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Entertainment omikron variant: calls After faster and harder measures are always loud

18:50  28 november  2021
18:50  28 november  2021 Source:   ksta.de

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, given further rising corona numbers and the new omikron variant, demands for rapid and more drastic measures are becoming more and more louder. The first cases of the mutation were reported on the weekend in Hesse and Bavaria. Bavaria's Prime Minister Markus Söder (CSU) demanded: "To protect our health system, we unfortunately have to shut up the whole country even more." The National Science Academy Leopoldina demanded immediate contact restrictions. The designated Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) did not exclude Härtere Corona circulation.

Die neue Virusvariante Omikron hält die Welt in Atem. © dpa The new virus variant omikron keeps the world in breath.

In the case of a Hessian travel returner from South Africa, known on Saturday on Saturday, the suspicion of infection was confirmed with the new omikron variant on Sunday , as the Hessian Ministry of Social Affairs announced after complete sequencing. The person coming to the Frankfurt Airport from South Africa on 21 November is fully vaccinated.

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"She had developed symptoms over the week and then tested. After that she was isolated home, "said Hesse's Minister of Health Kai Klose (Greens). The Bavarian Ministry of Health informed about two infections with the new Corona variant on Saturday night. In the persons on Wednesday via the airport in Munich, the "high-grade suspicion" is based on an omikron infection.

Leopoldina calls for comprehensive contact restrictions

The science academy Leopoldina demanded in a comment published on Saturday, contacts should be significantly reduced for a few weeks These measures would have to be "temporarily also for vaccinated and genestra, which must receive a refresh vaccination during this time". As a slightly milder option, Leopoldina proposes a "strict, controlled and sanctioned 2G regulation" without contact restrictions.

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"The warnings of Leopoldina are a wake up call," said Söder of the "Augsburger general" (Monday edition). "It now needs consistent contact restrictions for unvaccinated, a lockdown for hotspot regions, masks in all schools and football matches without viewers." To protect our health system "we have to shut up the whole country even more," the CSU Chairman demanded.

"We need a uniform corona management for all of Germany and no patchwork. That's why we need a Prime Minister Conference as soon as possible and a new law that meets the dramatic situation - and finally the new Federal Minister of Health, "said the Bavarian head of government. Nobody could estimate how the new omikron variant will affect.

Scholz: "There is nothing that can not be considered"

Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier called the citizens to voluntary contact restrictions. "It's important that we all act together", wrote Steinmeier in a guest contribution for the "picture on Sunday". "Let's do it so that schools and kitas do not close again so that we do not have to shut up the public life completely."

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Scholz said on the edge of the Juso federal congress on Saturday: "We will do all further steps that are still as if prove correctly. There is nothing that can not be considered. "The Saarland Prime Minister Tobias Hans (CDU) demanded a sooner Prime Minister Conference because of the new variant. "With the occurrence of the potentially highly aggressive virus variant Omikron we are again again an hour of zero in pandemic coating," explained the head of government. "A national emergency requires the shoulder of all countries as well as ancient and new federal government."

of the managing Federal Minister of Hubert Hubertus Heil (SPD) announced that wanted to implement the planned vaccination obligation for employees in clinics and homes before Christmas. On the question of whether he would also advocate a general vaccination obligation, the "Picture on Sunday" answered: "Yes, and I think it's right, that we are in a first step before Christmas, for example, in clinics, There is a vaccination obligation in nursing, old and handicapped equipment. "

In the newly discovered Coronavirus variant Omikron, the SPD health expert Karl Laudutbach holds a lighter course for the climate.

"It's really a preferred Christmas present when Omikron was lighter," Lauterbach wrote on Sunday at Twitter. "But with so many mutations it would be conceivable." (AFP)

clinics fear worsening of the situation because of Omikron wave .
Berlin. The worries against Omikron are great. The federal health minister has a clear opinion. The hospitals warn of an early countermeasures. Nationwide want opponents of the corona policy go back to the streets. © Oliver Dietze A doctor takes care of the ICU to a corona patients The situation in the hospitals in Germany, could escalate significantly in the opinion of the German Hospital Association (DKG), should the forecasts for Omikron variant of the coronavirus true.

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