Wieler explains at the press conference. The next few days will show how the course of the registration numbers will develop and whether the measures will work or not. A vaccine could probably not be developed before 2021.

Corona virus in Germany: Every fifth person is seriously ill

Update, 10.15 a.m .: “Every person who is isolated slows down the spread of the virus,” said Wieler at the daily press conference.

As Wieler further explains, four out of five people would experience only mild symptoms, making these four people immune to the virus.

However, every fifth person would become seriously ill. How high the death rate would then be is still unclear.

Corona virus in Germany: risk in Germany “high”

Update, 10.02 a.m .: Lothar Wieler from the Robert Koch Institute will also provide information on the current numbers of people infected worldwide in the daily press conference on Tuesday. Accordingly, the international number of people who tested positive now exceeds the number of people who tested positive from China.

The age range of people infected in Germany is between 0 and 95 years, 56 percent of them are men.

Meanwhile, the danger in Germany is rated as “high”, as Lothar Wieler further explains. Without the measures now taken, there could be several million infected people in Germany in just a few months, explains Wieler.

Accordingly, the probability of infection varies more between different locations in Germany. The risk of becoming infected with the virus, for example, is very high in the Heinsberg district.

Corona virus in Germany: return campaign planned for German nationals

Update, 9:12 a.m .: “Please stay at home,” Foreign Minister Maas said in a press conference on Tuesday morning. From now on it must be assumed that air traffic worldwide will be reduced to a low level. The Federal Government is also issuing a worldwide travel warning. For this reason, EUR 50 million should now be made available for a return campaign by German citizens, Maas explains in the early morning in Berlin.

Regions particularly affected include Morocco, the Dominican Republic and the Maldives. However, initial return campaigns have already been initiated, explains Maas.

Luisa Neubauer, the German face of Fridays for Future, wonders how capable a government can be in the face of a crisis like the corona virus.

New corona dead – researcher alarmed Merkel: “You now need to brake hard”

Update from March 17th, 8.15 a.m .: In Germany, the risk of spreading the Corona virus apparently not yet taken very seriously by the citizens. Chancellor Angela Merkel had once again made it clear in a press conference on Monday: “There is no point in closing schools” when everyone meets on the playground. The state apparently saw itself forced to act and closed playgrounds. The situation is similar with bars, cafes and restaurants. In the Bavarian capital of Munich, the weekend on the
Viktualienmarkt even bustled masses *.

The exponential spread of the virus will also lead to a massive and rapid increase in the number of cases in Germany in the coming days and weeks. 17 people have already died as a result of the infection (as of Tuesday morning, March 17).

The corona virus continues to spread in Europe, and Germany has also seen a rapid increase in the number of people who tested positive for Covid-19 for days. An overview of the numbers of all infected people in Germany, Italy and the world can be found here.

New corona dead – researcher alarmed Merkel: “You now need to brake hard” – three new dead

Update from March 16, 7:36 p.m .: The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) published the latest on Monday evening Coronavirus case numbers for Germany. According to this, the RKI has totaled until today, as of 7:00 p.m. 6,012 lab-confirmed CoVid-19 cases been transmitted and thus overall 1,174 more cases than the previous day. Especially strong affected are still the federal states of the Corona crisis North Rhine-Westphalia with 1,541 infected, Baden-Wuerttemberg with 1,105 infected andBavaria with 1,067 infected.

In addition, the RKI reports a total of 13 corona deaths in Germany, although it was announced a few hours earlier that there are now three more fatalities and thus a total 16 deaths in connection with the corona virus in Germany. Meanwhile, the German press agency reports from more than 6600 corona infections all over Germany and relies on its own evaluation that takes into account the reported numbers of the federal states. The corona numbers are particularly worrying in North Rhine-Westphalia. There were two more fatalities on Monday night. And the prognosis of a virologist on the talk show “Hard but fair” is anything but encouraging.

Corona crisis: Italian researchers warn Germany – “Don’t underestimate the danger”

Update at 4.49 p.m .: The Federal Government has taken drastic measures in recent days to prevent the spread of the Corona virus best to keep in check – but Italian scientists are now warning that the steps taken so far are not enough. In view of the severe corona crisis in their own country, they have asked the German government to react faster and more strictly.

“Don’t underestimate the danger. Italy did that for a week, ”said Roberto Burioni, one of the best-known virologists at the German Press Agency. Many would have CoVid-19 put on one level with common flu for too long. Other European countries should definitely avoid similar errors as in Italy after the outbreak becomes known.

“Germany needs one Full braking, a Lockdown, at least as Italy has it now, ”demanded Stephan Ortner, director of the research institute Eurac Research in Bozen (South Tyrol). “If Germany does not do this immediately, you will no longer be able to control the figures there,” he said on Monday. In Italy, citizens can only leave their homes to do the bare minimum. Almost all shops except for supply are closed, this also applies to bars and restaurants.

And it is not only Italian scientists who think the Federal Government’s approach to the Corona crisis is optimal. One of the far-reaching measures that Germany decided on Monday in the fight against Corona has now been heavily criticized by experts *.

Corona crisis in Germany: federal and state governments want to close playgrounds

Italy had its activities several steps stretched for a long time introduced. “Half-hearted measures now do more harm than good. The longer you wait for the curfew, the more people will be infected when it comes and will infect more people in apartments. ”

Update at 4:09 p.m .: Federal and state governments want also the Close playgrounds in Germanyto delay coronavirus spread. The corresponding decision states that in addition to public and private sports facilities, swimming pools, fun pools and fitness studios, playgrounds should also be closed to the public.

Update at 3:59 p.m .: Now more details of the Federal Government Coronavirus Package of Measures * known. So should Restaurants in Germany soon close at 6 p.m. at the latest and do not open before 6 a.m.. And also with drastic ones Restrictions on tourism the spread of corona virus in Germany is to be slowed down. A decision by the federal government and the heads of government of the federal states states that regulations should be enacted “that Accommodation offers in Germany only necessary and expressly not too touristy Used for purposes can be “.

Corona crisis in Germany: Federal government proposes to close many stores

Update at 3.30 p.m .: in the fight against the spread of the Corona virus beats the Federal government the Countries the closure of a variety of stores in front. Supermarkets and other shops that serve to supply people should remain open, the German press agency learned on Monday after a meeting of the cabinet committee on corona crisis from government circles. First she had image– newspaper reported about it.

Update, 2:50 p.m.: The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) assumes that the massive protective measures against the coronavirus will show possible effects at the end of next week at the earliest. “You’d have to go see ten to twelve dayswhether these measures will work, ”said RKI Vice President Lars Schaade in Berlin on Monday with regard to the number of cases. It must be checked whether the measures initiated have had an effect and are sufficient.

You can read the latest information about coronavirus in the United States here.

Corona crisis in Germany: fatalities registered in Hamburg

Update, 1:21 p.m.: Now there are three more Deaths in Germany. How image reported, it should be a case from Hamburg and two cases from Heinsberg.

Accordingly, a 76-year-old resident of a retirement home died in Hamburg. The woman had already died on Friday, but the virus was found in her after her death.

In the district of Heinsberg, loud events occurred image apparently two more deaths. According to this, a 94-year-old died of pneumonia in the hospital and an 81-year-old died in Erkelenz hospital.

Meanwhile, according to Bild information, Minister of Transport Scheuer is working on stopping all flights from the risk areas of Iran and from China in the future.

Corona virus in Germany: Scheuer reacts.

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Corona virus in Germany: cancel unnecessary trips

Update 12.53 p.m .: In a press conference, the Federal Government is now informing about the current measures in connection with containing the Corona virus. Home Office spokesman Steve Alter said that the Borders are not closed. However, controls are carried out at the border crossings.

It continues to be advised against unnecessary trips abroad. Alternatives are currently being sought for German citizens who are currently abroad. So far, a spokesman for the Defense Ministry said 25 people in the Bundeswehr positive be tested for the virus, but there are up to 200 other suspected cases.

Corona lockdown? “Supermarkets, banks will definitely remain open” – but Spahn’s subordinate clause makes you listen

Update 10.46 a.m .: Bavarian Prime Minister Markus Soder has because of coronaCrisis announced the disaster case for Bavaria in a Monday morning press conference and announced a package of measures worth 10 billion euros to protect the Bavarian economy. This is intended to compensate for the economic damage. For example, smaller companies can apply for emergency aid of up to 30,000 euros. For companies that get extremely into difficulties, there can be a partial and transitional nationalization.

Interventions in public life are particularly drastic. A number of public meeting points are closed that affect leisure time. For example bars, theaters and sports and playgrounds. Meetings are generally no longer allowed.

In addition, shops should remain closed. However, there are a number of exceptions, such as shops selling food, petrol stations or banks. Bavaria is also shaking shop hours. Supermarkets are now allowed to open on weekdays until 10 p.m. and on Sunday from 12 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Restaurants are also allowed to open. However, only between 6 a.m. and 3 p.m. After that, food may only be delivered or sold to go.

All details about the announcements of the CSU boss can be found here.

Coronavirus in Germany: RKI names new case numbers – risk areas expanded

Update 10.15 a.m .: The RKI calls for the previous procedure to continue to be consistently implemented. Infected must continue to be quickly discovered and isolated and the population should continue to follow government action. Above all, crowds of people should be avoided. “Instead of going to a club, it doesn’t make sense to invite you to a bigger party at your home,” appeals RKIVice President Schaade at the press conference.

In addition, that RKI the U.S. states of California, Washington and New York too Risk areas explained.

Update 10.10 a.m .: It has just Robert Koch Institute (RKI) held its daily press conference for corona-Crisis held and also called new numbers. RKI Vice President Prof. Dr. Lars Schaade announced that it registered 4,838 according to information from the institute Infected and there are twelve deaths caused by Covid-19. This results in an increase in the number of infected people by 1,043. Since the RKI only publishes figures that are passed on by the respective health authorities and that there may be delays in the transfer, these differ from the figures from John Hopkins University.

Update 8.36 a.m .: According to data from John Hopkins University, the Number of people infected with the novel corona virus
in Germany 5,813 gone up. Germany is the third most registered country after Italy and Spain Infections. The number of Germans Fatality rose from twelve 13.

Coronavirus in Germany: More than every second surgery has to be postponed

Update 8.30 a.m .: A large number of operations are being postponed across Germany due to the corona crisis. As Jochen Brink, the president of the hospital company told the WDR, more than every second predictable intervention in NRW could be affected. In individual cases, however, the treating doctor decides which operations will be postponed.

Video: Austria is closing

Update 7.46 a.m .: Klaus Reinhardt, the President of the German Medical Association, has called for further measures to spread the novel Corona virus Sars-CoV-2 to slow down. “We should set up tent stations in front of the clinics to test whether they are corona-Patients act or not, ”said the 59-year-old in an interview with the Passauer Neue Press. This would prevent transmission to already ill and medical personnel.

In addition, Reinhardt demands that too doctors should be used as a helper in retirement or medical students. “If colleagues want to help who feel fit and in good shape, that’s a good thing.” In this exceptional situation, any supportive person is helpful, the 59-year-old says.

Corona virus in Germany: Popular holiday island blocked and sealed off for tourists

Update 7:01 a.m .:
Schleswig-Holstein closed off all of the state’s North and Baltic Sea islands for tourists on Monday morning. With this, the state government wants to contribute to the spread of the novel Corona virus
Sars-CoV-2 to slow down. When the announcement was made, Prime Minister Daniel Gunther (CDU) asked all holidaymakers who are currently on the islands to take the trip home. Gunther plans to announce further regulations for tourism in Schleswig-Holstein later in the day.

The North Sea islands affected by the tourist stop include Sylt, Amrum and Fohr, the Nordstrand peninsula and the Halligen Hooge and Langeneb. The popular holiday island is in the Baltic Sea Fehmarn closed to tourists until further notice.

Corona virus in Germany: Federal government advises citizens against all trips abroad

Update from March 16, 6:30 a.m .: Because of the novel Corona virus Sars-CoV-2 the federal government advises all citizens to refrain from traveling abroad. “The risk that you will no longer be able to start your return journey due to increasing restrictions is currently high in many destinations,” announced Federal Foreign Minister Heiko Maas (SPD) on Sunday evening via Twitter. So far, the Federal Foreign Office has only been traveling to particularly affected areas, such as China or Italy discouraged.

Meanwhile, Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier asked the German citizens for understanding of the far-reaching limitations of everyday life. “Our restraint today can save lives tomorrow,” said the former foreign minister. All goals of slowing down Sars CoV-2 spread would serve, would have to be implemented quickly and consistently, demands Steinmeier continue. “We will virus defeat, ”assured the Federal President.

Corona virus in Germany: Federal President Steinmeier: “The world will be different afterwards”

Germany would now have three tasks Steinmeier in an interview with t-online. The Federal President named the slowdown in the spread as the first and most important task. A slower spread would make them Health systems not be overloaded and all Infected with heavy Symptoms could get the necessary treatment. “Our self-limitation today can save lives tomorrow,” said Steinmeier.

The second task of the Federal Republic is to “get our economy over this dramatic cut” and the third task concerns cohesion in Europe. Germany has it in her own hands whether solidarity wins internally and externally or selfishness. “The world will be different afterwards. It depends on us in which direction it goes,” Steinmeier appeals to the citizens.

Corona virus in Germany: schools and borders closed – the developments on Monday

Original message from March 16:

Munich – To spread the novel Coronavirus Sars-CoV-2 to contain, Germany is now opting for entry bans and strict border controls *. The measures at the border crossings to Switzerland, France, Austria, Denmark and Luxembourg will come into force on Monday from 8 a.m., announced Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) on Sunday.

Classes in Germany are canceled on Monday. For the first time, schools and day-care centers * will remain closed until the end of the Easter holidays. Millions of parents and employers face unprecedented problems in weeks of closure in Germany.

This is how Germany is fighting the coronavirus crisis

  • Bayern plant einen Shutdown*, um die Coronavirus-Infektionen weiter einzudammen. Ministerprasident Markus Soder (CSU) hat am Sonntagnachmittag die Mabnahmen bekannt gegeben. Auch in der bayerischen Landeshauptstadt Munchen gibt es weitreichende Mabnahmen.
  • Berlin hat bereits am Samstag alle Clubs und Kneipen geschlossen. Fitnessstudios und Schwimmbader sind dicht. Jetzt sind Veranstaltungen ab 50 Personen verboten. Theater, Opern- und Konzerthauser sowie Museen und Bibliotheken ihren Betrieb eingestellt.
  • Also in Hamburg wird das offentliche Leben eingeschrankt. Dort sind von Montag an alle Veranstaltungen und Versammlungen verboten, wie die Behorde fur Gesundheit und Verbraucherschutz mitteilte. Dies gelte unabhangig von der Zahl der Teilnehmer. Fur Veranstaltungen im privaten Bereich wie etwa Hochzeiten oder Trauerfeiern gelten demnach Ausnahmeregelungen.
  • In Nordrhein-Westfalen ist die Situation besonders kritisch. NRW hat zur Eindammung der Coronavirus-Pandemie* am Sonntag auch weitere Mabnahmen beschlossen.
  • Alle norddeutschen Kustenlander sperren ab Montag ihre Inseln in der Nord- und Ostsee fur Touristen. Darauf hatten sich die Ministerprasidenten von Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Schleswig-Holstein und Niedersachsen am Sonntag verstandigt, wie die Staatskanzlei in Schwerin am Sonntagabend mitteilte. In Mecklenburg-Vorpommern wurden die Mabnahmen schrittweise eingefuhrt.

Ob auch andere Bundeslander ihre Mabnahmen weiter verscharfen, ist zunachst unklar. Bundesgesundheitsminister Jens Spahn (CDU) sagte in der ZDF-Sendung „Berlin direkt“ am Sonntagabend: „Was ich nicht ausschlieben kann – dass wir zu weiteren Mabnahmen kommen.“

Spahn zu Coronavirus in Deutschland: Supermarkte, Apotheken und Banken offnen „auf jeden Fall“

Zugleich versicherte der Bundesgesundheitsminister: „Supermarkte, Apotheken, Banken – die werden auf jeden Fall offen bleiben, die stellen die Grundversorgung sicher.“ Gleichzeitig bat er um Verstandnis in der Bevolkerung. Der Minister betonte, bei der Coronavirus-Pandemie sei Deutschland noch „relativ am Anfang der Entwicklung“. Es werde hierzulande leider auch noch mehr Tote durch die Lungenkrankheit Covid-19 geben.

Coronavirus in Deutschland – die aktuellen Zahlen

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) meldete am Sonntagabend fur Deutschland uber 4800 Coronavirus-Falle, es gab bis zum Nachmittag (15.00) bundesweit zwolf Tote. Eine Coronavirus-Karte* zeigt die aktuellen Fallzahlen in Echtzeit.

Bayern ruft wegen Corona den Katastrophenfall aus – die Nachricht klingt bedrohlich. Many do not understand exactly what the proclamation means. Dabei ist sie gar nicht so selten*. Im „heute Journal“ verdeutlicht Moderator Claus Kleber in einer 90-sekundigen Ansprache den Ernst der Lage und erklart, warum wie zu Hause bleiben sollten.


* is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network.

Coronavirus: The package of measures for companies, artists, the self-employed – “We are putting together a comprehensive protective shield”. It should not be the last resort.

Rubriklistenbild: © picture alliance/dpa / Uwe Anspach

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