In the live ticker, NDR.de will inform you today – on Monday, June 14, 2021 – about the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic for Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Hamburg. You can see what happened yesterday in the Sunday’s blog read up.
The essentials in brief:
- RKI: New infections nationwide for the first time since September below 1,000
- New corona rules in SH: Larger events allowed again
- Digital vaccination certificate started
- Vaccination in SH: Starting today can all register
- From noon today additional vaccination appointments can be booked in Hamburg
- Confirmed New Infections in the North: 29 in Lower Saxony, 4 in Schleswig-Holstein
Tables and graphics: This is how the vaccination campaign is going in the north
Map: New infections in the northern German districts
Teachers’ association towards the end of the mask requirement in schools
The German Teachers Association is against a quick lifting of the mask requirement in schools. Association President Heinz-Peter Meidinger told the German Press Agency in Berlin that he advised the greatest possible caution, especially during lessons. “The virus has not yet disappeared from the scene.” Mask requirement and regular tests should remain in the end of the school year. Due to the sharp drop in corona numbers, there is increasing discussion in Germany about the mask requirement, especially at schools. Meidinger said everyone was very happy about the falling incidences and the return to face-to-face teaching. However, there are still increased numbers of infections in the group of children and adolescents who have hardly been vaccinated so far. “Around 50 percent of all teachers do not yet have complete vaccination protection.”
RKI: New infections below 1,000 for the first time since September
For the first time in more than eight months, the health authorities in Germany have fewer than 1,000 new infections within a day Robert Koch Institute (RKI) reported. The RKI registered 549 new cases, according to figures from this morning. Most recently, the number of new infections per day was in three digits on September 21, at 922. A week ago the value was 1,117 infections. The RKI gave the seven-day incidence nationwide today at 16.6 (previous day: 17.3, previous week: 24.3). Across Germany, ten new deaths were recorded within 24 hours (previous week: 22; total: 89,844). The RKI has counted 3,715,518 detected infections with Sars-CoV-2 since the beginning of the pandemic.
Denmark has largely lifted the mask requirement
In Denmark, the obligation to wear a mask for almost all areas of public life will be lifted from today. The only exception to this is public transport – but only there if you are not sitting. The mask is supposed to disappear completely by September 1st.
Digital vaccination card starts
In the northern German federal states, too, the first pharmacies and doctors are now issuing QR codes for people who have been vaccinated. However, practices and pharmacies appeal that not everyone should be at the door with this concern today. The online portal mein-apothekenmanager.de should list all pharmacies that offer this service. With the digital vaccination certificate, the full corona vaccination protection can be proven via smartphone. Among other things, this is intended to facilitate travel in the EU. The yellow paper vaccination booklet still applies.
29 new infections in Lower Saxony – incidence remains below 10
The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) has reported 29 new infections with the coronavirus confirmed by laboratory diagnostics in Lower Saxony (previous day: 87; previous week: 54). The seven-day incidence falls on the national average to 9.8 cases per 100,000 inhabitants (previous day: 9.9; previous week: 17.1). The value was lowest in the Wesermarsch district with an incidence of zero. According to the RKI, there were two more deaths nationwide within one day. The total number of people who died in connection with the virus in Lower Saxony is therefore 5,701. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 260,235 infections with the coronavirus have been detected in Lower Saxony.
Vaccination in SH: From today everyone can register
Schleswig-Holstein has also lifted the priority for vaccinations. Starting today, all those who want to be vaccinated can make an appointment for a corona vaccination and register at the vaccination center of their choice. On www.impfen-sh.de starts another registration phase from today. As soon as appointments are available, these are automatically assigned to the registered users by email. The assignment is made by a random generator.
Spahn advocates the end of the mask requirement
Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn has spoken out in the debate about an end to the mask requirement. The CDU politician advocates a step-by-step plan: “In the case of falling incidences, we should proceed in stages: In a first step, the mask requirement can be omitted outside,” said Spahn to the newspapers of the “Funke Mediengruppe”. “In regions with a very low incidence and a high vaccination rate, gradually also indoors.” The wearing of masks is also recommended without obligation, for example when traveling or meeting indoors. There is only more security if everyone present is vaccinated or regularly tested.
Lower Saxony’s Prime Minister Stephan Weil (SPD) yesterday rejected a lifting of the mask requirement.
New corona rules in Schleswig-Holstein come into force
As of today, larger events are again allowed in Schleswig-Holstein. The guideline of the new Corona state regulation is: Inside up to 500 participants are possible, outside up to 1,000. This applies to sporting events and competitions, attending concerts, theater and cinema as well as meetings and church services, flea markets and trade fairs. In addition, all swimming, fun and outdoor pools with hygiene concepts can be opened. At parties without fixed seats, up to 125 people are allowed inside subject to certain conditions, outside 250. In front of retail shops and in parking lots, there is no obligation to wear a corona mask – but it remains in Schleswig-Holstein’s schools.
Additional vaccination appointments in Hamburg can be booked from noon today
Hamburg will receive additional vaccination doses at short notice this week – including 14,000 units from Biontech-Pfizer. These should be vaccinated quickly in the vaccination center in the exhibition halls. From today on, you can therefore book new appointments for the vaccination center if you belong to prioritization groups 1 to 3. That goes online www.impfterminservice.de or by telephone on the medical on-call service number 116117. According to Hamburg’s health authority, the new appointments will be activated from 12 noon. AstraZeneca also has a special delivery to Hamburg: The approximately 9,600 doses are to be inoculated by mobile vaccination teams initially in nursing homes.
Four new corona cases reported in Schleswig-Holstein
The seven-day incidence of new corona infections has fallen further in Schleswig-Holstein. The value is currently given as 8.9, as can be seen from data from the state registration office in Kiel. Yesterday it was 9.2 new cases per 100,000 inhabitants in one week. In Schleswig-Holstein there were only four newly reported infections within one day, on Monday a week ago there were 22.
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