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Covid-19-News from Germany and around the world – the top stories: study shakes now on, immunity-Thesis (06.47 PM) number of Corona new infections is rising again to more than 600, although not all of Tönnies-the cases recorded are (20.51 PM) Turkey angry over classification as Covid-19-risk area (08.12 PM), Brazil reported more than 1200 Corona Dead in 24 hours (07.33 PM) In Italy, a rise in case numbers again (06.47 PM)

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Industry: holiday homes in North sea and Baltic sea to the utilization of 90 percent

07.21 PM: holiday homes and holiday apartments in holiday makers according to industry sources, in the Corona-crisis demand. In the resorts on the North sea and the Baltic sea, the accommodations for the summer holidays are loaded up to 90 percent, reported the German holiday home-Association of the German press Agency.

In high demand are also popular regions are in southern Germany, such as the Allgäu and the lake Constance region. There, there were hardly any deviations from the booking done in the previous year. If you want to book something, needs to be flexible, recommended to the Association. Christian Charisius/dpa

"The Germans put in this year is very strong on close-to-nature holiday, of the necessary distance zulässt", Michelle sulfur, the office Manager of the Association explained. Particularly strong North sea and Baltic sea coast are in demand, especially the Islands such as Rügen. The Mecklenburg prefer the vacationers. "Free accommodations there are still in the low mountain ranges like the black forest or the Hochsauerland and in the big cities like Berlin and Munich."

In this year of short-term booked than usual. Vacationers focused more on Germany or objectives, which may well be with the car driven. Since the first loosening of the Corona-restrictions on the entries to draw. "The desire to travel is there, and is likely to have a continued positive impact on the intra-German travel."

TOP NEWS: study shakes now on, immunity-Thesis

06.46 PM: patients with a mild Coronavirus infection must, according to a study, with a significantly lower immunity than Sufferers with severe forms of the disease. Chinese researchers compared the on Thursday in the journal "Nature Medicine" study published in the immunity of 74 people with and without symptoms from the million city of Chongqing. Only 62.2 percent from the group without symptoms had only a few weeks after infection, even short-term antibodies in the blood, compared with 78.4 per cent of the symptomatic patients.

After eight weeks, the number of antibodies was decreased in the first group to 81.1 percent, in the case of the people with symptoms to 62.2 percent. In addition, were found in asymptomatic patients and less to the immune response, involved in cell proteins, suggesting a weaker immune response to the new Coronavirus. dpa/Oliver Berg/dpa/picture Icon A cotton swab with a swab in the lab for a Corona Test will be processed.

"These data could &apos on the risks associated with the use of Covid-19 -;Immunitätsausweisen' hinweisen", the authors of the study write. The results challenged the notion that everyone who has an infection, be against future infections immune.

So far, many of the immunological data were derived for the Coronavirus pandemic of hospital patients with severe forms of the disease, said Danny Altmann, Professor of immunology at Imperial College London. Most of the Infected have only mild or no Symptoms. It is, therefore, a crucial question is whether they, too, had a long-lasting, protective immunity.

Many of the patients in the study within two months of a significant decline in antibodies, whether "an important, and possibly worrying Punkt", Altmann, who was not involved in the study said. "Although it is a relatively small sample of patients, there are concerns that the natural immunity against coronaviruses and can be quite short-lived."

Beijing: the number of Infected continues to rise

04.09 PM: According to the new Coronavirus outbreak in Beijing is the number of Infected continued to rise. As the state’s health Commission announced on Friday, were detected 25 for further contagions. Since the new outbreak was on a large market in the Chinese capital last Thursday, it is known, has grown, the number of the Infected in order to 183. The new infection numbers from Friday are up on the lecture, when 21 cases were reported, but among those from the Wednesday, when there were 31 infections.

As a response to the new outbreak, which began last week on the Xinfadi wholesale market in the city, called the authorities, on Tuesday, the second-highest security level, which Beijing has been partially sealed off. Flights to and from the capital have been drastically reduced. Also, the bus transportation to other provinces has been set. People should leave the city. If travel is necessary to the existence of a negative corona test.

Nationwide, China reported on Friday a total of 32 new infections. So there were two more local cases in Beijing and the adjacent Hebei province, as well as a case in the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning. Four "importierte" Infections were detected in people at the entry to China.

Increased costs: Financial support for volunteer initiatives in the country

Friday, 19. June, 01.19 PM: The state of the economy Ministry wants to volunteer initiatives in the country promote, the in the Corona-crisis, additional costs. Five million Euro is to be made available according to the Newspapers of the Funke media group (Friday). Supports, among other things, the purchase of protective clothing and equipment, Software for video conferencing, as well as the cost of hygiene training should be the information to. The programme is addressed to associations and non-profit organizations in counties and municipalities with less than 35,000 inhabitants. First, funds should flow from August – up to 8000 euros per Initiative.

Many non-profit organizations – such as neighborhood assistance – were advised by the pandemic in distress. While revenues through donations are often decreased, caused expenditure on, for example, protective clothing additional cost. The Funke media group, according to Minister of agriculture, Julia Klöckner (CDU) wants to introduce the program this Friday.

Corona outbreak in Kassel residence – elementary school closed

21.44 PM: at Least 20 residents of a residential building in Kassel with the Coronavirus infected. Including two primary school children, as the city announced on Thursday evening. As a precaution, your school, place to stay and Hort in the affected district of Bettenhausen closed on Friday. More people would be tested, results were on Thursday night. For more information about the number of people in quarantine or possible a more severe course of infection – not made the city first. For Friday morning a press conference was announced.

TOP NEWS: the number of Corona new infections is rising again to more than 600, although not all of the Tönnies-cases are covered

20.51 PM: The number of confirmed Corona cases in Germany on Thursday on 187.942 increased the 607 more Infected than the day before. This is clear from the Figures that the health offices of the länder publish daily. A total of 8.841 people to the consequences of a Covid-19-disease died – 20 new cases were added in the last 24 hours. As the only Federal sandy Saarland reported no new infections. Reuters/David Indian song/dpa building of the meat plant Tönnies.

The reproductive value (R), which fluctuates at low Infection rates, according to the Robert Koch-Institute, however, stable at re-0,86 as the day before. The number of Recovering increased to 174.100 . Active only around 5,000 people – about 100 more than on Wednesday are infected in the meantime.

In the Thursday statistics of the NRW Ministry of health, the large-scale outbreak of Corona is detected infections in the district of Gütersloh in the meat factory Tönnies still full meanwhile the country have been far since Wednesday but 205 other positive Tests recorded.

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

  • Baden-Württemberg: 35.243 (1.821 Deaths)
  • Bavaria: 47.741 (2.554 Deaths)
  • Berlin: 7.602 (211 Deaths)
  • Brandenburg: 3.361 (170 Deaths)
  • Bremen: 1.629 (49 Deaths)
  • Hamburg: 5,155 Total (229 Deaths)
  • Hesse: 10.440 (498 Deaths)
  • Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: 791 (20 Deaths)
  • Lower Saxony: 13.049 (620 Deaths)
  • North Rhine-Westphalia: 39.777 (1.658 Deaths)
  • Rhineland-Palatinate: 6.875 (234 Deaths)
  • Saarland: 2.757 (170 Deaths)
  • Saxony Is: 5.374 (220 Deaths)
  • Saxony-Anhalt: 1.819 (57 Deaths)
  • Schleswig-Holstein: 3.131 (152 Deaths)
  • Thuringia Is: 3.198 (178 Deaths)

Total (As Of 18.06., 20.45 PM): 187.942 (8.841 Deaths)

The Previous Day (As Of 17.06., 20.12 PM): 187.335 (8,821 In Addition To 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 approximately 174.100.

Currently, the RKI reported reproduction number: 0,86 (as of 18.06.)

More and more Corona-the Infected blocks in a Neuköllner residential

17.36 PM: The number of coronavirus infections in the quarantined apartment blocks in Berlin-Neukölln is further increased. The outbreak are now treated 85 cases, as the district announced on Thursday afternoon. The are 15 cases more than on the previous day were known. Among the Infected of 36 children and young people, be it said. 75 boxes with food and hygiene items had been distributed to the supply of the first households. Hannes Niemeyer/FOCUS Online Corona outbreak in Berlin-neukölln apartment block.

With a further increase in the number of cases is expected, since Tests with residents of the affected houses to run. So far have been made in the connection according to the district statistics, 440 test. Neukölln has just made 370 households in seven locations under quarantine to prevent the spread of Sars-CoV-2. Per household a life of up to ten residents – the exact number of people Affected, according to district information unknown.

Had noticed the eruption on 5. June. It is suspected that he is in connection with a Christian Church, whose pastor at Covid-19 ill. Among the members of the community, many Infected were, they had also participated in a worship service, it said. District mayor Martin Hikel (SPD) had emphasized, the outbreak concerns the "Weakest of the Gesellschaft", for them, the Situation was a "Katastrophe".

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