Coronavirus in Germany: RKI reports more than 1000 new infections

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) reported 1045 new confirmed Coronavirus infections. The total number of cases in Germany to 213.067. The number of deaths to sub

Coronavirus in Germany: RKI reports more than 1000 new infections

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) reported 1045 new confirmed Coronavirus infections. The total number of cases in Germany to 213.067. The number of deaths to submit the data according to seven on 9175.

cities, municipalities and counties in Germany for the case of the further increase in Corona infection prepared to pay. "The municipalities and the state institutions are prepared for the experiences of the first cases of infection significantly better," said the managing Director of the cities and municipalities, Gerd Landsberg, the German press Agency.

Landsberg pointed to the Expansion of laboratory capacity for the Corona-testing and protection of materials, which had been obtained in "large scale" with the help of the Federal government and the Länder. "Even when the procurement market is of course tense, continue to, are local authorities, hospitals and doctor equipped surgeries much better," said Landsberg. To the beginning of the Crisis around the mouth-nose masks in short supply.

lessons learnt

the counties in their pandemic Management is well positioned: "The experience of the past few months have helped the counties to improve their handling with an increase of infections and to accelerate", said the assistant for health at the country, district Council, Jörg Freese.

in the health offices, the staff strength because of low infection numbers have declined. If necessary, could be promptly expanded. "The fact that this is achieved, the counties actually have shown the local outbreaks and their rapid containment since March 2020," said Freese.

The Chairman of the Federal Association of the Physicians of the Public health service, Ute Teichert, warned that the health offices are in need of increasing Numbers of more staff for the tracking of chains of Infection. Teichert argued, the health authorities, in principle, to better equip. "It may not be the case that can be shifted in times of crisis, the only helpful staff there," said Teichert. "It is technically needed qualified personnel in this area in the long term."

travel restrictions for unmarried couples

In the discussion due to the strict Corona-rules-separated couples without a marriage certificate, Federal interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) is increasingly under pressure. A spokesman for the EU Commission said that the EU-facilitated recommendations clearly, the current entry restrictions for the Affected repeal.

in fact, foreigners in a stable relationship with an EU citizen. A marriage certificate or a registered partnership are not a prerequisite for relief.

Updated Date: 06 August 2020, 01:19

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