The German president calls reducing contacts to avoid closing public life: Let us save lives

The German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, has called the population to reduce contacts to avoid a new closing of public life before the serious situation in

The German president calls reducing contacts to avoid closing public life: Let us save lives

The German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, has called the population to reduce contacts to avoid a new closing of public life before the serious situation in the country, where today another consecutive peak of incidence of coronavirus is recorded.

"We respect the rules, we once again reduce our contacts. Let's do it to prevent schools and day care centers from closing again, so that we do not have to stop all public life again, let's do it especially to save lives," he said.

In a column for the Dominical Edition of the Bild Diario, Steinmeier asked the population to vaccinate and be administered the reinforcement dose.

"It's about our health and health of others, it is about the future of our country," he wrote.

He added that the vaccine is "the remedy that protects from a serious development, or even deadly, of the disease", but that the figure that has been given to be administered is insufficient.

"We could be any further! It's a bitter, but necessary conclusion," he regretted.

He stressed that these days the situation "he aggravates himself dramatically", which more and more people fight for their lives in the UCIS and that hundreds lose every day this combat.

"Can there be doubts even if in this pandemic it is about life and death?", Ask.

The cumulative incidence continues to add consecutive peaks in Germany since the beginning of November and is located today in 446.7 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants in seven days, compared to 372.7 a week ago and 130.2 a month ago.

The health authorities reported 44,401 new infections in 24 hours and 104 dead by or with COVID-19, while the number of active cases are around 837,200, according to data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) of updated virology last morning.

Meanwhile, yesterday, the Ministry of Health of Bavaria reported two confirmed cases of the omicron variant in two passengers that landed on the last 24 at the Munich airport coming from South Africa.

The Minister of Social Affairs of the Federated State of Hesse, Kai Klose, reported by his part of another suspect case by referring to a traveler who landed on the 21st at the Frankfurt airport from South Africa; It is expected that on Monday the results of complete sequencing are known.

According to the last daily report of the RKI, published on Friday, the accumulated rate of income in seven days stands at 5.97 per 100,000 inhabitants, and the occupation in the UCIS of patients with COVID-19 is 18.9% of The beds available in the critics units for the adult population.

Until Friday, 71.1% of the population of Germany (59.1 million people) had been vaccinated, 68.4% (56.9 million) with the full guideline, while 8.6 million had already received A reinforcement dose.

Updated Date: 28 November 2021, 09:34

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