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Jens Spahn warns against collapse of the health system in April
the infection numbers rise rapidly: Should not change, the hospitals could come to their limits in April, warns Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn. © Hannibal Hanschke / AFP Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn has warned in view of the rapidly increasing infection numbers before a collapse of the health system. "If that goes so unbraked, we run danger that our health system comes to its limits in April," Spahn said. The virus variants made the situation particularly dangerous.
because of particularly high corona infection numbers, the Federal Government classifies the neighboring country as a high-an incidence area. The measure takes up after Easter.
Who from Tuesday from the Netherlands to Germany, must already show a negative corona test when entering Germany, As the Robert Koch Institute announced. The quarantine duty of ten days with the possibility to free itself after five days with a second test of it remains unchanged. For commuters there are derogations.
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According to the Czech Republic, Poland and France, the Netherlands North Rhine-Westphalia and Lower Saxony are the fourth neighboring country of Germany, which is classified aswithin seven days (incidence).
Previously, the Netherlands were considered the risk territory according to RKI. The arrival had to be able to submit a corona test result until 48 hours. Of the 26 EU partner countries in Germany, 13 are only classified as high incidence and 13 in whole or in part as a risk registry from Tuesday.
In the Netherlands with around 17 million inhabitants has been Lockdown since mid-December. Since the end of January, an evening outbox is also valid. Nevertheless, the infection numbers continue to increase. The government has already announced that it is not to be expected with a quick easing of the measures. Most recently, 7682 new infections had been registered on Saturday, 413 more than the day before. The seven-day incidence is about 300 infections per 100,000 inhabitants.
North Rhine-Westphalia Prime Minister Armin Laschet and the Dutch head of government Mark Rutte had warned on Good Friday before cross-border travel to Easter. In a joint explanation, they appealed to the citizens: "Stay at home. Do without holiday trips and trips to the neighboring country."
This is an important contribution to ensure the really necessary border traffic as smoothly as possible. What is absolutely necessary, could continue to be done in the neighboring country.
UH / HF (DPA, RTR)
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