The infection rate is up a bit again – the fight for more corona measures continues
In fighting the high number of infections, the federal and state governments have already adopted a series of stricter requirements, especially for those who have not been vaccinated. Next steps are already looming as the infection rate rises again.
The nationwide infection rate of the new coronavirus for seven days has increased slightly. according to Robert Koch Institute (RKI) from Monday morning the value was 441.9. As announced by the RKI, citing data from the health authorities, 27,836 new infections were recorded within 24 hours. Since the beginning of the pandemic, health authorities have reported a total of 6,185,961 cases.
The institute estimated the number of people who have recovered from the disease caused by the Corona virus in Germany at 5,120,100 people. The total number of CoronaThe number of deaths in Germany increased by 81 to 103,121.
day sevenDropp off It indicates the number of new infections per 100,000 residents in a week. The value has risen rapidly since the beginning of November. As a result, new heights were recorded every day. The number has held steady at a high level since the beginning of December.
Incidence of hospitalization at 5.52
On November 18, the federal and state governments identified the so-called hospitalization event as a critical criterion for tightening Corona measures. This value indicates the number of people per 100,000 residents hospitalized within seven days due to corona infection.
Of a value of three, the 2G rule applies across the board to events in a federal state. This means that only those who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus and who have recovered from Covid-19 are allowed. According to the RKI, the number of hospitalizations nationwide on Friday was 5.52.
The next prime minister’s conference is on Thursday
The fight for additional measures for the coronavirus crisis this week revolves around the planned election of future chancellor Olaf Schultz (SPD) in the Bundestag. Traffic light partners SPD, Greens and the FDP want to bring the planned vaccination requirements for employees in facilities with vulnerable people such as nursing homes and clinics through Parliament, which is expected to come into effect from mid-March 2022. Draft submitted to dpa provides Among other things, vaccination permits for pharmacists and dentists as well as stricter possible restrictions in regional COVID-19 outbreak areas. There are also suggestions from the federal states.
Lower Saxony Prime Minister Stefan Weil (SPD) has again campaigned for contact restrictions also for people who have been vaccinated in the post-holiday period. “Obviously there will be many family contacts during Christmas,” he told Welt newspaper. “Experience has shown that it will cause a number of infections again.” It is therefore worth considering ‘whether the infection dynamics with limited interval should not be attenuated’. The next prime minister’s conference is scheduled for Thursday. This is likely to be followed by a meeting with SchulzWho wants to be elected chancellor to the Bundestag on Wednesday.