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Munich now Corona hotspot: border crossed - Reiter speaks of specific restrictions - urgent appeal

2020-09-18T15:08:20.666Z

The trend was clear, now it's official: Munich has broken the limit of 50 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants and is now a corona hotspot.



The trend was clear, now it's official: Munich has broken the limit of 50 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants and is now a corona hotspot.

  • Confusion about the evaluation of the

    corona numbers for Munich

    : The actual

    seven-day incidence

    is lower.

  • Why is that?

    The currently communicated

    statistics are

    based on an outdated population of the city.

    Mayor Dieter Reiter

    , who has taken action, is raging.

  • The city of Munich is now officially a Corona hotspot.

  • In our news ticker we accompany the pandemic development in the Isar metropolis.

Update, 4:05 p.m.:

After the limit of

50 new infections per 100,000

inhabitants was torn

in Munich today, the

Lord Mayor has now spoken out.

One will first

wait

for the further

development on the weekend in

order to then discuss measures on the coming Monday (September 21).

All regulations remain in force until then.

Only the

mask requirement

for pupils from the 5th grade

remains

.

Corona in Munich: the city tears down the border - concrete restrictions threaten

If the

trend is confirmed

, there are already concrete considerations regarding

appropriate measures

: “However, if the trend continues and the number of infections continues to rise, further measures will have to be examined.

This includes, for example,

reducing the number of people

at private celebrations from 100 to 50 people indoors and from 200 to 100 people outdoors.

Also

extend the blocking time

we discussed.

About these measures -

reducing the number of people for private celebrations

, extending the blocking time - we will discuss again on Monday in the crisis team when the numbers for the weekend are available, "said Reiter.

Munich tears the corona border: Reiter speaks of concrete measures

The

mayor also appealed to the people of Munich

to be vigilant and careful.

Compliance with the rules is of great importance, said Mayor Dieter Reiter.

Update, 2:25 p.m.:

In Munich, 141 new corona cases were reported for Thursday, September 17 (as of 11:59 p.m.).

A total of 10,454 infections have so far been confirmed in the state capital.

This figure includes 8,814 people who have already recovered and 223 deaths.

The 

7-day incidence

 for Munich is

50.70

.

Munich

thus

exceeds the limit

of 50 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants.

How the city will act is not yet clear.

If the value is exceeded, drastic restrictions such as closing schools and daycare centers are planned.

Lord Mayor Dieter Reiter had already warned of appropriate measures in Munich.

#Muenchen exceeds the incidence value of 50 with 144 new corona infections. In the past seven days, 50.7 people per 100,000 inhabitants were infected with the #corona virus.

This is reported by the LGL.

- Marc Kniepkamp (@MK_Muc) September 18, 2020

Update September 18, 10:57

a.m.:

The

mask requirement

for all Bavarian

students

from the fifth grade expires as planned on Friday.

"The nine days of a special mask requirement (...) made sense," said Minister of Education

Michael Piazolo

(Free Voters) on Friday in

Munich

.

After almost two weeks of lessons, the

risk

of

returning travelers is

no longer the same as at the beginning of the school year.

Therefore, a general obligation to wear an everyday mask is no longer necessary from next week.

However, it

can be re-arranged locally at any time

, depending on the

local

infection

.

(dpa)

Corona Munich: Confusion about numbers - OB Reiter buttons up RKI

Original

report

from September 18:

Munich - Chaos around the

corona numbers

in Munich *: The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) and the State Office for Health (LGL) use

an old population as a basis

for calculating the

seven-day incidence

.

The basis is the value of the Federal Statistical Office from December 31, 2018 - 1.47 million.

In fact, as of July 31, 2020, the city is already reporting 1.56 million inhabitants - i.e. 90,000 more.

Corona numbers in Munich: This is the "real" seven-day incidence - OB Reiter rages

The

true seven-day incidence

 - it says the number of new cases reported per 100,000 population for the last seven days - would be lower than the 47.6 reported on Thursday.

If this value is over 50, there could be restrictions in public life.

A high number of new infections * was also reported on Thursday with 151 corona cases.

According to an LGL spokesman, an

update of the population is

planned.

But you can't say when.

It's not the only inconsistency: the RKI reported 324 new cases on Thursday - and suddenly the value reported by the Koch Institute rose from 34.0 to 47.6 overnight.

Mayor Dieter Reiter complains: "There must finally be clarity about the discrepancy in the numbers."

+

Woman during the corona test: In Munich there is a fuss about the correct evaluation of the number of infections.

© Moritz Frankenberg / dpa

Covid-19 patients in Munich: The current status in the city's hospitals

While cases are skyrocketing, the coronavirus is currently not as serious a problem medically * as it was in the earlier course of the pandemic.

The last

death in Munich

was on August 10th.

It was the only person to have died in the past two months.

All of the other 222 coronavirus-related deaths occurred from March to mid-July.

At that time, around 7,100 infections were confirmed, now there are 10,311 (according to RKI 10,324).

Sorry, but it's right not to let fans into the Allianz Arena.

The number of infections in Munich has risen significantly again in the last few days.

We support OB Reiter: Caution is advised.

We must not take unnecessary risks

- Markus Söder (@Markus_Soeder) September 17, 2020

Nevertheless, there are currently few infected people who become seriously ill.

One reason: the average age of the newly reported cases has dropped significantly.

The Munich Clinic reports

consistently low treatment numbers

.

At the end of July, eleven

Covid 19 patients were

treated

in the five locations

.

There are currently 15, four of them in the intensive care unit.

At the peak in mid-April, there were 200 sick people.

When asked, clinic spokesman Raphael Diecke said: "Our experts are assuming that the number of patients will increase slightly again."

* Tz.de is an offer from the Ippen Digital Network

Source: merkur

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