Corona News Ticker: Three Northerners tighten rules | – news


Status: 25.01.2021 6:00 a.m.

In the live ticker, will inform you today – on Monday, January 25, 2021 – about the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic for Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Hamburg. You can see the events of Sunday here read in the blog.

 The  most important shortly:

  • New Corona measures in Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in force
  • district Ludwigslust-Parchim from today with stronger measures
  • Also Flensburg and the Pinneberg district tighten rules
  • 139 new infections in Schleswig-Holstein
  • 6,729 new infections and 217 deaths reported nationwide

Overview: Tables, maps and graphics on Corona in the north
This results in different numbers of cases

6:20 am

6,729 new infections and 217 deaths reported nationwide


 The  number of new infections with the corona virus is apparently falling nationwide. As the Robert Koch Institute announced today, the health authorities reported 6,729 cases yesterday. That is around 400 new infections less than a week ago, although several federal states did not report full numbers at the time. It is also the lowest value for a Monday since mid-October. ©

 The  number of newly reported deaths related to the virus is 217 cases. ©

 The  RKI recorded around 111 infections per 100,000 inhabitants in the past seven days. Politicians aim for an incidence value below 50.

6:00 a.m.

Three northerners go into a stricter lockdown

In Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Schleswig-Holstein, the tougher corona measures agreed at the federal-state summit come into force today. This includes, for example, a stricter mask requirement. So-called medical masks, such as surgical masks, FFP2 masks or KN95 masks, are now necessary in local transport and in shops. ©

 The  rules apply until February 14th. You can find details on our page on the current corona regulations in northern Germany.

Further information

A passenger with an FFP2 protective mask gets on a train © dpa Photo: Tobias Hase


 The  lockdown will be extended until February 14th – and tightened in some points. Medical masks are compulsory in buses and trains. more

05:55 am

Stricter requirements in Flensburg and Pinneberg

In the city of Flensburg and in the Pinneberg district, stricter corona rules apply from today. At the weekend, the threshold of 200 was exceeded there. All changes in the two areas at a glance:

Further information

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 The  city of Flensburg is expanding the mask requirement, the Pinneberg district is tightening further corona measures. more

05:53 am

New corona rules also for the Ludwigslust-Parchim district

Although the seven-day incidence of corona infections in the Ludwigslust-Parchim district is below 150, stronger protective measures to contain the pandemic will apply there from today. Accordingly, visiting daycare centers and child care centers as well as school attendance up to and including February 14th is prohibited. In exceptional cases, emergency care takes place. As announced by the Ministry of Education, children in grades 1 to 6, whose parents are active in areas of major importance to the community, can take advantage of emergency care. Students in the final year were an exception. In compliance with strict hygiene regulations, they were given the option of face-to-face lessons in preparation for their exams. For the district of Vorpommern-Greifswald, the stricter conditions apply from Wednesday, Monday and Tuesday are so-called transition days. ©

 The se regulations already apply and remain in place for the Mecklenburg Lake District.

Further information

The chairs are up in an empty classroom in a primary school.  © dpa - Bildfunk Photo: Sina Schuldt

Up to and including February 14th there is only emergency care for school and daycare children in the district – provided that the parents work in systemically relevant professions. more

5:50 am

139 new infections in Schleswig-Holstein

In Schleswig-Holstein, 139 new corona cases were registered within one day. A week earlier, there had been 215 new infections. ©

 The  seven-day incidence decreased from 96.2 to 94.1. This was announced by the Ministry of Health in Kiel. ©

 The  number of deaths rose by 11 to 755. So far there are 33,846 proven corona infections in Schleswig-Holstein.

05:48 am

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 The  Corona crisis creates new problems on the job market for people with disabilities. Jürgen Fränzel was lucky. ©

 The  51-year-old holds a PhD in biology, was almost deaf from birth and found a new job in 2020.

An interview with Jürgen Fränzel.  He is wearing an FFP2 mask.

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05:45 am ticker starts on Monday

On Monday, January 25, 2021, the team will keep you up to date on the effects of the corona pandemic in northern Germany. In the live ticker you will find all the important news, as well as content from the NDR radio and television broadcasts.


 The  reported new infections in the north from Sunday: Schleswig-Holstein reports 477 cases, Lower Saxony 938, Hamburg 265, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania 113, Bremen 39; nationwide 12,257.

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A passenger with an FFP2 protective mask gets on a train © dpa Photo: Tobias Hase


 The  lockdown will be extended until February 14th – and tightened in some points. Medical masks are compulsory in buses and trains. more

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