The Corona-pandemic keeps the world in suspense: More than 13 million people have been infected with the novel Coronavirus, 201.373 of them in Germany. The United States reported almost daily new record numbers. The latest news on Corona-crisis in Germany, Europe and the world read in the News-Ticker of FOCUS Online.
Corona-News from Germany and around the world – the top stories: a study from South Korea: children from the age of 10 is almost as contagious as adults (07.41 PM) the German vaccine manufacturer includes first supply agreement with the UK (07.12 PM) WHO the chief researcher holds the width of the Corona-vaccination in mid-2021 for possible (05.11 PM)
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TOP NEWS: a study from South Korea: children from the age of 10 is almost as contagious as adults
07.41 PM: For a "largely normalen" School of language Chancellery Minister Helge Braun in an Interview with the "Image on Sonntag" from. Specifically, he said the sheet: "We need to ensure that the school is operating after the summer holidays in Germany are largely normal." This could be a new study out of South Korea, according to however, more problematic than I thought.
Because the results of the study indicate that children and young people are spreading the Coronavirus to a similar degree as adults. Only children who are younger than ten years, continue to give the Virus the research results showed that only in exceptional cases. The study was published in the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, in total, the researchers evaluated 59.073 contacts from 5,706 Sars-CoV-2-Infected. dpa/Marcel Kusch/dpa/symbol picture students sitting in your class room.
Among the first infected 153 Adolescents who had around 700 people to contact were. According to the analysis were children under ten years of age at home 5.3 percent of their fellow men, and in older children, the proportion of 18.6 percent was significantly higher. "This is one of many Studien", Dr. Ashish Jha, the Director of the Harvard Global Health Institute said the station "CNN". You would, however, the General perception that younger children spread the Coronavirus is less severe than older, once more under the walls.
TOP NEWS: German vaccine manufacturer includes first supply agreement with the UK
07.12 PM: The Mainz-based company, Biontech, and the US group Pfizer, have with great Britain, a first supply agreement to a possible, especially in the developing Corona vaccine closed. Subject to regulatory approval, or authorization of 30 million doses of the vaccine candidates " to;BNT 162" be delivered, expected in the years 2020 and 2021, as the company said on Monday. Financial Details were not disclosed. "We are in advanced talks with several other governments, and we hope to können" soon for more supply agreements to announce;, Biontech co-founder and chief Ugur Sahin said, according to the message.
To run a total of four RNA vaccine candidates of Biontech and Pfizer studies of Phase I and II For two of these candidates currently in the USA and in Germany, the US food and drug administration approved procedure FDA recently an accelerated approval.
The first results of the previous studies in the USA have placed Biontech and Pfizer already open and they called "ermutigend", several experts spoke of positive results. Subjects – a total of 45 healthy people aged 18 to 55 years of age had antibodies against the causative agent of Sars-CoV-2 developed. However, it is unclear whether these antibodies actually protect against infection. The show Tests with up to 30,000 subjects.
Now, the company said this month it might go off with the other trials in phases IIb and III, with a main candidates for the vaccine. If this course is successful, could be applied for in October of the admission procedure. From the Tests in Germany, first results, you will be expected to take place in July.
Ticket refund, Lufthansa will take up to six weeks
06.19 PM: Lufthansa wants to the refund of Tickets for fancy flights accelerate. "Within the next ten to 14 days we want to enable automated processes. Then a large three-digit million amounts in the month ausgezahlt", Lufthansa’s Executive Board Harry Hohmeister of the " said;Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung" (Monday edition). Nevertheless, it will still take four to six weeks for all refunds to be processed for because of the Coronavirus pandemic, canceled flights until the end of June.
The total received by the group, more than two million refund requests, said Hohmeister. The number was increased by the introduction of a new flight plan again. "29. June, we conducted our biggest change to the flight plan of all time – with 250,000 Changes until the end of October." As a result, a new refund arising as a volume of 1.2 billion euros." To date, approximately € 1.4 billion had been paid out.
Lufthansa hit by the pandemic in the wrong location and now receives billions in aid from the state.
Again, more 60,000 new Coronavirus infection in the United States
05.44 PM: In the USA the number of reported new infections with the Coronavirus on the sixth day in a row, with more than 60,000 is located. A count of the Johns Hopkins University from Sunday evening (local time), it emerged, were registered within 24 hours for more 63.872 infection cases. The total number of infections in the country increased to approximately 3,762 million.
TOP NEWS: WHO chief researcher holds the width of the Corona-vaccination in mid-2021 for possible
05.11 PM: A broad-based Corona vaccination might, in the opinion of the chief scientist of the world health organization, WHO, in mid-2021 to be done. "At the Moment, more than 20 vaccine candidates are in clinical Studien", Soumya Swaminathan said in an Interview with the German press Agency. "Therefore, we are confident that a few will work of them." At the beginning of 2021, the first results could be available. After the mass production of the vaccines could there be in mid-2021 a vaccine that is used on a broad Basis.
"Of course, this is not vorhersagen", Swaminathan stressed. However, it has high hopes: "If we assume that there is a ten percent Chance for each of the vaccine candidates, to be successful, it means that one or two vaccines could be successful – maybe even more."
Golf legend Nicklaus was infected with the Coronavirus
Monday, October 20. July, 01.50 PM: U.S. Golf legend Jack Nicklaus was early on with the Coronavirus infected. "In mid-March, Barbara and I both have had the Virus. Barbara was, without symptoms, I had sore throat and cough. Not for long, because we were both very glücklich", the 80-Year-old reported on Sunday on the sidelines of the Memorial tournament in Dublin, Ohio, and his wife. They had both stayed about a month at home. Nicklaus, with 18 Major Wins, to date the most successful golfers in the history.
Number of infections is reduced now to 201,600 – R-value
21.58 clock: The number of registered infections in Germany Sunday, in the evening is to 201,600. Compared to the previous day, there are 227 new cases. Deaths came in the last 24 hours. However, the Federal States of Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt reported on Sunday, no new Numbers. The number of active cases is currently 5142.
The reproduction number, in short the R-value, according to the RKI estimates with data 19.7 state., 0: 00, in Germany, in the case of 1,25 (before: 1,42). This means that an Infected person in the means of infecting more than one other people. The R-value in each case forms the infection from happening about a week and a half before.
In addition, the RKI is a so-called Seven-days-R. It refers to a longer period of time and is therefore subject to less current fluctuations. According to the RKI estimates of this value was as of 19.7., 0.00, 1.22 (previous day: 1,34). He shows that the Infection occurred from 8 to 16 days.
Here you will find the currently reported Figures by the health ministries of the countries.
- Baden-Württemberg: 36.352 (1838 Deaths)
- Bavaria: 49.693 (2614 Deaths)
- Berlin: 8778 (221 Deaths)
- Brandenburg: 3510 (173 Deaths)
- Bremen: 1719 (55 Deaths)
- Hamburg: 5239 (231 Deaths)
- Hesse: 11.386 (514 Deaths)
- Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: 806 (20 Deaths)
- Lower Saxony: 13.989 (646 Deaths)
- North Rhine-Westphalia: 46.024 (1712 Deaths)
- Rhineland-Palatinate: 7306 (238 Deaths)
- Saarland: 2800 (174 Deaths)
- Saxony: 5484 (224 Deaths)
- Saxony-Anhalt: 1941 (62 Deaths)
- Schleswig-Holstein: 3253 (154 Deaths)
- Thuringia: 3320 (182 Deaths)
Total (As Of 19.07.2020, 21.38 PM): To 201,600 (9058 Deaths)
The Day Before (As 18.07.2020, 19.45 PM): 201.373 (9058 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 187.400.
Currently, the RKI reported reproduction number: 1,25 (Stand 19.07.20)
Trump: Corona young people are often just like a "Schnupfen"
21.41 PM: US President Donald Trump has the importance of the rapidly increasing Coronavirus infections in the United States once again played down. With the increase in the Federal States in the South and West of the country, it was only to "Flammen" or even just "Glutherde", the rapidly would be deleted, Trump said in a Sunday broadcast Interview with the television channel Fox News. Many of the new infections it was "young people who have a runny nose haben", Trump said. He also claimed that "99,7 Prozent" of all the Corona-patients "very schnell" back to health would. Patrick Semansky/AP/dpa
Health experts warn, however, that it curves in younger people, according to a Corona of infection, serious illness and even deaths could be. In the US the authorities for nearly two weeks of 60,000 to 77,000 new infections per day – more than ever before since the beginning of the pandemic. Particularly the States of Florida, Georgia, Texas, Arizona and California are affected. Since February, there was data from the Johns Hopkins University, according to the United States already 3.7 million confirmed infections and 140 000 deaths.
TOP NEWS: New Corona-Alarm in China, "Kriegslage" explains
18.01 PM: The Corona-Alarm in the Chinese capital, Beijing, is demoted. Prior to 14 days had passed without any new Infections, reported the state news Agency Xinhua. The authorities had announced that the new outbreak in Beijing had been contained by the middle of June successfully. The Change of the warning level should come into force on Monday. The Corona outbreak in June was assumed to be a large market of the capital. Shen Bohan/Xinhua/Reuters
However, the authorities stated in the far Western Region of Xinjiang, a "Kriegslage", a local Corona outbreak. There have been 17 confirmed cases, 23 infections without symptoms, and 269 people were on Sunday morning still under observation. In Xinjiang, the capital of Urumtschi was imposed on Thursday a Lockdown. Flights, metro and railway traffic has been stopped.
China, where the first cases were the end of 2019 in the city of Wuhan has occurred, has brought the pandemic, due to strict Lockdown measures according to official data, under control. On Saturday in the 1.4-billion population of the country were reported only 252 of new Infections. Overall, there have been 85 857 confirmed COVID-19-cases. For comparison: In Germany (83 million inhabitants) there were more than 200 000 in the USA (330 million inhabitants), more than 3.7 million. Ng Han Guan/AP/dpa
NRW: hundreds of partying in the old coal mine – the police will come and arrest man
17.20: A larger deployment of the police had last night in Kamp-Lintfort on the lower Rhine. Around 300 people celebrated here on Sunday night for a birthday on the site of a former colliery. The police broke up the event and found several Ads. A 24-year-old from Krefeld, was taken into custody after he had been to the officers aggressively.
TOP NEWS: Coronavirus: 13 new cases in the district of Uelzen
16.22 PM: In the district of Uelzen is a Corona outbreak with 13 cases in a number of families came. The families lived "in close spatial proximity zueinander" in Uelzen, said the lower Saxony district on Sunday. Affected school-age children. All of the Infected were in home quarantine. "We hope that the infection happen on the affected families kann" be limited;, district administrator Heiko Blume said. Currently, the investigations were conducted on possible contact persons. On Friday, a first new confirmed Corona had occurred in the district of case.
Possible infection trace chains, and can further infections to exclude, should be tested on Monday in two schools, classmates, and other potential contact persons on the Virus, announced the district.
TOP NEWS: the district does not want to close to the Corona onset slaughterhouse
15.06 PM: a larger Corona-the outbreak of the employees in a chicken slaughterhouse in Lohne, lower Saxony, the rural district there were no grounds for closure of the operation. It was a matter of discretion, said the district administrator of the district of Vechta, Herbert angle (CDU), on Sunday. While there is a larger outbreak, the leave a cardboard box warehouse, where some of the employees in the breaks were taken. The hygiene concept of the operation, but it is good. The majority of the Affected have been infected in the REC. dpa/Friso Gentsch/dpabild poultry meat in the production hall to be processed.
In the case of a series of test among employees of the chicken Slaughterhouse, the Wiesenhof group positive were of 1046 employees, 66 Covid-19 tested. All of the Infected have been quarantined. 70 direct members were already under quarantine, said angle. Additional contact persons to be determined as of Monday.
Shipping companies work on the Corona-Comeback
11.31 PM: After the corona-induced forced break for cruise ships is preparing the industry gradually on the passenger rides in front. On Saturday two cruise ships of the shipping company Aida Cruises and overseas to run the port in Rostock-Warnemünde is inserted, however, without passengers. “It went all according to plan”, a company spokesman said the German press Agency. At the Pier, both a lot of Fans and tourists, as well as numerous employees would have welcomed the two ships.
The two cruise ships and the Crew are now prepared for the first runs of the day since the beginning of the Corona-crisis. With pass on Board the ships of the shipping company in August to start operate Short cruises without land. dpa/Bernd Wüstneck/dpa-Central picture/dpa , The AIDAblu of Aida Cruises no passengers in the Baltic sea resort of Warnemünde, and previously was the AIDAmar in.
On the two Aida ships, the spokesman reported that between 500 and 800 people are working, and the first tours to be offered with a utilization of approximately 50 percent of the capacity. Until the end of August several of the three planned one – to-four day short trips.
The pandemic had set the worldwide booming cruise ship in the spring, a stop sign. Once on ships that infections had occurred, locked some countries, their ports. A little later the trips were discontinued entirely. The number of German cruise passengers rose according to industry sources, in the past year, for the first time on over three million. For the current year, the organisers are anticipating a massive break-in of the guests and sales.
TOP News: Austria returns to the mask of duty
Sunday, 19. July 2020, 8.15 PM: Federal Chancellor of Austria, Sebastian Kurz has announced that he is the mask of duty to be re-introduced is – at least partially. Compared to the daily newspaper “Austria,” he said prior to discussions with health Minister Rudolf Anschober and Vice-Chancellor Werner Kogler: “We will discuss the areas in which we introduce the mask of duty.” Herbert Neubauer/APA/dpa
It is already clear that the mandatory mouth-nose protection for supermarkets in the whole of Austria is still to come next week again. Doctors chamber President Thomas Szekeres wants it in all public enclosed spaces. Parts of the catering and hospitality industry, however, fight back yet.
Short said, “Austria” more that, for him, the Comeback of the masks “was too little”. The traffic light system, where the health Ministry is working, would come “swiftly to the implementation in the whole of Austria, no patchwork carpet comes in different measures”.
Austria had introduced one of the first countries within the EU, the mask duty – in a larger extent than Germany. Even in Public, if citizens come into contact with other people, had to be worn until mid-June masks.
Than eased the Situation considerably, overturned the government which mask of duty as far as possible. Since the age of 15. June, to attack the Austrians in public transport and in Health care facilities such as pharmacies to the mouth, nose protection, or if you do not services for which the minimum distance can be met, such as at the hairdresser’s. However, some regional governments have returned recently to a local mask of duty, after the case numbers were increased.
WHO reports a record number of new infections – most of the Dead since the beginning of may
22.59 PM: for The second day in a row, reports the WHO set a new record for the world’s new infections. 259.848 confirmed cases have been reported in the past 24 hours. The number of dead rose to its highest value since the beginning of may. 7360 people have died of a Covid-19-disease.
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