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Because they had a party in a currently closed bar in Klagenfurt, 14 people were reported on Sunday.
According to the police, residents had filed a complaint. Those present, including the local manager, drank alcohol, did not wear mouth and nose protection and did not adhere to the rules of distance. In the past few days, the Carinthian police had caught two ice stock laps and people exercising in a fitness studio and reported them.
According to researchers, herd immunity via vaccination will probably not be achieved in Japan until October and thus after the planned Summer Olympics. “Japan seems to have come into the game fairly late,” says Rasmus Bech Hansen, founder of British research company Airfinity. Japan is dependent on importing large quantities of vaccines from the USA.
The re just aren’t enough vaccines for all of the countries that Pfizer has agreements with.” A vaccination rate of 75 percent is used as the benchmark for so-called herd immunity.
The German health politician Karl Lauterbach (SPD) speaks of a “completely different threat potential” from the new virus variants.
“We’re going to need a very hard and very well-functioning lockdown because the new variants are of a completely different caliber,” he says Picture Live according to the editorial version.
In New Zealand, the authorities have recorded a corona infection for the first time in months.
According to the government, a 56-year-old woman who returned from a trip abroad on December 30 is affected.
During the two-week forced quarantine, the woman was initially tested negative twice. But after the quarantine, the South African variant of the virus was detected in another test. 15 closer contact persons were identified and contacted. Her husband had tested negative.
In Hong Kong, the cordon of a residential area was lifted after less than two days. After around 7,000 people in the neighborhood were tested for the virus, the lockdown was ended on Monday morning.
During the tests, 13 other cases of infection were discovered. This corresponded to a share of 0.17 percent of those tested.
The police of the Chinese special administrative zone cordoned off the 150 apartment blocks in the Jordan district on Saturday evening, in which several coronavirus herds had been found in the past few weeks. Many low-income people live in the district on the Kowloon Peninsula. Officials staff went from door to door after the lockdown and performed mandatory corona tests.
The organization Oxfam published its inequality report on Monday, stating that billionaires continued to benefit “despite the pandemic”, while the poorest in the world would continue to be left behind. Oxfam published the report on the occasion of the start of the World Economic Forum, which is taking place completely digitally for the first time instead of in Davos.
Former President Donald Trump was treated with an antibody cocktail from the US company Regeneron during his corona illness. Germany has now secured 200,000 cans.
The tightened corona measures and the new curfew have triggered riots in several Dutch cities. Shortly before the curfew began at 9 p.m. on Sunday, there were riots in about ten cities, according to police. Police officers were attacked with fireworks and stones. Cars were set on fire in
The Hague. Unrest has also been reported from Tilburg, Enschede, Venlo, Roermond, Breda, Arnheim and Apeldoorn, among others.
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In the USA, the number of confirmed corona infections has exceeded the 25 million mark, according to a data analysis by the Reuters news agency. More than 417,000 people have also died in the USA in connection with a corona infection.
The government said that a 56-year-old woman who returned from a trip abroad on December 30 was affected. During the two-week forced quarantine, the woman was initially tested negative twice. But after the quarantine, the South African variant of the virus was detected in another test.
15 closer contact persons were identified and contacted. Her husband had tested negative.
China reported 124 new corona infections on Sunday after 80 one day earlier. Of the new cases, 67 were recorded in northeastern Jilin Province, official data suggests.
The goal of the government is to share with the governors and the opposition the current state of knowledge of the experts on the infection situation, the mutations and the prognoses based on them.
The SPD health politician Karl Lauterbach speaks of a “completely different threat potential” from the new virus variants. “We’re going to need a very tough and very well-functioning lockdown because the new variants are of a completely different caliber,” he says Picture Live according to the editorial version.
From today on Austria experiences a new mask landscape. From now on, everyone over the age of 14 must wear the higher-quality FFP2 masks in shops, on public transport, at service providers such as car workshops and in ordinations. This does not apply to pregnant women and people who cannot reasonably be expected to receive the appropriate protection for health reasons.
The news agency learned that non-US citizens who have stayed in Great Britain, Brazil, South Africa, Ireland and the EU are affected Reuters on Sunday by health authorities who did not want to be named.
The mutation, which was first detected in South Africa, has not yet been recorded in the USA, but a variant found by British scientists has already been found in 20 states. In March, under the then President Donald Trump, the USA imposed entry bans on most visitors from Europe and then in May on those from Brazil. Trump decreed at the beginning of last week that these measures should expire on Tuesday. However, the instructions of his successor Biden – in office since Wednesday – reverse this step.
The Robert Koch Institute reports 6,729 new corona infections and 217 further deaths in Germany within one day. That is a decrease compared to the past few days. However, not all health authorities transmit their data to the RKI at the weekend. According to the institute, the total number of confirmed infections rose to 2,141,665 and the number of deaths to 52,087.
The seven-day incidence remained almost at Sunday’s level at 111.2.
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According to Reuters, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the public health authority, will soon issue a regulation for a mask requirement on public transport. Virologists and others breathe easy – in a figurative sense. Including the Austrian one Researcher at the Department of Microbiology, Florian Krammer: