On the live scoreboard, NDR.de will inform you today, Sunday 17 January 2021, about the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic in Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg.West Pomerania and Hamburg. You can see the facts of yesterday here on our blog to read.
The wicthe most important in summary:
- Police break up numerous rallies
- Hamburg i Lower Saxony vaccinate for the first time second dose
- Foreign Minister Maas for benefits for vaccinated people
- Zoos are expected to open at Easter
- Lower Saxony: Answers to many questions about crown vaccination
- 1,250 new infections a Lower Saxony denounced, 375 in Schleswig-Holstein, 13,882 nationwide
Overview: Tables, maps and graphs in Corona in the north
Background: go different numbers of cases conditions
Celebrants violate the rules of the crown
Police broke off numerous rallies over the weekend in which those involved opposed the currently applicable contact restrictions have infringed. In Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg, on Saturday evening, 33 people celebrated with board games and table football. Police broke off the celebration.
In Bösel, Lower Saxony (Cloppenburg district), officials checked a brothel on Saturday evening and found four people from different households. Officials initiated an administrative infraction proceeding. In Bad Zwischenahn (Ammerland district), Rostrup district officials ended a party in a small room with two women and four men between the ages of 21 and 28. Administrative infringement proceedings have been initiated. Those involved are awaiting fines. In Bodenfelde (Northeim district), police also ended a birthday party with 13 adults and at least ten children from different households. The celebrants initially refused to give out their personal details. Police officers issued a warning and initiated an administrative infraction procedure against all those involved. There were also forbidden meetings in some other places in Lower Saxony. Police are calling on people to refrain from these meetings.
13,882 new infections nationwide
German health authorities have reported nearly 13,882 new crown infections and 445 more deaths at the Robert Koch Institute (RKI). Authorities have known a total of 2,033,518 cases since the pandemic began. A total of 46,419 people died with and from Corona. Over the weekend, the reported figures tend to be lower, as not all health authorities report their figures to the IRK and fewer tests are performed and evaluated.
Mandatory mask researcher
An international team of researchers advocates the widest possible mask requirement. This could reduce the risk of those infected who did not yet know about their infection infecting others. In the magazine “PNAS” they argue that governments and officials ensure that the relevant rules are strictly adhered to. One of the studies examined concluded that between 40 and 45 percent of infections come from asymptomatic people and that their infectivity could last more than 14 days.
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1,250 new infections in Lower Saxony
1,250 new crown virus infections have been reported in Lower Saxony. Eleven people died. The 7-day incidence is now 99.8. Officially, 645 people are considered recently recovered.
Zoos in Lower Saxony are expected to open at Easter
Many zoos look forward to increasing animal donations and sponsorships during current closing hours. Because animals should continue to supply and pay for energy costs. “In my planning I guess we will remain closed until March,” says Osnabrück Zoo managing director Andreas Busemann. Nils Ismer, operator of the Ströhen Zoo based in Ströhen in Wagenfeld (Diepholz district), adds: “If it took longer, we would have a problem.” The family business with 30 employees has a broad base thanks to associated agriculture and the Arab farm, but is currently based on reserves.
Foreign Minister Maas wants to leave vaccinated people in restaurants
Should vaccinated people be allowed to return to restaurants, cinemas and the like instead of not vaccinated? Foreign Minister Heiko Maas (SPD) thinks: yes. On the one hand, operators of theaters and other facilities have the right to open their businesses as soon as possible. On the other hand, it is not a question of privileges for vaccinated people, but of the exercise of their currently limited basic rights. “It has not yet been conclusively clarified to what extent vaccinated people can infect other people. What is clear, however, is that a vaccinated person will no longer remove the ventilator from someone.” This will lead to inequality for a while; Maas believes this is constitutionally justifiable.
375 new crown infections in Schleswig-Holstein
In Schleswig-Holstein, 375 new crown cases were recorded in 24 hours. The number of new crown infections per 100,000 inhabitants in one week fell from 87.2 to 86.1. This emerges from data released by the Kiel Ministry of Health on Saturday evening. The number of people who died with or from Corona increased from 3 to 651. According to the report, 426 patients with Corona are currently in Schleswig-Holstein hospitals, 70 are receiving intensive care, 46 with ventilation. The number of people who have recovered is estimated at about 23,900. So far there have been 30,941 proven crown infections in the northernmost state.
Hamburg vaccinated for the first time a second dose
For the first time today in Hamburg, people will be vaccinated with the second dose of the Biontech / Pfizer crown vaccine. Exactly three weeks after the start of crown vaccines in the Hanseatic city, about 445 residents of the hospital facility zum Heiligen Geist in Poppenbüttel are the first to take their turn, as announced the health authority. On Monday, residents of the Finkenau facility in the Uhlenhorst district would receive their second dose. Other facilities must be followed. Experts assumed that a first vaccination would only lead to 50% protection, a spokesman for authorities said. According to the manufacturer, the specified efficiency above 90% is only achieved with the administration of the second dose. On Friday it was learned that a crown infection had been detected in two residents of the Hospital of the Holy Spirit who had already been vaccinated. However, the evidence was probably a few hours after vaccination, so infections may have occurred earlier.
Also in Lower Saxony, the first residents near Osnabrück are vaccinated for the second time. Almost all the elderly and a good half of the employees of the Schlueter house in Bad Rothenfelde are vaccinated.
Lower Saxony: Answers to many questions about crown vaccination
Vaccination centers against the crown of Lower Saxony will begin work in February. But how exactly does it work? In NDR Lower Saxony, Health Minister Carola Reimann and Dr Jens Wagenknecht provided answers to important questions about vaccination yesterday.
The NDR.de bookmark starts on Sunday
Also on Sunday 17 January 2021, the NDR.de team will keep you up to date on the effects of the crown pandemic in northern Germany. On the live bookmark you will find all the important news, as well as the content of the NDR radio and television programs.
I am Saturday There were 2,354 new crown infections in the north: 1,177 in Lower Saxony, 422 in Schleswig-Holstein, 378 in Hamburg, 254 in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and 123 in Bremen: 18,678 nationwide.
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