World At work or on the train? This is where most people get infected with the coronavirus
'We're facing a war': Italy's frontline doctors fear losing control as cases mount
Watching Dr Silvana Di Florio ready herself to enter an intensive care ward where every bed currently set aside for COVID-19 patients is already full reminds you of the seriousness of the virus. With the help of another staff member she layers herself in protective clothing; a mask, overalls, and then a vast hood with a clear visor, looking other-worldly to the untrained eye.She is the head of ICU nursing at the Tor Vergata Hospital in Rome and is feeling the intense pressure of a second wave of COVID.
Theare rising rapidly again. New hotspots and outbreaks across the country are reported daily. But where do most people get infected? The report, where Germans are most often infected.
At the beginning of thein Germany, it was mainly hospitals, refugee shelters and old people's and nursing homes in which outbreaks of infection were registered. In the summer it was the workplace where a large number of them became infected. For example, 2,119 cases could be assigned to the .
Tiered lockdowns are reviving the north-south divide
The North has become the epicentre of England's second wave of coronavirus, with the toughest restrictions imposed in some areas. Sky News political editor Beth Rigby has spent this week touring the towns and cities in the North where tiered lockdowns have shattered normal life for millions of people.Walk into the centre of Bradford and the impact of COVID-19 on this city in West Yorkshire is plain to see.
Meanwhile, many people are getting infected again in private households - next to the workplace and during leisure activities. A large proportion also comes from categories that have not been recorded. The cases in nursing and old people's homes are also increasing again. This is particularly dangerous because many high-risk patients live in such facilities.
Meetings of religious communities also play a role in the infection process. For example, the RKI refers to a case in the Northeim district in Lower Saxony, in the course of which 140 people tested positive for the corona virus.
It is surprising that, according to the statistics, few people are infected in local public transport, although there are also many people there in a narrow space. This could. However, it is also more difficult to track the chains of infection in this area.
'We won't break the law': Burnham would accept Tier 3 if imposed on Greater Manchester
Andy Burnham says he will keep to the law and "accept" Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions for Greater Manchester if the government imposes them. The region's mayor told Sky News it was ministers' "prerogative" to announce the measures, if negotiations over the next few hours end in stalemate.He and other local leaders have been given until midday today to reach an agreement on moving three million people into England's highest band of coronavirus controls.
The institute's graphic is only intended to provide a rough overview of the course of the infection; the information should be "interpreted with caution," emphasizes the RKI. The study included all outbreaks from five or more cases. This is around 16.25 percent of all corona infections.
Hungary's Orban under fire as virus second wave bites .
Hungary's Orban under fire as virus second wave bitesA spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in some European countries has sparked fears of a second wave of infections. The countries include Albania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Poland, Spain, and the UK. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) stated that between Sept. 29 and Oct. 4, the daily case numbers in the European Union and the UK reached record highs of more than 71,000 infections. Several restrictions have been imposed in major cities to curb the uptick in the cases.