Journey returnees: A Test is not enough

Hardly the Federal Minister of health, Jens Spahn (CDU), had the mandatory Corona-Tests for holiday returnees from risk-areas arranged, decided, some countries

Journey returnees: A Test is not enough

Hardly the Federal Minister of health, Jens Spahn (CDU), had the mandatory Corona-Tests for holiday returnees from risk-areas arranged, decided, some countries still have tighter rules. To Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, where now a negative Test after returning from the vacation is sufficient in a high-risk area, the in-home quarantine, but instead, after five to seven days, a second must be heard. Only if the second Test is negative, can be definitely due to quarantine completed.

Heike Schmoll

Political correspondent in Berlin, responsible for the "formation of worlds".

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From the infectious point of view of the is useful. Anyone who has been infected a short time before the departure or even on the return flight, immediately after his return, always with a negative Test have, then, possibly, to his workplace to return to, and during the highly infectious incubation time, work colleagues, family and other contact persons infected.

criticism of the one-off test immediately after the arrival, also came from Thuringia, where the competent Minister of health Heike Werner (Left) criticized the "scheduled duty brings no real added value". Just at the beginning of a Corona-infection, the Tests would be rarely falsely negative. Therefore, the Tests should be repeated after three days, when they really should be meaningful, explained Werner. At present, 140 States are among the high-risk areas, the numbers are set out by the Roland-Koch-Institute, due to the Infection. The only European country, including Luxembourg.

rules are to be complied with

The SPD-health expert Karl Lauterbach, reiterated his call for mandatory testing for all returnees. An "ideological debate about who pays for the Tests, we can't use now," said Lauterbach. He holds a mandatory Test for all entering the country at airports, train stations and motorways for "pragmatic". Of concern is the infection has happened because many of the länder are affected, and the Transfers are not only due to meat processing plants, mass accommodation of seasonal workers or holiday returnees, but in the office, in healthcare facilities, as well as celebrations and family events are held.

Among the Federal States of North Rhine is affected-Westphalia, the most new infections are among, there were reported Tuesday within a day 269 Neuinfizierte, in Baden-Württemberg 98, in Bavaria, 88, in Hesse, 58, in lower Saxony, 47 and in Berlin 19. "All of this happens only because we adhere to the rules," said Wieler. It was simply reckless, and even negligent, if you celebrate somewhere wild parties and so do, as the rules do not apply.

the Wearing of The mouth-nose protection Wieler, recommended on Tuesday in the Free and in vacation, if the distance of at least 1.50 meters cannot be met. Most people do not wear Outdoor on the Mask and take the mask in pedestrian zones or in spite of the mask of duty, even in shops, if you are unnoticed in the corridors. The Mask, a safety factor is, however, only if all kept at it. The rules-Keep washing hands and wear a breathing mask correctly, as well as from frequent Ventilation of closed spaces, "we must adhere months, which may be never questioned," said Wieler.

Updated Date: 28 July 2020, 17:20

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