But too slowly", the Chancellor was quoted. "So that means: The measures introduced by the political decision makers, these measures are helping." A few days before an "air transport summit" on Friday, Scheuer spoke of dramatic figures for airports. The virus will then be slowly contained. It is therefore possible that a recovery will occur if fundamental factors move in the right direction. Dräger had considerably expanded its production capacities at its headquarters in Lübeck after the company had received a major order from the German government for 10,000 ventilators in March. German hospitals have now admitted more than 100 patients infected with the corona virus from EU partner countries. 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To this end, it has launched a procedure in which supply contracts are concluded without further negotiations on the purchase price. "This is to shake up that everyone keeps to the hygiene rules and regulations.". Frankfurt/Main (dpa) - In the Corona crisis, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann sees the German economy on a good path. Since last Sunday, Bavaria has already admitted ten corona patients from Italy for medical care and is in the process of setting up 26 auxiliary hospitals. 56 percent of those surveyed would like to work at least partly from home in future, write the authors, who are led by economist Florian Kunze. 49 percent say the requirement should be maintained in its current form. It was the first time a German president addressed a current event in this form. It was developed by the German Centre for Infection Research (DZIF) and IDT Biologika GmbH in Dessau. Berlin/Brussels (dpa) - On Thursday evening the heads of government of the states of the European Union approved a 500 billion aid package already agreed upon and the establishment of a reconstruction fund through which another 1000 billion euros in aid could be spent. 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To protect customers, the chains in the checkout area of many stores have floor markings stuck to keep customers at a distance. "One thing is certain, many companies are fighting for their survival," said DIHK President Eric Schweitzer on Friday with a view to the decisions to be taken by the federal and state governments after Easter on the duration and possible end of shop closures and other restrictions. A Länder working group is to propose regulations by the end of October for uniform contact with the public at nationwide sporting events. The previous peak of 6294 had been reached on 28 March, but at that time much less testing was done and many infections went unnoticed. Overall, the state aid would have an enormous cushioning effect. And like other countries, Germany has now decided to impose stricter controls at its borders. All EU states that want to participate are to benefit. "We are preparing for import and export in equal measure," says airport manager Max Philipp Conrady. Millions of people lost their jobs overnight", Müller said in explanation. Herd immunity - the threshold at which a virus can no longer spread in a population - must be achieved through vaccination, not infection, as with measles and polio. This will show how many people "silently" went through the disease and how large the infected dark figure is. Pop star Tim Bendzko ("Keine Maschine") played three concerts in different scenarios in front of 1500 volunteers. US-President Donald Trump is trying to lure German scientists to America with large financial contributions or to secure the drug exclusively for his country, the newspaper reported, citing government circles in Berlin. The goal is that the broad and diverse cultural landscape can continue to exist even after the pandemic has been overcome, she said in her weekly video message distributed on Saturday. It is possible that the virus will spread uncontrolled". The study is only concerned with daily commuting, not with the additional greenhouse gases generated by business trips. "We can overcome this challenge." The decisions that were about to be taken were among the most difficult of her term of office. Berlin (dpa) - Negotiations between the German government and Lufthansa on a billion-euro rescue package are continuing. One in five of the 2056 people questioned refused to be vaccinated. Wiesbaden (dpa) - Despite the corona crisis, craftsmen in Germany did good business overall in the first quarter. However, the RKI data also show that a trend reversal could possibly be imminent. People who return to Germany from countries with a high risk of infection, so-called risk areas, should be tested there. Please try different keywords. Of the total 107,376 corona tests that have so far been carried out at the Bavarian test stations by travel returnees, 1389 were positive. Berlin (dpa) - The Corona hotspot Spain wants to open its borders to foreign tourists in July. Within one day the public health authorities in Germany reported 2507 new corona infections. The Institute has now been notified of over 4800 confirmed cases of sars-CoV-2. To this end, institutions for international cultural cooperation have joined forces on the initiative of the Goethe-Institut and the Federal Foreign Office. Since the Second World War, the Chancellor said, there had not been a single challenge to Germany that had called so much for a joint solidarity-based action. Edition Deutschland: download the magazine as an e-paper for free. In order to reach a controllable situation, the reproductive rate must be significantly below 1 for a long time, at 0.7 or even lower. 58 percent of those questioned in the survey conducted by the opinion research institute Infratest dimap spoke out in favour of a complete opening of schools and daycare centres in Germany after the summer holidays, according to the SWR, which commissioned the survey in Mainz on Wednesday. According to the will of the state government and the large carnival associations to protect people from further infections, there will be no more classic carnival meetings, nor will there be carnival parades in the familiar form. The tests are to be free of charge for everyone. Berlin (dpa) - After Chancellor Merkel's press conference in Berlin, it was announced that she now has to put herself in domestic quarantine. "Our establishments were the first to be affected by the consequences of the coronavirus and we will be the ones in all our forms of operation to be the last to be allowed back on the grid," said Dehoga President Guido Zöllick. Meanwhile, the Robert Koch Institute reported the third consecutive German record: 7,830 new coronavirus infections were registered within 24 hours. As a matter of principle, people affected by the current phase of the pandemic should no longer get into social situations with a scratchy throat or a runny nose. Federal Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on ARD television that all special flights, including those of tour operators, had carried 7,500 passengers back home on Wednesday alone. Berlin/Frankfurt (dpa) - Due to the corona crisis there are hardly any take-offs and landings at the larger German airports. Slightly less than a third (31 percent) would like to go on holiday but want to spend it in Germany. Therefore, no further transfer from Italy to Germany is planned for the time being," said the spokesperson. "The youngest symptomatic Covid-19 patients were in their early 20s. In the European Union (EU) alone, only 270,682 new passenger cars were registered in April, 76.3 per cent fewer than in the same month last year, according to the responsible industry association Acea, which was announced in Brussels on Tuesday. This is hard for tour operators, but cannot be changed in the current situation. Berlin (dpa) - Business associations are pressing for an early end to the standstill in large parts of business life. The bottom line is that this should add up to about a week, because a test can take 48 hours or even longer. German Chancellor Angela Merkel reiterated her "No" to a joint debt. On Sunday, Germany had a total of 847 coronavirus cases, according to the country's official disease control Institute. "After the crisis, the time of reconstruction will come," it says. "The leading indicators are giving cause for optimism," said Marc Schattenberg of Deutsche Bank in a survey by the Deutsche Presse-Agentur. "I think it makes a lot of sense to limit the quarantine period to five days", SPD member Karl Lauterbach told "Die Welt". Berlin (dpa) - Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn sees signs of a positive change in the corona infection situation in Germany. The dbb chairman Ulrich Silberbach primarily attributed the trends to the predominantly positive assessment of the actions of the state and the civil service in the Corona crisis. Starting this Wednesday, they will publish photos from their own school days and short videos with advice for the new phase of life. These should now all be informed in the course of Thursday. The company says it will contact customers whose bookings have changed to inform them and offer alternative Options. Berlin (dpa) - Corona labs have problems with the large number of tests in Germany. "So we have to talk about a trend that shows us that it can't go on like this." They should therefore not be regarded as drivers of the wave of infections, said Klaus-Michael Debatin, Medical Director of the Children's Hospital at the University Hospital in Ulm, commenting on the results of the study, which was presented in Stuttgart on Tuesday. The controls imposed in mid-March have already been reduced since last Wednesday. Berlin (dpa) - The traditional European concert of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra on May 1 is to take place despite the corona pandemic. That would be a catastrophe from an economic point of view. „This is why we are now bringing seriously ill patients from Italy to Germany for treatment in our flying intensive care unit of the Air Force. Berlin (dpa) - About 60 percent of the operators of restaurants and hotels in Germany now see the corona crisis as a threat to their existence. However, the corona crisis is weighing on the car industry and demand has fallen. Berlin (dpa) - People's confidence in Germany's political institutions has increased considerably. "An explosion of car tourism is on the horizon," Opaschowski told the German Press Agency. At least three are now being clinically tested. Düsseldorf/Cologne (dpa) - The typical Cologne Rose Monday procession (photo from 2019) will not take place in 2021 due to the Corona pandemic. Berlin (dpa) - The German Minister of Labour, Hubertus Heil, wants employees to have a legal right to a home office 24 days a year in future - unless there are comprehensible reasons against it. "We have an exponential course of the epidemic." Currently there are still commitments for 58 treatment places that have not been taken up, a spokesperson for the Foreign Office said in Berlin on Monday. The stabilisation of the figures at a high level is an indication that it is slowly becoming apparent that the strict rules are taking effect, said Ute Rexroth, head of the RKI location centre. This year, the concert was planned before a European tour in Tel Aviv and as part of the German President's state visit to Israel. The pursuit of herd immunity is unethical as well as medically, socially and thus economically high-risk. She said, however, that Germany would pay more into the EU budget - most recently it was 13.4 billion euros more than Germany got back through EU programs. They can, however, lower the risk of infecting other people if you have coronavirus yourself. She criticized that during this time not everyone was ready for multilateral cooperation. Berlin (dpa) - Before consulting with colleagues from popular holiday destinations, Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas damps expectations. A respectful culture of debate is called for, September 11th, 2020: Germ-free escalators, September 10th, 2020: Travel warning ends, September 9th, 2020: Hotels and restaurants in crisis mode, September 8th, 2020: Merkel discusses the future of the car industry, September 7th, 2020: Payment of the Corona child bonus starts. Roth stressed the need to show solidarity, noting that European states can expect Germany to make a "special effort.". The test currently available could "make the fatal mistake of suggesting that you are already immune and in the end it is not true at all". Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed "one hundred percent" with the IOC proposal," said IOC President Thomas Bach. Distance, hygiene and the obligation to wear masks must be observed more consistently again. Of the hospital patients who were not ventilated, 16 percent died. The concert from the Berlin Philharmonic will open with a greeting from Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, as the orchestra announced on Monday. Mercedes-maker Daimler aims to cut the CO2 emissions across its fleet by 20 per cent this year, chief executive Ola Kaellenius said from Stuttgart. "The virus will continue to dominate our lives for quite some time. Berlin (dpa) - Citizens and businesses in Germany that have been left in dire straits by the coronavirus crisis will soon be able to get help from the state, after the upper house of parliament on Friday approved an unprecedented aid package. The Lufthansa cargo division has set up a task force to coordinate with forwarders, pharmaceutical manufacturers, other partners and the authorities. Berlin (dpa) - Extended short-time working is to combat a corona-induced rise in unemployment in Germany in 2021 as well. “Criticism is always permissible, but it must be constructive.”. Berlin (dpa) - German industry is bracing itself for the economic blow from the coronavirus outbreak. They will be replaced by local measures only if a certain infection rate is exceeded in a region. Berlin (dpa) - The Tübingen-based pharmaceutical company CureVac believes that its co-owner Dietmar Hopp might be able to supply a vaccine as early as this autumn. "With a current hit rate of approximately 80 percent, the researchers in Ulmen are well on the way to successfully continuing the project," explained the service dog school located in the middle of the forest. In total, a private placement of shares with Temasek and other investors will bring in 250 million US dollars (222 million euros), Biontech announced in Mainz on Monday. Around a third of those questioned (34 percent), on the other hand, said that day-care and school operations should continue to be only partial. According to an estimate by the British insurance exchange Lloyd's, Covid-19 could cost the industry 110 billion dollars worldwide this year. The proclamation of the emergency case is primarily connected with organizational issues. This was said by Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday at an online donor conference hosted by EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. "Capacities will last for a long time before it becomes alarming.". Berlin (dpa) - German border controls to other European states are to be abolished by the middle of this month, according to the will of Federal Minister of the Interior Horst Seehofer. However, the individual sectors are likely to recover at different rates once the restrictions have been removed. According to the information provided, the money will be used to purchase around 150 works of art for the collection before the end of this year. cookies to improve your experience and customise advertising. According to the RKI researchers, there were almost four times (3.9) as many infected persons in the community of 6000 inhabitants as previously known. These are the most advanced variants of a potential RNA vaccine called "BNT 162b1" and "BNTb2". This was said by North Rhine-Westphalian Prime Minister Armin Laschet on Tuesday in a special session of the state parliament. For this reason, Chancellor Angela Merkel wants to meet with the mayors and mayors of the eleven largest German cities this Friday in a video conference. A curfew, which has been repeatedly mentioned in recent days, is expressly not imposed by the politicians. „In times of greatest need, it goes without saying that we stand by our friends,“ said Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer on the mission. Lufthansa's committees will then have to consider and decide on the matter. The initiative was launched by Pascal Canfin, Chairman of the European Parliament's Environment Committee. A test for antibodies in the blood was already available, he said, "but it is not yet as accurate as we need it". Berlin (dpa) - The official Corona Warning App of the federal government is available for download. Berlin (dpa) - Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned of the worsening of humanitarian emergencies in the world. In three districts in Thuringia, North Rhine-Westphalia and Schleswig-Holstein, the critical value of 50 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants within seven days was exceeded. Apart from the annual New Year speeches, this is the first time in Merkel's term of office that the Chancellor has addressed the population directly in a television address. Private parties are to be avoided altogether until Christmas. It could be that individual vaccines would be particularly suitable for certain population groups - for example older people. Thionville/Saarbrücken (dpa) - Covid-19 patients have again been transferred from the French border region of Grand Est to Germany. Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Peter Altmaier (CDU) said in Berlin: "The current crisis shows how important medical know-how and own production capacities in Germany and Europe can be in crisis situations. The last higher figure was on 25 April with 2055 new infections registered. On Wednesday, the official download number was 12.6 million, the Robert Koch Institute announced on Twitter. At 12.00 noon the Bundestag will debate and then vote on the second and third readings of the draft by the coalition factions CDU/CSU and SPD. And then risk groups such as the very elderly or people with pre-existing conditions will be vaccinated," he told Focus Online (Friday). This was agreed by Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Prime Ministers of 15 of the 16 federal states. Only the trades for private use, which include hairdressers, for example, ended the quarter with a 3.2 percent drop in sales. 28 percent said they did not believe that. Klaus Cichutek, President of the Paul Ehrlich Institute, which is responsible for vaccines, did not rule out the possibility that the first population groups might be protected by a vaccination as early as 2021. Hamburg (dpa) - After the end of the corona lockdown, the Hamburg futurologist Horst Opaschowski (79) expects a wave of travel on German roads and motorways. "Because the pictures from Italy, Spain and New York have shown us that well-positioned hospital systems can be overloaded," said Health Senator Dilek Kalayci at the official opening of the new treatment center on Monday. Allotment gardens have been particularly popular nationwide since the beginning of the Corona crisis, according to the Federal Association of Allotment Gardeners. He also called on critics not to retreat into their WhatsApp or Facebook bubble. "This is a historic task, and it can only be mastered together," she said, "I firmly believe that we will succeed in this task if all citizens see it as their responsibility," Merkel said. Last year's Leipzig Book Fair attracted 286,000 visitors. As in July, there had been no additional corona-induced increase in unemployment, said Detlef Scheele, Chairman of the Federal Employment Agency's Executive Board, on Tuesday in Nuremberg. Major events where contact tracing and compliance with hygiene regulations is not possible should not take place until at least the end of December 2020. Berlin (Federal Foreign Office) - Germany is taking rapid and targeted action in numerous African countries in an effort of solidarity. "We will not return to pre-corona levels until the end of 2021," said Timo Wollmershäuser, head of Ifo economic research, on Tuesday. A total of several tens of thousands of people are to be flown out on special flights.Governement will charter 30 to 40 planes from Lufthansa, Condor and Tui for 50 million euros. The vaccine from Mainz-based Biontech, for example, must be stored permanently at a temperature of minus 80 degrees. In Ghana, the Kumasi Center for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine is receiving support in modernising its facilities and procuring medical consumables and reagents in order to increase testing capacities. Public gatherings of more than two people will be banned throughout Germany for an initial period of two weeks - with the exception of relatives living in the same households. The company said such a deal is out of the question: „We want to develop a vaccine for the whole world and not for individual states,” said CEO Christof Hettich. In Berlin, Hamburg or Munich, the demand has even quadrupled in some cases. The Berliner Künstlerprogramm of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German Unesco Commission, the S. Fischer Foundation, the Mercator Foundation, the Robert Bosch Foundation and the Siemens Foundation are also involved. The study is "in a very advanced stage", Gerd Fätkenheuer, head of infectiology at the University Hospital of Cologne, told the newspaper "Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger". The public health authorities in Germany have reported 2,034 new corona infections within one day (data as of 22 August, 0:00 am), according to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) on Saturday morning. First, priority must be given to risk groups. one infected person would have to infect less than another on average. In Hamburg, around 750 people attended an event entitled "A vigil for the Basic Law". The whole thing works like this: In the sealed area the handrails are irradiated with UV light. The study of the German-Chinese joint laboratory in Wuhan involved Chinese experts as well as three virologists from Essen. As early as 6 June, however, the states may allow further relaxation - for example, that in future a maximum of ten people or members of two households may meet in public. Berlin (dpa) - The German government wants to help the recession-stricken economy in the Corona crisis back on its feet with an economic stimulus package worth billions. Such an approach would be ethically and scientifically problematic. Berlin (dpa) - As of this Monday, the parents of around 18 million children in Germany will receive 300 euros extra per child. Sorry, no headlines or news topics were found. The Corona pandemic had not yet been overcome, he said, and security precautions had to be taken in case the number of infections rose again. Cologne (dpa) - For the overwhelming majority of voters, measures to contain the corona pandemic have now become a habit. Düsseldorf (dpa) - Strictly separated but still together: In a drive-in cinema several hundred Christians in Düsseldorf attended a Good Friday service despite the Corona crisis. In concrete terms, the Chancellor and the Minister Presidents agreed on this: Mask obligation: In cities and regions with rapidly increasing corona figures, the mask obligation is to be extended. Leipzig/Halle (dpa) - On Saturday, University Medicine Halle started a concert experiment on major events in the corona pandemic with a complex check-in. "At present, we are assuming a downturn that is primarily due to the effects of the pandemic. "Then it would no longer be possible for health authorities to track and interrupt the infection chains," he told the "Rheinische Post" (Friday). The announcement came hours after the German Football League (DFL) postponed this weekend's Bundesliga and second division and is set to suspend them until April 2 due to the coronavirus. The German government also rejects a sale. The originally planned funds of 15 million euros have been tripled, Minister Anja Karliczek announced in Berlin on Monday. Frankfurt/Main (dpa) - Even though travel restrictions have already been lifted, a negative corona test must often be proved shortly before the planned departure, especially on international routes to third countries. He added that the German states were prepared to provide further assistance. Germany’s approach comprises, on the one hand, support for global and multilateral action, such as the development of vaccines and medicines, and on the other, projects carried out together with African partners at the local level, close to the people they serve. "The very sudden rise to the pre-Christmas level per day in our network shows us that small retailers in particular are increasingly turning to DHL to deliver their goods to consumers even when the shops are closed," said Tobias Meyer, member of the Post & Parcel Board. Only just over one in ten (13 percent) is planning a summer holiday in another European country. "Until then, we will try to support you as best we can through our aid programmes - but also by saying how important you are to us. Just under 80 percent of those surveyed in the "Deutschlandtrend" on ARD's "Morgenmagazin" television programme said they had kept their distance and got used to wearing a mask. The Bundesrat approved a corresponding law from the parliament. For example, rapid tests are to become part of the new testing strategy because they are now also of better quality. Berlin (dpa) - In numerous German cities, people again demonstrated at the weekend against the restrictions imposed in the Corona pandemic. Of those surveyed, 70 per cent said they were in favour of a curfew in the catering trade and a general ban on the sale of alcohol from 11 pm onwards in risk areas. The four-door coupe has a range of up to 600 kilometres on the basis of new battery technology, chief executive Oliver Zipse said. Frankfurt (dpa) - Germany's Lufthansa Group says it is cancelling 23,000 short, medium and long-haul flights as part of a reduced timetable from March 29 until April 24. Tübingen is located in the south-western state of Baden-Württemberg. Some questions about the rescue plan are still open, however. By comparison, the Neuhauser Strasse in Munich, which is otherwise very popular, especially with tourists, was only 42 percent. We must strengthen it now, support it and then position it for the future even better than before,” said Maas. This represents an increase of 5.6 percent over the same period of the previous year. Berlin (dpa) - Several theatre workshops help in the corona crisis and produce simple protective masks during the stage closure. Contact restrictions: If the new infections exceed 50, only a maximum of ten people will be allowed to meet in public spaces in future. There are currently more than 8,000 free intensive care beds, he said. When presenting its forecast in Brussels on Wednesday, the EU Commission spoke of a recession of historic proportions. Berlin (dpa) - Following a renewed rise in corona infection figures in Germany, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) has called on the population to comply with the rules of conduct. It contains measures to save jobs and companies, support hospitals and preserve citizens' livelihood and housing. The proportion of citizens who consider the state to be capable of fulfilling its tasks increased by 22 percentage points to 56 percent compared to last year. But one thing was clear: "If we waited until the intensive care beds were fully occupied, it would be too late. Tui also wants to bring travellers to other countries again soon. "You can also take a holiday at home", the CDU politician said on Friday in the ZDF "Morgenmagazin". The pharmaceutical company had previously concluded similar agreements with Great Britain, the USA and India, among others, for a total of 1.7 billion vaccine doses. Those who do not follow the rules will be threatened with fines. This makes sense for Corona and also for the flu and a possible flu epidemic," said Spahn on Monday in Berlin.