Mask duty extended: a sudden increase of the Corona infections in Hesse, Germany

hope for a re-flattening of the Corona curve of Hesse is likely to be for the First. Because after three days with only two-digit infections, the health authori

Mask duty extended: a sudden increase of the Corona infections in Hesse, Germany

hope for a re-flattening of the Corona curve of Hesse is likely to be for the First. Because after three days with only two-digit infections, the health authorities have reported to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) 132 new confirmed Covid-19-cases. This is the third-highest value since last Friday, as the majority of new infections since mid-April had been registered. Since the beginning of the pandemic the confirmed infections add up to a 13.008. The country now responds with an extension of the mask duty and answered the fines for mask objectors. On the other hand, it is to allow for the Christmas markets. Relief for parents of infected students with kindergarten children.

Thorsten Winter

business editor and Internet coordinator of the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.

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The new jump, the day before was still 61 new cases, the speech stands out. He is a good nine per cent, of the whole of Germany reported new infections. Hesse, but only on a proportion of the population of almost eight percent. The Plus is so disproportionately.

fine already without admonition

Hesse, all of the current restrictions due to the pandemic extended in view of this. Such a mask is mandatory in shops and in public transport or restrictions on counting numbers for events with larger participant. "The pandemic is not over yet," warned Prime Minister Volker Bouffier (CDU), according to dpa in Wiesbaden. Events with up to 250 people were still allowed without special approval by the authorities, unless there is a hygiene concept.

According to data from Social-Secretary of state Anne Janz - school and school children with a runny nose in the future in Hesse, not immediately sent home to Kindergarten. This is only for Covid-19 typical symptoms such as fever, dry cough, or General fatigue is necessary.

Who carries in public transport does not cover the mouth and nose, should in future pay a 50 Euro fine, said Deputy Prime Minister and transport Minister Tarek Al-Wazir (Green party), according to dpa. So far, it is first admonished once, who is caught in a Bus, a train or train station without a mask. Christmas markets should give it according to Bouffier, subject to conditions. So the catering had to be separated from other stalls. Individual children's carousels are likely to continue.

Marburg virologists in waiting

From the for disease control the leading RKI also has a positive message but comes. The number of Corona-victims has not increased officially more. 526 deaths associated with the pandemic, therefore, to beech. On the other hand, the group of as to recover existing patients, but it has stagnated. The Federal Institute speaks of 11,500. On a Corona-victim computer continues to be almost 22 Convalescent; this is a high value.

Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 05:20

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