Updated November 30, 2020, 8:30 a.m.
- 07:51 am: Doctors’ President thinks that Christmas relaxations are right – and important
- 06:39 am: Laschet calls for new corona concepts from January
- 05:41 am: New corona infections slightly above the previous week’s value
- 04:19 am: Chancellery Minister Braun: “Pandemic will lose its horror in 2021”
Top news: “Otherwise the state will break down” – Laschet calls for new corona concepts from January
North Rhine-Westphalia’s Prime Minister Armin Laschet (CDU) has new concepts required in the corona pandemic from January: “Society and the economy will not hold out for another year like this”, said Laschet to the “Rheinische Post”.
From January would have to “Smart concepts enable long-term prospects for a life with the pandemic”, said the head of the country: “With the approval of the vaccine, these concepts are realistic.”
Laschet added to the “Rheinische Post”: “We cannot close everything in the long run, and that The state pays billions in losses every month. From the new year will be a new model be necessary. Permanent closings and subsequent compensation payments destroy the state in the long run. “
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The medical president thinks easing Christmas is right – and important
07:51 am: The President of the German Medical Association, Klaus Reinhardt, has spoken out in favor of Use corona rapid tests more frequently. Priority should be given to health care facilities, for example Retirement homes or hospitals. “Later it is conceivable to carry out rapid tests before larger events, if these are allowed again,” Reinhardt told the “Mannheimer Morgen”.
Reinhardt does not see the risk of an explosive increase in the number of corona infections over the Christmas holidays. “I think it is unlikely that Christmas will become a nationwide superspreading event.”
If people adhere to the infection protection regulations, the time-limited relaxations justifiable and even required for psychosocial reasons.
11,169 cases: new corona infections slightly above the previous week’s value
05:41 am: As expected, the health authorities have the Robert Koch Institute comparatively few new corona infections reported. Are within a day 11,169 new cases as the RKI announced on Monday morning.
The previous high was on November 20 with 23,648 reported cases has been achieved. Last Monday the number was at 10.864 located.
The numbers are comparatively low on Sundays and Mondays because, according to the RKI, on weekends fewer samples taken and thereby also overall less tested becomes.
The German health authorities also reported within 24 hours 125 new deaths. The number of daily deaths had tended to go up recently, what after steep increase in new infections was also expected.
The so-called Seven-day R-value was included according to the RKI situation report from Sunday 0,95 (Previous day: 0.96). This means that 100 infected people theoretically infect 95 more people. The value represents the occurrence of the infection 8 to 16 days ago. If the value is below 1 for a long time, the infection rate subsides.
Chancellery Minister Braun: “Pandemic will lose its horror in 2021”
04:19: Chancellery Minister Helge Braun is optimistic about the coming year in the corona crisis. “The pandemic will lose its horror next year”said the CDU politician to the “Handelsblatt”. “As a society, we need December and the months up to March keep up with compliance with AHA rules and the Reduction of our contacts. Where that is not enough, cuts are inevitable. Then comes spring and hopefully the vaccine too.“
It was successful exponential growth in the number of infections to stop at a level that the health system demands, but don’t overburden just yet. But 400 deaths a day are too many. “That is why I would have liked to have passed more far-reaching decisions in October.”
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With material from dpa, afp, sid and apa.
In Germany, the one million corona infections mark has been exceeded. As the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) announced on Friday morning, citing information from the health authorities, a total of 1,006,394 Covid 19 cases have been recorded since the beginning of the pandemic. Photo credit: imago images / Seeliger