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US News Coronavirus: "Alarming" situation in Germany, according to Merkel

18:18  17 november  2021
18:18  17 november  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

Covid-19: Germany reports more than 50 000 cases ... in 24 hours

 Covid-19: Germany reports more than 50 000 cases ... in 24 hours © Filip Singer / EPA Germany, Covid-19, Epidemic wave, case, death, rising, explosion a Utomne nightmarish in Germany , where the fifth wave of Covid-19 strikes the country full. According to the Robert-Koch sanitary watch institute, 50,196 new COVID-19 cases were identified in the day of Wednesday, November 10. A considerable figure, witnessing the power of this new wave than vaccination struggles to stem.

The epidemic situation in Germany is alarming, "said Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday. A few hours earlier, the German Federal Health Watch Agency, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) indicated that the number of confirmed daily cases had increased by 52,826, a leap of a third party compared to the previous week.

"It's not too late to opt for a first vaccine injection," said Angela Merkel during a Congress of Mayors of German cities. "Anyone who is vaccinated protects himself and others. And if enough people are vaccinated, it is the way out of the pandemic," she continued.

68% of the fully vaccinated population

Sanitary crisis in Germany: The Future Chancellor Olaf Scholz comes out of its reserve

 Sanitary crisis in Germany: The Future Chancellor Olaf Scholz comes out of its reserve © Markus Schreiber The epidemic rebound found in recent weeks in Germany has led the future social democratic chancellor to address the Bundestag before confirmation at the post . "We need to take many necessary steps to spend this winter. We must put our country safe from winter, " said Olaf Scholz this Thursday in front of Parliament.

only 68% of the inhabitants of Germany, the most populous country in Europe, are entirely vaccinated - a rate below the Western European average - due to persistent hesitation to Vaccinate, and 5% of the population received a recall injection.

Angela Merkel, in power on an acting basis during the negotiations to form a coalition government at the end of the September election, said that a national effort was necessary to ensure the mass deployment of vaccine reminders.


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She also called federal and regional leaders, who meet Thursday, to introduce a measure to trigger health restrictions more severe depending on the number of infected persons requiring hospitalization in one week.

Germany: the future coalition soon formed, in full orally of Covid

 Germany: the future coalition soon formed, in full orally of Covid © AFP U N wedding in full orange of Covid: the three German parties that will succeed the power to the Conservatives of Angela Merkel plan to conclude the Next week Their "coalition contract", paving the way in the election early December of Olaf Scholz as Chancellor.

Fifth wave in Europe

The fifth wave of coronavirus is growing in Europe. The Netherlands had to tighten the screw, with the establishment of a curfew for at least three weeks. Italy has set up restrictions in bars and restaurants and Austria even decided reconfining for non-vaccinated. About 65% of the Austrian population is completely vaccinated against COVID-19, one of the lowest rates in Western Europe.

The summer was marked by more mortality in Europe compared to the years preceding the Pandemic of Covid-19 and this overmortality continued to progress in September on a European scale, according to published data on Tuesday by Eurostat.

  Coronavirus : situation © Reuters

Merkel wants to talk to Morawiecki about refugee crisis at border with Belarus .
in the midst of the refugee crisis at the EU border with Belarus, Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) receives the Polish government leader Mateusz Morawiecki on Thursday in Berlin. It should be talked about the situation in the border area, announced government speakers Steffen Seibert on Wednesday. Poland is "challenged in extreme way" because "the Belarusian regime migrants and migrants, people used as a remedy to challenge Poland and the EU in total".

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