More than 4000 new infections in Germany – the number of deaths rises to 207

Corona-crisis in Germany: 207 people have already died, 37.179 are infected with the Coronavirus. Worldwide, more than 300,000 cases were registered. Public life in Germany increasingly comes to a Standstill. All the information about the Corona-crisis you will find in the News Ticker of FOCUS Online.

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"Constant Tsunami": More and more hospitals in London overloaded due to Coronavirus

Top news (12.01 p.m.): the UK national health service NHS complained of an increasing Congestion of the London hospitals, because of the Coronavirus pandemic. The hospitals in the British capital with a "permanent Tsunami" ill Corona-patients faced, said the senior NHS representatives Chris Hopson on Thursday, BBC Radio 4.

After the hospitals in the last weeks of your capacity for intensive medical treatment of patients "massiv" expanded would give it a "Explosion" the number of seriously ill patients. The situation would be further exacerbated by the fact that many hospital staff were currently ill, and therefore absent. The Sick-the hospital staff was "30 percent, 40 percent, and in some places even 50 Prozent", Hopson said. This was "beispiellos".

According to information from Wednesday 9529 infections were in the United Kingdom so far with the novel Coronavirus detected, 463 Infected died. Last week, the government announced the establishment of a makeshift hospital, with 4000 beds in a London conference center.

In South Korea, the Corona rise in Numbers yet again

Top news (10.54 PM): The number of recorded new cases of infection with the Coronavirus in South Korea has risen again. On Wednesday, the Sars-CoV-2-pathogens had been detected in 104 people, shared with the health authorities on Thursday. Again, numerous cases were identified in persons arriving from abroad. The total number of reported infection cases increased to 9241. The number of deaths associated with the Virus, in combination, climbed to five on 131. Reuters/Lee Jin-Man/AP/dpa A Person in a protective suit.

The government warned recently of a growing risk by "importierte" Infections. After 34 cases on day 30 infections among incoming pass have been reported to be on Wednesday of passengers recorded at the airport.

At the Incheon International airport to 16 so-called Walk-thru-test stations were set up, said Yoon Tae Ho of the centre for the disaster Management. At these facilities, the same phone booths, the people similar to the in the country popular Drive-thru Key in to the Virus to test.

Many South Koreans return out of fear of a contagion in countries that are experiencing a rapid spread of the Virus. From Friday on the strengthened entry controls for Arriving from Europe should also apply to travelers from the United States. Those who want to stay longer, must go for two weeks in home quarantine.

Of the new infection cases, most of them originate from the South-East of the country that is most affected by the Covid-19-outbreak. In March, at the end of February had been set to the peak with about 900 new infections within 24 hours, a clear downward trend.

New Corona quick test of the Bosch is supposed to provide 2.5 hours of result

Top story (09.10 PM): The technology group Bosch has a Corona rapid test developed already after two and a half hours, a result of deliver to. The Bosch CEO Volkmar Denner said in an interview with the "NZZ". So far, takes a Test on the novel Coronavirus between 24 and 48 hours.

With the new Test, an infection with the Coronavirus Sars-CoV-2 could “in under two and a half hours reliably say,” Denner said. Thus, infected patients could be identified faster and more isolated. The quick test will be starting in April in Germany, said in the report.

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