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Corona in North Rhine-Westphalia: First summit decision already known

2021-03-22T07:25:42.789Z

Which corona measures are being taken for North Rhine-Westphalia? Prime Minister Armin Laschet (CDU) has already announced a first decision. The news ticker.



Which corona measures are being taken for North Rhine-Westphalia?

Prime Minister Armin Laschet (CDU) has already announced a first decision.

The news ticker.

  • In the

    federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia

    , the incidence value is above the 100 threshold.

  • Prime Minister Laschet has already announced that he will withdraw easing if the incidence remains above this value for more than three days.

  • The incidence values ​​are also over 100 in several cities in the country. In the Lippe district there was an outbreak in a Baptist congregation.

  • This 

    news ticker

    on the corona crisis is updated regularly.

Düsseldorf - On Monday, March 22nd, the federal and state governments will meet again for further discussions on the corona measures.

In North Rhine-Westphalia, the incidence is currently above the threshold of 100. According to information from the RKI in the state, 103.5 people per 100,000 inhabitants were infected with the coronavirus within seven days (as of Sunday morning).

The last time the numbers were similar in North Rhine-Westphalia were around two months ago.

Corona in North Rhine-Westphalia: Laschet makes the first decision clear

Nationwide, too, the incidence is above the 100 value.

Last but not least, the value has an administrative significance, because from this limit the so-called "emergency brake" comes into force, which was defined by the federal and state governments at the last Corona summit on March 3rd.

The exact consequences of this will be decided at the next meeting on March 22nd.

NRW Prime Minister Armin Laschet (CDU) had already announced in advance that he would withdraw the current easing if the incidence value was above the 100 cases per 100,000 inhabitants for more than three days.

In a special session of the Landtag, Laschet said: "There can be no further openings from March 22nd." The "emergency brake" agreed by the federal and state governments will then be applied nationwide in North Rhine-Westphalia and the entire state will be used as a benchmark.

Corona in North Rhine-Westphalia: Applications for daycare closings in Dortmund and Duisburg rejected

There has been a recent turmoil over ruling policies in some cities.

The cities of Dortmund and Duisburg had submitted an application to close schools and daycare centers, both of which were rejected.

Thomas Westphal, Mayor of Dortmund, sharply criticized the state government for this on Saturday (March 20): “The state government still does not seem to be ready to react to the changed dynamics of the pandemic.

We are being pressed into a legal framework that has long since ceased to match the infection rate. ”The city of Dortmund exceeded the 100 incidence at the weekend, as did the city of Bochum.

Duisburg is also already above this mark.

Corona in North Rhine-Westphalia: Outbreak in the Baptist church causes numbers to explode

Another significant increase in numbers was reported in the Lippe district in North Rhine-Westphalia on Sunday (March 21).

Within a short period of time, there have been around 90 confirmed corona cases in a Baptist church.

All 1100 community members should be tested and are in quarantine, as the district announced on Sunday in Detmold.

The large number of new infections had been determined by the weekend.

It is not yet possible to say with certainty whether the corona infections originated in face-to-face worship services or in family groups.

The corona outbreak caused the incidence in Lippe to skyrocket by around 20 to 160 within a day.

(jh / dpa)

Source: merkur

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