The Covid-19-pandemic keeps the world in breath. More than 8.5 million people have been infected so far worldwide, with the novel Coronavirus, 188.716 in Germany – where it always comes back to local outbreaks. All the latest news on Corona-crisis in Germany, Europe and the world read in the News-Ticker of FOCUS Online.
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High numbers of Corona infections, the R-value rises again above 1
21.16 PM: The number of confirmed Corona cases in Germany on Friday on 188.716 increased the are 774 more Infected than the day before. This is clear from the Figures that the health offices of the länder publish daily. A total of 8.854 people to the consequences of a Covid-19-disease died – 13 cases of death were added in the last 24 hours. All States had reported at least on a a new infections to.
The reproductive value (R), which fluctuates at low infection numbers strongly increased, according to the Robert Koch Institute from last 0,86 to 1,06 about the critical value of 1. The number of Recovering increased to 174.400 . Active around 5,500 people – about 500 more than on Thursday are infected in the meantime. Thus, the number of active Infected has risen for the first time in weeks, significantly.
Here you will find the currently reported Figures by the health ministries of the countries.
- Baden-Württemberg: 35.282 (1.824 Deaths)
- Bavaria: 47.789 (2.561 Deaths)
- Berlin: 7.732 (211 Deaths)
- Brandenburg: 3.371 (170 Deaths)
- Bremen: 1.639 (49 Deaths)
- Hamburg: 5.159 (229 Deaths)
- Hesse: 10.503 (499 Deaths)
- Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: 791 (20 Deaths)
- Lower Saxony: 13.071 (620 Deaths)
- North Rhine-Westphalia: 40.153 (1.660 Deaths)
- Rhineland-Palatinate: 6.889 (234 Deaths)
- Saarland: 2.760 (170 Deaths)
- Saxony: 5.398 (220 Deaths)
- Saxony-Anhalt: 1.840 (57 Deaths)
- Schleswig-Holstein: 3.133 (152 Deaths)
- Thuringia: 3.206 (178 Deaths)
Total (As Of 19.06., 21.10): 188.716 (8.854 Deaths)
The Previous Day (As Of 18.06., 20.45 PM): 187.942 (8.841 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 174.400.
Currently, the RKI reported reproduction number: 1,06 (as of 19.06.)
Top News: Switzerland raises almost all the Covid-19-protection measures on
18.12 PM: in view of low infection numbers highlights Switzerland as of Monday practically all of the Corona-protection measures: Only large events with more than 1000 participants remain prohibited. The government decided on Friday.
The people should keep more distance, and now a year and a half instead of two meters or less, if you wear a mouth – and nose protection. The curfew is lifted, so that even night clubs can stay until the early hours of the morning in the open. In theatres and cinemas is only a seat between guests needs to be kept free.
Also demonstrations are allowed as of this Saturday, however, participants are required to wear masks. There are no recommendations that older people or working with pre-existing medical conditions at home. Hygiene concepts but need to be in all places accessible to the public more respected.
Within 24 hours, 17 new infections had been reported in Switzerland and in Liechtenstein with the Coronavirus. In total, there were 31 000 laboratory-confirmed cases, such as the Federal office of public health announced on Friday.
Top News: record numbers of Corona infections in eight US States
18.04 PM: Despite the US President Donald Trump were in favour of re-openings in the United States reported, according to CNN and the John Hopkins University alone, eight States of new highs to new infections within the past seven days. Affected are Arizona, Florida, California, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas and Utah. CNN/Screenshot of The Corona curve of California takes questionable forms.
Only California had a reported average of 3.387 cases per day, Texas 2.657, Florida, 2.408, and Arizona 1.740.
The 150,000 new infections in a day – WHO chief warns: Covid-19 pandemic is accelerating
17.44 PM: The Coronavirus pandemic, despite the relaxation in Europe is not over, on the contrary. “The pandemic is accelerating,” said the head of the world health organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in Geneva on Friday. Within a day of the WHO had been reported more than 150 000 new infections, as many as never before. Almost half had been reported from North, Central and South America, but larger Numbers also came from South Asia and the Middle East. Lincon Zarbietti/dpa
“The world is in a new and dangerous Phase,” said Tedros. “A lot of people have, understandably, tired of being at home. Countries want to understand open the way to economic and social life again. But the Virus is spreading rapidly, it is still lethal and the majority of people can infect still.“
Tedros urged all people to keep more distance and to implement the hands frequently, washing and other hygiene measures. All infections need to be tracked and Affected isolated.
Frankfurt, Covid-19-crisis "trashy as nie"
15.55 PM: With Extra layers of goes Frankfurt against additional waste, since the start of the Corona pandemic in the city, the Parks and the main river are remains. "Our city is trashy as nie", head of the environment Department Rosemarie Holy (Green) said on Friday. To eliminate there is more cleaning on the weekends and the holidays. The city also wants to restore the "World Cleanup Day" participate. Last year, approximately 1000 participants would have carried about four tons of garbage.
TOP NEWS: Hot start: First Volunteer receives Curevac, vaccination against Coronavirus
15.41 PM: The study of the Corona vaccine the company Curevac is on Friday in the hot Phase is gone: A Volunteer received at the University hospital of Tübingen, the first vaccination. Then the young Person to stay 24 hours under observation – it will be monitored both in the Monitor as well as Doctors, said study leader Peter Kremsner of the German press Agency. "In the case of Children is, to date, never happened something Serious, but we want to make sure." Kremsner is expecting in two months, with the first results. "This is quite a fix gehen", the Director of the Institute for tropical medicine said, where the active ingredient is tested. dpa/Sebastian Gollnow/dpa the objective of the first Phase of the study, was it, something about the compatibility and the immune protection to know, say the experts.
Already, reports have discovered because of the media hundreds of Volunteers. As soon as a letter is written with a call, it’ll probably be thousands of applications. For the University hospital of Tübingen, it was a home game. For the study, 100 healthy participants between the ages of 18 and 60 years of age will be required. "If all goes well with the first Subject, come Monday, the next three on Wednesday, then four to eight and from then on always mehr", Kremsner said. You all would be observed in the connection, in the further course of the vaccination will increase the dose or even a second vaccination administered, if the first will be well tolerated.
The goal of the first Phase of the study was to learn about the compatibility and the immune system. The tübingen-based company Curevac is working on so-called mRNA-vaccines. mRNA is a type of messenger molecule, in which the Instructions for the production of proteins is. For your vaccine Curevac have provided researchers mRNA with the Instruction for a Protein of the Coronavirus Sars-CoV-2. The human cells after vaccination of this Protein, which the body recognizes as foreign. He, however, makes antibodies and other immune cells.
Nearly 120 Coronavirus infections in göttingen residential complex
15.24 PM: The re-Corona outbreak in Göttingen with a quarantine for the entire building complex represents the affected residents and the town in front of great challenges. “We must now hope that all in this exceptional situation, a cool head,” said Christian Hölscher, of the youth help Göttingen on Friday. It was a completely new drastic Situation.
Within two days, nearly 120 infections with the Coronavirus have been confirmed, notified the city on Friday. After the new wave of Infection, the authorities had placed the residential complex in the city centre on Thursday completely under quarantine and lockdown. Approximately 700 residents are affected.
Lower Saxony’s Minister of social Affairs Carola Reimann (SPD), demanded on Friday with emphasis on compliance with the protection rules. “These events show us that the pandemic is over,” said Reimann. In Göttingen it was “a local but massive infection to happen”.
TOP NEWS: In Bavaria: court overturns Covid-19-curfew for beer gardens and Restaurants
15.16 PM: new legal setback for the state government: The Bavarian administrative court has the currently applicable early curfew from 22.00 clock for Bavaria’s gastronomy, due to the Corona pandemic tilted. The judges evaluated only to a limited extent allowed provision of food and beverages both in the interiors of restaurants as well as free dispensing areas only in the period from 6 to 22 o’clock "as a non-rechtskonform", as the court said in Munich on Friday. Matthias Balk/dpa
The Senate justified its decision by the fact that the Opening in the catering business since 29. Not to mention in may 2020, yet a significant increase in infection numbers, with the Corona Virus have led. Therefore, the timing of the operation restriction proves to be disproportionate. A guest host from Franken had challenged the limitation of the hosting in the context of a standard control-urgent procedure.
The court also accepted the concern of the state government, it could be alcohol – related for the disregard of distance and hygiene rules and therefore more infections. This would also have the prohibition of Dispensing of alcoholic beverages after a certain time, and without a General curfew governed can be judged by the judges. Also, the need to monitor the impact of the Opening of the gastronomy on the infection is the restriction of to happen, to justify, given the far-reaching relaxations in public life.
On Tuesday, the Bavarian Cabinet had decided to extend the curfew, starting from this Monday on 23: 00. If there is any change to the Plan by the court decision, something that remains to be seen. The Ministry of health said on Friday afternoon, on request, currently being tested, how the government is going with the decision to bypass.
Meanwhile, the judges stressed that their decision affects not the continuing closure of Bars, Clubs, Nightclubs, brothels and other entertainment venues by the decision. Also, the otherwise specified blackout periods, such as the protection of the neighborhood or to the Bavarian beer garden regulation, are still to be observed.
Corona-Warning App installed almost ten million Times
14.26 PM: The Corona-Warning-App of the Federal government is more and more people in Germany are used. On Friday morning, the number of installations stood at 9.6 million. The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) announced on Twitter. Digital Minister of state Dorothee Bär, called the population, which use to extend. “Please continue!”, you write on Twitter.
Meanwhile, the discussion on limitations of the Corona-Warning-the App does not break down. So the Greens criticized once again that the minimum requirements were too high, so that the App run only on newer Smartphones.
Despite the breakdown: the UK alert level lowers in Covid-19-epidemic
13.07 PM: The British government has the warning level in the Coronavirus epidemic, despite glitches in the introduction of a system for tracking the chain of Infection of four to three, lowered. The Department of health in London said on Friday.
Thus, the way seems clear for further relaxations of contact constraints in the country. Since this week shops are open in England. It must, however, at least two meters of clearance space is maintained. What measures could specifically be due to the new valuation repealed, was initially unclear. Industry representatives and many members of the conservative party in government are demanding that the minimum distance is reduced.
TOP NEWS: Austria-announcement just before the Start of the EU summit
11.01 PM: Immediately before the start of the EU-video summit on the Corona of the crisis in Austria, his attitude underlined that the planned package for the reconstruction of strict conditions must be. "It may sein" no entry into a debt Union by the back door;, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz (ÖVP) said on Friday in Vienna. The package must be a narrowly limited, one-time action. Austria to make sure that the planned billion-will be spent on loans and grants for meaningful projects such as the digitisation and Greening. It indicated that projects such as travel vouchers or an unconditional basic income financed provided with grants – not the consent of Austria to find. dpa/Helmut Fohringer/APA/dpabild Sebastian Kurz, the Federal Chancellor of Austria.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her EU colleagues to advise on this Friday for the first time about the planned economic program for the reconstruction after the Corona-crisis. To deal with the crisis and for a new economic beginning, EU had been proposed by Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in may, a loan financed by the 750-billion program. The money will mostly be in the form of grants, but as loans to the EU States. Austria, Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands – the so-called economical Four – have concerns as credit, money taken in the form of grants to continue.
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TOP NEWS: Covid-19, reached Italy in December
10.23 am: The Coronavirus in Italy is apparently much more active than previously thought. Genetic traces of the pathogen, Sars-CoV-2 had been detected in effluents of the two Northern Italian cities of Milan and Turin in December, as well as in effluents from Bologna in January, said in a statement issued by Italy’s national health Institute ISS, in which the AFP news Agency on Friday had insight.
Officially identified the Coronavirus outbreak in Italy was only in mid-February. For the ISS study, the 40 waste water samples were investigated, which were taken between February 2019 and February 2020. The results were confirmed by two different laboratories using different methods.
As a starting point of the Corona pandemic, the Chinese metropolis of Wuhan is true. The novel Coronavirus was detected in December for the first time in humans. A few weeks later, Italy and, in particular, the North became the epicentre of the pandemic in Europe. Over 34,500 Infected have died in the country.
Number of Corona new infections is rising again to more than 600, although not all of the Tönnies-cases are covered
Thursday, 20.51 PM: The number of confirmed Corona cases in Germany on Thursday on 187.942 increased the 607 more Infected than the day before. This is clear from the Figures that the health offices of the länder publish daily. A total of 8.841 people to the consequences of a Covid-19-disease died – 20 new cases were added in the last 24 hours. As the only Federal state of the Saarland has not reported any new infections. Reuters/David Indian song/dpa building of the meat plant Tönnies.
The reproductive value (R), which fluctuates at low Infection rates, according to the Robert Koch-Institute, however, stable at re-0,86 as the day before. The number of Recovering increased to 174.100 . Active only around 5,000 people – about 100 more than on Wednesday are infected in the meantime.
In the Thursday statistics of the NRW Ministry of health, the large-scale outbreak of Corona is detected infections in the district of Gütersloh in the meat factory Tönnies still full meanwhile the country have been far since Wednesday but 205 other positive Tests recorded.
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