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Covid-19 in Germany and in the world – the top stories: the World now more than five million Corona cases (08.30 PM) Coburg and Straubing are now under Federal Corona upper limit, but not under the Bavarian (07.39 p.m.) in a more obvious increase in the number of new infections in Germany (20.24 PM)
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Study: one in five Stockholm has Coronavirus antibodies
09.09 PM: More than one out of every five residents of the Swedish capital, Stockholm, has antibodies against the Coronavirus formed. This is the intermediate result of a still ongoing study, the national health authority, which released the findings on Wednesday.
Thus, in the worst of the pandemic is concerned, the Swedish city that 7.3 percent of the end of April, more than a thousand randomly Tested had antibodies. In the case of the extrapolation of the share of the population with antibodies, it was considered that the Tests are already some of the week and that it will take a few weeks, until the body creates antibodies against the pathogen developed.
He will assume that "a little over 20 Prozent" the inhabitants of Stockholm had been with the new type of pathogen infected, said chief virologist Anders Tegnell at a press conference. More than a third of Sweden confirmed cases relate to the capital. In other Parts of the country, the Figures for the antibody layer carrier lower. In the extreme South, there were 4.2 percent, in the Region of Gothenburg, only 3.7 per cent.
TOP NEWS: the World is now more than five million Corona cases
08.30 a.m.: According to the Johns Hopkins University has the number of worldwide confirmed Corona cases the mark of five million infections broken. 1.55 million infections are attributable alone to the United States. Germany has, according to the U.S. researchers, with approximately 178,000 Corona cases recorded in the neuntmeisten infections in the world. Screenshot/John-Hopkins-University Dashboard, the John Hopkins University on 21.5.2020 to 7.32 PM
A total of more than 328.000 people diagnosed with the effects of a Covid-19-disease died. Here, too, the United States provides the largest share. 93.439 Americans had during the Corona pandemic in your life. Behind the UK, with 35.786 dead, as well as Italy with 32.330 deceased.
Here you will find the currently reported Figures by the health ministries of the countries.
- Baden-Württemberg: 34.130 (1679 Deaths)
- Bavaria: 46.084 (2353 Deaths)
- Berlin: 6552 (186 Deaths)
- Brandenburg: 3211 (166 Deaths)
- Bremen: 1276 (38 Deaths)
- Hamburg: 5045 (210 Deaths)
- Hesse: 9483 (446 Deaths)
- Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: 763 (20 Deaths)
- Lower Saxony: 11.328 (565 Deaths)
- North Rhine-Westphalia: 36.747 (1536 Deaths)
- Rhineland-Palatinate: 6539 (222 Deaths)
- Saarland: 2674 (162 Deaths)
- Saxony: 5173 (200 Deaths)
- Saxony-Anhalt: 1690 (54 Deaths)
- Schleswig-Holstein: 3021 (134 Deaths)
- Thuringia: 2770 (149 Deaths)
Total: State-20.05., 20.18 PM, 176.486 (8120 Deaths)
The Day Before: The State 19.05., 20.04 PM, 175.672 (8054 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 156.900
Currently, the RKI reported reproduction number: 0,88 (as of 20.05.)
Coburg and Straubing are now under Federal Corona upper limit, but not under the Bavarian
07.39 PM: The situation in the two Bavarian Corona Hotspots Coburg and Straubing has improved. Neither the district of Coburg, the district-free city Straubing is exceeded, according to the data of the Robert Koch Institute from Thursday, 00: 00 by the Federal government in the Corona-crisis-imposed ceiling of 50 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants. imago images / Manfred Segerer Straubing is an independent city in the Regierungsbezirk Niederbayern in Ostbayern.
Coburg in upper Franconia is now a value of 47.2 – Straubing to 43.9. However, these values are still not enough to meet the local Bavarian directives, because the were tightened at the beginning of the week on 35 Infected per 100,000 inhabitants.
The end of U.S. entry to stop out of Europe is not in sight – Trump G7 wants to summit in the United States
07.18 PM: US President Donald Trump is considering, the heads of state and government, in spite of the persistent Corona-crisis-G7-summit in the USA to invite. For the U.S. President it would be a Signal of the normalization, for the normal citizen may be an Affront.
Because a the end of the entry stops for foreigners from Europe to the United States, according to the White house is currently not foreseeable. “We still have no timetable for it,” said the spokesperson of the White house, Kayleigh McEnany, on Wednesday at a press conference. The Consideration of the US President, Donald Trump does not appear to change anything, this year’s G7 summit in may as a real Meeting and the heads of state and government of seven major industrial Nations in the USA to invite. “We hope that this is done,” said McEnany. imago images/ZUMA Wire US President Donald Trump at a meeting of the Republicans in the White house.
It would be “entirely appropriate” if the G7 summit will now be held in the United States, even if for ordinary citizens still travel restrictions were, said McEnany. “The President wants us to start with the re-opening. Travel restrictions are something that he wants to ensure that the lives of Americans is protected, before they are repealed.“ And the travel restrictions have saved lives. At the announcement in mid-March, Trump had said that the scheme was limited to 30 days. In mid-April, he made it clear: they will remain in force until such time as it is the Coronavirus affected countries in Europe. Currently, travellers from the Schengen area, the UK and Ireland are not permitted to enter the United States. There are some exceptions.
The G7 summit was originally to take place in mid-June at the country seat of the President in Camp David near Washington. In March, the U.S. government held the Meeting of the heads of state and government of seven major industrial Nations was cancelled because of the Coronavirus pandemic, and instead, a video conference scheduled. On Wednesday tweeted Trump, quite surprisingly, as the country of the Corona-crisis recovery in, thinking he’s about to host the meeting at the originally scheduled appointment or on a “similar date”. This would be a great Signal of the normalization, he said. The other countries started their Comeback.
Marcon would travel, Merkel reacts to behavior
The US President’s 2020 host of the G7 summit and was able to select the place. To belong to the “group of Seven” in addition to the USA, Germany, France, great Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan. German Chancellor Angela Merkel left open the question of whether you’d accept an invitation Trumps in the USA in a few weeks. From the circles of the Parisian Élyséepalastes announced that the President of France, Emmanuel Macron was willing to travel to Camp David, if health conditions permitted it. Also Canada’s Premier Justin Trudeau was open to a discussion about a personal Meeting in the United States.
In the case of the German favourite holiday: Egypt-tourism can be careful calling – but only for country people
06.32 PM: The German popular travel the land of Egypt the tourism in spite of the spread of the Coronavirus slowly start up again. With a strict set of rules of the desert state intends to provide in the Red sea, that the risk of infection for travellers is kept as low as possible. Hotels are allowed to receive 25 per cent occupancy, in the meantime, local guests and 1. June, at 50 percent occupancy. When foreign tourists are allowed to enter the country, is currently unclear. imago images/Arabian Eye tourism on the Nile in Egypt.
Maas calls the distance to the extremists on the Anti-Corona-Demos
05.36 PM: foreign Minister Heiko Maas (SPD) has on the citizens warned to demonstrations against the Corona requirements of extremists, there were to let. "If radical extremists and anti the use of Semitic demonstrations, to rush and to columns, then each should be significantly more than 1.5 meters distance halten", Maas the " said;Welt". "Who is without a mask, without minimum distance and without any regard to other conspiracy theories in the world shouts, the confused courage with blind rage, and freedom of bare selfishness."
Democrats should discuss each other with respect and factual Protest seriously, said the SPD politician. "The freedoms of the basic law, to which the demonstrators called to find its limit in the freedom of our fellow human beings." This weekend, demonstrations against the government restrictions to contain the Corona of a pandemic are also planned in several cities. Right-wing extremists try according to the findings of German security authorities in many places to use the protests for themselves.
Two months ago, the entry stop for citizens of the EU to adopt: the end of US-not foreseeable
04.56 PM: An end to the immigration stop for people from Europe to the United States, according to the White house is currently not foreseeable. "We do not yet have a schedule dafür", the spokesperson of the White house, Kayleigh McEnany said on Wednesday at a press conference in Washington. "The primary concern of the President the safety and security of Americans. These travel restrictions have saved lives." US President, Donald Trump wool first make sure that the lives of Americans would not be endangered, before the entry stops would be repealed.
Brazil reports, for the first time nearly 20, 000 new Corona cases in 24 hours
03.26 PM: For the first Time, Brazil has almost 20 000 new cases of the Coronavirus within 24 hours registered. The Ministry of health in Brasília, reported on Wednesday (local time)
19 951 new Corona infections and 888 Deaths associated with the Virus. On Tuesday, the health Ministry had for the first time, over 1000 Corona-the Dead more than the previous day reported. After the weekend, when the laboratory work is again in full occupation, to rise in Brazil, the Figures of the Corona-evidence and of the reported deaths associated with the Virus usually.
Respiratory equipment-open affair: Bolivia’s Minister of health dismissed and arrested
Thursday, 21. May, 02.15 PM: Bolivia’s Minister of health, Marcelo Navajas is because of corruption allegations in the Covid-19 pandemic was dismissed and arrested. This is the state of the Bolivian news Agency ABI reported Wednesday. Against Navajas is determined because of the scandal around the purchase of 170 overpriced and also inappropriate respiratory equipment. "So any interference in the work of the judiciary, or the obstruction of investigations avoided werden" to;, was quoted government spokeswoman Isabel Fernández. All the other officials in the case is determined, should be removed, it said. The former Vice-Minister of health, Eidy Roca, became the place of Navas.
Demonstration in Pirna – the Prime Minister, with mouth protection
22.01 am: About 300 people on Wednesday evening in Pirna for a peaceful Coexistence in the Corona-crisis demonstrates. The town in the Saxon Switzerland in recent weeks was again the scene of protests against limitations in the pandemic.
Also of Saxony, head of the government Michael Kretschmer had come to Pirna. Unlike last Saturday, where the head of the government, in Dresden the conversation with critics of the Corona-restrictions had been looking, he wore this time is consistently a Mouth guard. On a walk through Pirna’s old town, he spoke with citizens about their Concerns and needs, among others, with Hoteliers and restaurateurs out of the city.
White house gives out $ 400 million for dry-cleaning machines – which will bring nothing
21.16 PM: What starts out as a good Deal sound, turned out to be a huge failed investment. The Coronavirus task force of the White house about US President Donald Trump bought in great style masks-cleaning machines for the health sector. You should make critical protective masks reusable – up to 20 Times. The news channel NBC reported. Reuters/Evan Vucci/AP/dpa US President, Trump wants the G7 summit now, but as a real Meet.
Now, however, the first signs of weakness are revealed. You do not report to nurses that the masks fit after a few Cleaning cycles, and in some cases even after two or three operations decomposed.
And that’s not all. So, the cost for a total of 60 cleaning should be machine explodes. According to NBC, the machine should cost originally $ 60 million. Finally, the costs according to the task force amounted to 413 million dollars – almost seven times.
TOP NEWS: Again, a significant increase in the number of new infections in Germany
20.24 PM: The number of positive Corona Tests in Germany on 176.486 increased. Thus, the number of new infections is on the day, at 814. This is a significant increase. On Tuesday, the number of new infections at 499 was, on Monday, at 401. The reproduction number is on Wednesday rose slightly from 0.86 to 0.88. Around 157,000 people, according to the Robert Koch-Institute to recover.
TOP NEWS: WHO: More New infections with Covid-19 in the world than ever before
19.15: In the past 24 hours, according to the WHO Director General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Of 106,000 New infections have been registered – as many as never before in a single day. The world have yet to "a long way to go before sich", as the WHO Director-General. Especially the increasing Numbers in poorer countries, the health organization to prepare the world to worry about. Salvatore Di Nolfi/KEYSTONE/dpa
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