Trump wants to extend entry stop for Europeans – Fresenius chief calls for more Tests

Corona-crisis in Germany: 549 people have already died, 62.166 are infected with the Coronavirus. Worldwide more than 500,000 cases were registered. In the meantime, the USA have around 150,000 cases, most of the Corona cases worldwide. All the information about the Corona-crisis you will find in the News Ticker of FOCUS Online.

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Germany highlight of the Corona could reach crisis only in June

08.52 PM: Germany could be the highlight of the Corona-crisis, first in June to reach. The identified researchers at the Johannes-Gutenberg University of Mainz and the University of Hamburg on the basis of a model calculation. At the height of the Corona-crisis, about 1.3 million people could be at the same time, the scientists continue to. With the end of the pandemic are not to be expected prior to August.

Trump wants to extend entry stop for Europeans

Top news (6.14 PM): The first of a month of limited entry to stop the U.S. government for visitors from Europe should be extended. These and similar restrictions would remain in force and may even be exacerbated, said US President Donald Trump on Monday in the garden of the White house. This will help limit the further spread of the Coronavirus, said Trump. "It is very important to have boundaries."

It remained initially unclear, until when the entry stop, the supposed to expire in mid-April, should be extended. Trump had announced on Sunday that the restrictive protection measures for the containment of Coronavirus epidemic in the United States until the end of April is extended.

Since about the middle of March, people from the Schengen area, the UK and Ireland can no longer travel to the United States. Of these, only US-Americans, certain diplomats and the Europeans, who have a long-term work authorization in the United States, a so-called &quot except;Green Card". Also whose nationals are exempt. The scheme should initially apply for a period of 30 days.


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Here you will find the currently reported Figures by the health ministries of the countries.

  • Baden-Württemberg: 12.257 (163 Deaths)
  • Bavaria: 14.437 (133 Deaths)
  • Berlin: 2581 (13 Deaths)
  • Brandenburg: 846 (4 Deaths)
  • Bremen: 297 (4 Deaths)
  • Hamburg: 2214 (2 Deaths)
  • Hesse: 3100 (14 Deaths)
  • Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: 366 (1 Death)
  • Lower Saxony: 4026 (33 Deaths)
  • North Rhine-Westphalia: 14.219 (125 Deaths)
  • Rhineland-Palatinate: 2686 (19 Deaths)
  • Saarland: 800 (9 Deaths)
  • Saxony: 1930 (11 Deaths)
  • Saxony-Anhalt: 682 (6 Deaths)
  • Schleswig-Holstein: 1053 (7 Deaths)
  • Thuringia: 672 (5 Deaths)

Total: As Of 30.03., 19.30: 62.166 (549 Deaths)

Stand from the day before: 29.03., 20.20 PM: 58.654 (456 Deaths)

Source to be Infected – and death-figures: country health and social ministries.

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USA: Pastor violates orders – custody

8.12 PM: In the US state of Florida is a Pastor for violations of state ordinances in the Corona-crisis temporarily arrested. The 58-year-old Evangelical clergyman has been taken into custody, because he had held on the Sunday two worship services in the city of Tampa, such as from documents of the local prison administration was. He had, therefore, violate the Assembly and output of the prohibitions stated in the documents.

The Pastor had "intentionally and wiederholt" the applicable instructions for the protection against the pandemic across the set, wrote the local police chief Chad Chronister in the short message service Twitter. He had brought his own congregation as well as the entire municipality of Tampa is in danger.

The priest does not believe, contrary to the warnings of the medical community to the fact that the novel Coronavirus can be dangerous. His Church services he also referred to as essential services should therefore, in spite of the restrictions of public life continued.

After the issuance of a warrant of arrest of the Pastor had turned himself in to the police. He came out against a Deposit of 500 dollars after less than an hour on foot. In Florida, there was until Monday around 5400 confirmed Corona cases of infection and 63 deaths.

Fresenius-chief: “We can currently accommodate much more patients”

Top news (6.39 PM): Fresenius-Board of Directors member Francesco De Meo has in the German hospitals of the group there is still space for new patients. “We could currently accommodate much more patients, without a single German Patient to suffer,” says De Meo, in an Interview with the süddeutsche Zeitung. The lawyer is responsible for the hospitals and medical care centres under the umbrella of the business segment Fresenius Helios, a company which claims to be the largest private hospital operator in Europe.

Monday Fresenius has taken in his German clinics, four Covid-19-patient from Italy. The issue is highly political. “The Federal government holds back a lot,” says De Meo. At the European level, there are a few, “the coordinated and structured work on this topic.” Fresenius is the number of intensive care beds from 900 to at least 1,500 increase. Stand Monday in the German hospitals of the group 80 of Covid-19 ill patients in an intensive care unit, 50 of which had to be beamtet.

“The number of cases in Germany could increase abruptly”

“At the moment, it is rather not so that we can treat other patients that could be treated and even have to, because we have scaled back the so-called elective business to be capable of recording for Covid patients. We have clinics in which perhaps not a single Covid-Patient showed up, even though we have almost the complete intensive capacity,“ says De Meo. But he wants to be prepared with a view to the situation in Spain and Italy: “The number of cases in Germany could increase abruptly”.

The Manager called for more Tests on Covid-19 in Germany, especially in the risk groups, i.e. elderly and immune-compromised people. “Then we could predict better, and better estimate how long we, the whole society still need to lock up. You have to think about, like the contact lock of differentiated can be designed.“ The present General measures threaten the livelihoods of De Meo, according to duration.

"We work without Einnahmen": Zoobetreiber turn in letter to Merkel

06.33 PM: The Federation of Zoological gardens addressed with the urgent request for an emergency assistance program in the amount of 100 million euros to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. In the Letter, the today is also Finance Minister, Olaf Scholz, Minister of economic Affairs, Peter Altmaier, the Minister presidents of the länder, as well as the President of the German Association of cities, Mr. Burkhard Jung, makes Jörg Junhold, President of the Association and the Director of the zoo in Leipzig, to the economically tense situation for the zoo’s attention. "Unlike other facilities, we can’t drive our easy-to-down – our animals need to fed still maintained werden", Junhold to the current Situation in the zoo were due to the Corona pandemic closed to visitors says. "We are currently working but without revenue at a consistently high level of expenditure." How serious the situation is, consider that a single large Zoo currently has to cope with a weekly sales loss of about half a Million euros. A total of 56 German Zoos are organized in the Association of Zoological gardens (VdZ).

No end of no-Contact orders in Germany in sight

06.24 PM: An end to the strict no-Contact orders in Germany is still not in sight. The Minister of interior of the Federation and the länder agreed in a telephone conference, that the contact restrictions due to the Corona pandemic continues to "in consequence, maintained and werden&quot set; the provincial government announced on Monday.

The Chairman of the conference of interior Ministers, in Thuringia, and head of Department Georg Maier (SPD), pointed out that the contact restrictions would have an impact. There is as yet no reliable Figures on whether and how they acted. "Therefore, a relaxation of the measures not currently in Betracht", Maier explained.

Since Monday of last week, are prohibited in the whole of Germany, contacts of more than two people in a public space. Federal interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) appealed to all citizens to keep in mind: "This is absolutely necessary to save lives."

Spain bans due to the Coronavirus, also funeral ceremonies

Tuesday, 31. March, 06.21 PM: Spain has because of the Coronavirus pandemic, all the funeral ceremonies are forbidden. The number of participants in burials is limited to a maximum of three of the deceased people close to them, as it is said in a on Monday published government decree. The restrictions in the case of funerals, shall be valid until the end of the current official country-wide state of emergency, the time being up to 11. April is limited.

Similar restrictions for funerals are already in Italy. Spain is, after Italy, the country with the world’s most of the death victims of the pandemic. According to the most recent balance sheet by the Monday in Spain 7340 death were recorded victims, in Italy there were 11.591.

Jena is partially mouth guard compulsory

21.59 p.m.: The city of Jena leads to a mouth guard duty at the point of sale, public transport and buildings used by the public transport. The Ostthüringer newspaper reported, citing the city administration. "In addition to masks or scarves to be recognised as protected. But they have to nose the and the mouth abdecken", it is.

The decree is to apply from next week. To ensure an adequate supply, and asks of the city: "They sew themselves and other people, the important, the mouth-nose protection to contain the Virus."

USA: Around 150,000 confirmed Corona infections and almost 3000 Dead

21.03 Uhr: In the United States, according to data of American experts, in the meantime, more than 150,000 confirmed infection with the novel Coronavirus. There are still more well-known infections as in any other country in the world, ahead of Italy, Spain and China. By Monday afternoon (local time), there were 153 000 infections with Sars-CoV-2, as an Overview, the Johns Hopkins University emerged. More than 2800 people arrived in the United States, according to Johns Hopkins as a result of lung disease Covid-19 killed.

The spread of the Coronavirus epidemic in the United States accelerated last dramatically. The number of known infections, for example, had only exceeded on Friday, the mark of 100 000. Up to the time around 1500 Deaths were reported.

The website of the researchers at the University of Johns Hopkins, is regularly updated with incoming data, and therefore shows a higher level of confirmed infections as the official Figures from the world health organization (WHO) and the US health authority CDC

Coronavirus: Italy output extended lock – but the numbers Infected hope

21.01 PM: In Italy, the most affected by the Coronavirus pandemic affected country in the world, seem to have the massive constraints of public life, in the meantime, the effect to show. The increase in the number of new infections fell on Monday to a new Low of 4.1 percent, as the Italian civil protection announced. Four days ago, the increase was still about twice as high, two weeks ago, more than four Times as high. The number of total infections rose to 101.739.

In addition, the number of cases in the pandemic has declined for the first time-the epicenter of Milan. You fell from 25.392 on Sunday on 25.006 on Monday.

The number of healed patients have reached in the past 24 hours with 1590 cases, their highest level since the beginning of the pandemic, said civil defense chief Angelo Borrelli. Vice-Minister of health, Pierpaolo Sileri said the latest Figures showed that Italy was on the way, in seven to ten days, a decline in infection numbers.

However, the number of novel Coronavirus sick people currently, and the number of deaths is high. As the civil defense announced on Monday evening, died in the previous 24 hours in Italy, 812 people Covid-19.

The government extended the strict output constraints for the 60 million citizens, meanwhile, at least until Easter. The Ministry of health announced on Monday evening. So far, the output were bans until next Friday. They were about three weeks ago, on 10. March, running.

Also, the third Corona-Test for Merkel negative

19.12 PM: Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) can breathe a sigh of relief: your third Test on the novel Coronavirus is no infection has been found. A government spokesman said on Monday in Berlin. He added: “The Chancellor will also perceive in the next few days, the official business out of her home quarantine.”

Merkel had on 22. March in-home quarantine, issued after she had been informed that on 20. March with a doctor, and had a contact that was to have been tested positive for the Coronavirus. The doctors had been vaccinated Merkel as a preventive measure against pneumococcus.


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