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More than 2000 New infections in Germany – the number of new cases of death under 200
Top news (19.59 PM): The number of positive Corona Tests in Germany on 152.366 increased. The 2354 infections more than the previous day. The number of deaths increased in the last 24 hours 193 on 5454.
Here you will find the currently reported Figures by the health ministries of the countries.
- Baden-Württemberg: 30.369 (1203 Deaths)
- Bavaria: 40.473 (1548 Deaths)
- Berlin: 5532 (113 Deaths)
- Brandenburg: 2647 (113 Deaths)
- Bremen: 720 (27 Deaths)
- Hamburg: 4558 (116 Deaths)
- Hesse: 7796 (301 Deaths)
- Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: 665 (16 Deaths)
- Lower Saxony: 9720 (376 Deaths)
- North Rhine-Westphalia: 31.110 (1052 Deaths)
- Rhineland-Palatinate: 5761 (138 Deaths)
- Saarland: 2477 (122 Deaths)
- Saxony: 4479 (141 Deaths)
- Saxony-Anhalt: 1481 (35 Deaths)
- Schleswig-Holstein: 2557 (88 Deaths)
- Thuringia: 2021 (65 Deaths)
Total: State 24.04., 19.59 PM, 152.366 (5454 Deaths)
Stand from the day before: the state 23.04., 19.33 PM, 150.012 (5261 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 106.800
Currently, the RKI reported reproduction number: of 0.9 (as of 23.04.)
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18.39 PM: The baden-württemberg Ministry of the interior thinks about conditions after the border to France, again to open. "If the situation in Alsace and Baden-Württemberg, closer to now, when in France, shops are open, can be driven to the border protection measures in one piece back werden", interior Minister Thomas Strobl (CDU), told the German press Agency on Friday after a telephone conference with the President of the Region Grand-Est, Jean Rottner. "We can then think about which of the currently eleven closed border crossings between Baden-Württemberg and France, carefully, one by one can be opened."
The rules should be cross-border coordinated, the border measures on the German-French border be moved so quickly as possible, said the German Chairman of the German-French parliamentary Assembly, Andreas Jung. "Special border measures must remain temporary, it is time for European cross-border Lösungen", Young stressed. "As the first steps to do this immediately allows for meetings of families and life partners, additional border crossings be opened and all obstacles to the internal market." Oliver Dietze/dpa
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18.13 PM: The US Navy is fighting with another Coronavirus outbreak on a ship. At least 18 crew members of the "USS Kidd" have tested positive for the Coronavirus, as the Navy announced on Friday. Previously a soldier had shown symptoms, and had been brought in on Thursday for the treatment to San Antonio in the U.S. state of Texas.
Meanwhile, a doctors had the team on Board the ship to perform Tests and to trace, with whom the infected Person had contact, said Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman on Friday at a press conference. "The Tests are continuing and we expect further Fällen", said the Marine.
The Navy is preparing to Hoffman, according to the return of the ship in a port. A part of the crew will leave the ship then. The spokesman did not provide information on the size of the Crew.
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17.24 hrs: In the United States are now more than 50 000 people after infection with the novel Coronavirus have died. The show went on Friday morning (local time) from data of the American University of Johns Hopkins.
The data of the American researchers generally show higher levels than those of the world health organization (WHO), because they are not regularly updated. In some cases, infection and death figures were last updated but also revised downwards.
According to the figures, more than 870 000 infections have been detected in the United States with the Coronavirus. The United States, a country with 330 million inhabitants, are measured in terms of the absolute Numbers affected worldwide are hardest hit by the epidemic.
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16.41 PM: For the pupils of the fourth classes in the state of Hesse is the of the lessons, as originally planned, on Monday resumed. The Hessian Ministry of education announced on Friday. Previously, the administrative court of the country had compulsory education for fourth graders in the Corona-pandemic provisionally in force.
France restricted the sale of nicotine patches
15.11 PM: France has the sale of nicotine Patches and other replacement products for the time being, restricted to hamster purchases to prevent that. Reason " be;health risks due to excessive consumption or misuse of any of the media reports on a possible protective effect of Nikotin" before the lung disease Covid-19, it said on Friday in a published in the official journal decree.
The sale of nicotine patches, gum or other substitutes in the Internet is prohibited according to the decree, all under. Pharmacies may 11 to of the. May only quantities which are sufficient for a one-month treatment of nicotine addiction. Health Minister Olivier Véran, called on the French, not with the Patches put on. He recalled that it "every year, 70,000 Dead by tobacco in France gibt".
In a French study with 500 Covid-19-patients, only five percent were Concerned smokers. Other studies also seem to support the scientists involved, according to the Hypothesis that nicotine could have a positive effect against the Coronavirus. Other researchers warned, however, in French media before jumping to conclusions. Hitherto Smoking, as a risk group.
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13.34 PM: Austria has, in a video conference including Israel, Australia, the Czech Republic and Denmark, on the way from the Corona-crisis replaced. "We have exchanged over the question of how you can travel the countries now in the best possible back up, the economy can boost, and at the same time the Virus is kept under control kann", Federal Chancellor of Austria, Sebastian said Shortly on Friday the German press Agency.
Austria initiated the exchange of countries, which have so far got through the crisis and, therefore, with the loosening of the Anti-Corona measures can deal with goods involved in therefore. Austria sees itself in this regard internationally as a pioneer.
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In addition to the economy of the restart of the schools in the Corona-trial strategy and the use of Apps was the topic, said Short. "We talked about how we can use our forces to join in the research of a vaccine or a Medikament", so the Registrar. From the Austrian Chancellery it was said that the envisaged scientific and research topics of a Meeting in Vienna was.
In Austria, the number of new infections with Sars-Cov-2 also remains, despite the first easing in everyday life is currently very low. For well over a week to be daily confirmed always less than 100 new cases. The Alpine Republic began right after Easter with the loosening of the measures, in the meantime, many shops are open again. At the beginning of may, the next steps should follow, from the middle of may the gastronomy of operation should be limited.
Vertebral to drug for Corona patients
12.59 am: Early trial data for the treatment of lung disease Covid-19 with the drug Remdesivir have been creating quite a stir. The effect of the originally against Ebola developed in US drug is currently being investigated worldwide. Briefly, the media carried reports to riot, after which the medium was not a success. Manufacturers, such as medical practitioners now warn against jumping to conclusions. The drug brought in patients in the Munich, clinic Schwabing, the first successes, said Clemens Wendtner, chief doctor of the local clinic for infectious diseases.
According to conservative estimates, had benefited one-half of its patients, said Wendtner. It looks then that the seriously Ill could be used to be of the breathing machine. Reuters/Ulrich Perrey/dpa-POOL/dpabild A vial of the drug Remdesivir.
On Thursday, there was a surprising release, according to a Chinese study is said to have brought with Remdesivir disappointing results. The media relied on on the page of the world health organization published document – the but was removed quickly.
To said of the controversial Chinese study, Wendtner, only just under half had been treated by the target of 453 patients who are severely ill, patients with the drug. This does not allow for a reliable statement. In addition, had not been defined, what was seen as a serious Covid-19-disease. The ultimately reliable Chinese intermediate results are not likely to jeopardize the continuation of the ongoing studies.
The US manufacturer Gilead Sciences has dismissed the reports. There had been no approval for publication. The study had been cancelled due to low participation prematurely, therefore no statistically meaningful conclusions are possible. "In this respect, the results of the study are inconclusive, though Trends in the data suggest a potential Benefit for Remdesivir, particularly in patients who are treated early in the disease." Results of worldwide studies, it is expected by the end of may.
Violation of guidelines: the Minister of the interior Sweden, are now threatened with the closure of Restaurants
11.50 am: Because of the disregard of the recommendations in the fight against the spread of the Coronavirus threatens Sweden’s government to date has opened restaurants in Stockholm with the closure. Restaurants and outdoor cafes in the capital should be checked from now on, more intense, whether they were in conformity with the recommendations of the national health authority, said interior Minister Mikael Damberg on Friday at a press conference. With the requirements of the authority, it was not advice, but rather guidelines that should be followed. "Otherwise, these companies geschlossen" be;, made it clear to the Damberg. dpa During Restaunrants and restaurants in Germany are closed, in Sweden, the Barleben more.
In Sweden, significantly more liberal measures in the fight against the spread of the Coronavirus apply, which is why, among other things, pubs, Restaurants and cafes, more can be open. The authorities and the government had, however, urged that the Local ensure a sufficient distance between your guests and your customers only at the table should use. Notwithstanding this, there had been media reports at the weekend, the dense crowds in various Bars and Restaurants in Stockholm. All other Swedish municipalities has asked the government to report on the controls carried out in the Local report.
Summer holiday in the Coronavirus-crisis? For Maas, this is not an Option
Friday, 24. April, 11.33 PM: German foreign Minister Heiko Maas has for a very cautious Easing measures to counter the spread of the Coronavirus calls, a second wave of the pandemic to prevent. "We will be very, very careful with the relaxations. Everything, what we want to avoid, is a second wave that will hit us significantly harder, for both personal health and wirtschaftlich", the SPD politician said on Friday after talks with his Swedish colleague Ann Linde in Berlin. "We want to avoid under all circumstances."
Maas reiterated that he expected a normal summer vacation season this year. "At the present time, we have to assume that it is not wird" give a summer vacation as we know it, this year;, he said. In Germany, a worldwide travel warning for tourists up to 3. May. At the end of April it will be decided as it goes on. dpa/Kay Nietfeld/dpa foreign Minister Heiko Maas had the “air bridge” on the 17th. March started together with tour operators and airlines.
A good five weeks after the beginning of the return action of the Federal government, the last machine of the " is, meanwhile,;Corona-Luftbrücke" landed in Germany. A spokesman for the Federal police confirmed at the Frankfurt airport. The foreign office chartered plane, returned on Friday morning from the Cape town, South Africa. The largest part of the circumference is completed with the richest return of action in the history of the Federal Republic of Germany. Clara Margais/dpa
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