The Covid-19-pandemic keeps the world in breath. Already, more than 7.2 million people globally have become infected with the novel Coronavirus – 185.457 of them in Germany. 400,000 people have already died of Covid-19. All messages to the Corona-crisis in Germany, Europe and the world, you will find in the News Ticker of FOCUS Online.
Covid-19-News from Germany and around the world – the top stories: Chinese Propaganda-action fly (07.18 PM) Corona infections in Sweden climbing to a peak (23.04 PM) the US government refuses to re-Lockdown from (21.35 PM) provinces reported 408 new cases – the number of acutely Infected decreases slightly (19.56 PM)
08.33 PM: Twitter has more than 170,000 allegedly in the interest of the Chinese government-controlled Propaganda Accounts of its platform removed. The action 23.750 user accounts had been discovered and eliminated, had engaged in a high degree in the dissemination of false information, informed of the short message service on Thursday (local time). The accounts were for the most part been early detected and removed.
In addition, Twitter have about 150,000 Accounts, still, the news through Retweets and Likes more widespread and reproduction should have given, which were supposedly the Agenda of China’s government. The content was about the protests in Hong Kong, or the spread of the Coronavirus. It is also dubious user accounts were eliminated, the Twitter in Russian and Turkish government interests attributed, but to a much lesser extent.
Twitter tries a more user-accounts – in particular, fake and controlled by Bots Profiles – clean out the Propaganda, incitement, or Spam spread. Last Twitter was also with US President Donald Trump to each other, using the platform as a major channel of communication. Twitter underwent a Tweet from Trump a fact check and moved to its wrath. The blocking of an election campaign videos, resulted in for further Trouble.
Friday, 12. June, 06.02 PM: Africa has, according to the world health organization (WHO), more than 200,000 proven Corona cases recorded. In addition, more than 5600 people have died, said the WHO on Thursday. Accordingly, South Africa is affected with 25 percent of the cases, the strongest. More than 70 percent of deaths in just five countries: Algeria, Egypt, Nigeria, South Africa and Sudan.
The Coronavirus Sars-CoV-2 has been relatively slow on the continent widespread, the total number is still low compared to other regions. The first case occurred in Africa later than elsewhere, and most governments have swiftly imposed strict measures. “But the speed of propagation is always faster,” warned the WHO Africa Chief Matshidiso Moeti. Accordingly, it has taken 98 days, up to 100,000 people were infected, but only 18 more days until the 200,000 mark.
Since the health systems in many African countries is very weak, the concern is large, as the countries with an increase in Sars-CoV-2 infections bypass. On the other hand, the strict Lockdown have economies measures have a devastating impact on people and the people. To keep the Balance, is probably the greatest challenge for many States.
23.04 PM: Sweden on Thursday 1474 Corona infections, and thus the majority of new infections in a day since the beginning of the pandemic are reported. However, according to the Swedish health authority, the increase in "a direct consequence of increased Tests". Thus, all those cases would be recorded in the statistics, in which the Infected only have mild symptoms would have shown. dpa Sweden had in the Corona-crisis with comparatively relaxed measures to stop responding.
In the Scandinavian country have been infected, according to the Johns Hopkins University so far, around 48.300 people with the Coronavirus. 4814 people have died.
The travel warning for tourists may remain for Sweden on the 15. June, there are. The Foreign office notes on its website that the EU country currently, the "Pandemiekriterien" for a cancellation of the warning is not fulfilled. "A country exceeds the new infections are among a number in proportion to population, of less than 50 cases per 100,000 inhabitants cumulative in the last 7 days, the travel warning or is again pronounced. This is currently true for Schweden", it means there.
The remains will be lifted the travel warning on Monday, only 24 of the 26 EU partner countries of Germany. Spain – the most popular holiday destination of the German – will also be on the list yet, because there is still an entry barrier for foreigners to 1. July is.
Sweden has responded with a relatively loose measures on the Corona-crisis. Schools, Restaurants, and shops were closed.
22.33 PM: The number of asylum applications in the EU in April to 87 percent in comparison to the beginning of the year fell to the lowest level since 2008. Background the measures to contain the novel Coronavirus, the European Asylum office Easo, announced on Thursday. It only 8730 asylum applications were registered, the lowest value of the last twelve years.
The report mentions the Figures of all EU member States as well as Norway and Switzerland, but not Britain. It was not necessarily a long-term development, told the authority. In front of the Corona-crisis high and sustained application had been numbers registered. The development is therefore rather a sign of the impact of the pandemic as an indication that the applications remove to international protection. It is good to rise is possible that the number of applications after the lifting of the Corona-measures.
The largest group of applicants were still Syrians and Afghans, with a total of 28 per cent. The asylum applications of people from Venezuela and Colombia, the module in front of the Corona-crisis of the most important countries of origin countries, are almost gone completely back to 99 or 98 percent.
21.35 PM: The US government rejects a new Lockdown in case of a possible second Coronavirus infection wave. "We can’t machen" the economy is tight;, Minister of Finance, Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday the broadcaster CNBC. "I think we have learned that you have caused more damage, when the economy is tight."
In a similar direction Statements of the US President, Donald Trump went on the short message service Twitter. The President said the economy "very good third quarter, a great fourth quarter, and in 2021, one of our best years überhaupt" advance. In addition, there will be soon a vaccine and treatment options for Covid-19-patients.
In the U.S., more than two million Coronavirus have already been infections, and more than 113,000 deaths confirmed – by far the highest Figures in the world. Experts fear due to the loosening of the Corona limits, a further Increase of the infections. Was last observed in several States such as Texas and North Carolina, a renewed increase of the patients.
The Coronavirus pandemic has triggered in the U.S., a devastating economic crisis. Trump wants a rapid return to normalcy, to bring in the election year 2020, the economy back in gear. The President for re-election to a rapid economic recovery. On Friday next week, he wants to hold also for the first time since March, a huge campaign event.
20.19 PM: Pay for it with money seem to have increased, according to the French Central Bank, not the risk of a Coronavirus infection. "Scientific analysis by accredited European laboratories have confirmed in the past few weeks, that of banknotes in everyday life there is no higher infection risk than other Oberflächen", with said, the Banque de France on Thursday. dpa/Jens Wolf/dpa-Central picture/dpa/icon image of Euro banknotes.
Studies have shown that the Virus handles ten to a hundred Times longer on stainless steel, for example, can survive on a Banknote, said the Central Bank. Further analyses have shown that the Virus can ride harder on porous surfaces, fade when on smooth surfaces such as plastic.
From the use of money seem to be no special risk of contagion in everyday life, therefore, as long as the recommendations of the world health organization (WHO) were met.
19.56 PM: In Germany, are so far 185.457 people positive for the Coronavirus have been tested. The health from the messages of the Country and social ministries on Wednesday. Of the 408 cases more than on Wednesday. No province remained cases without a new Corona. Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania reported a reinfection.
So far, 8738 people have died from the effects of the Coronavirus. The number of Recovering is according to the Robert Koch-Institute in 171.200. Thus, there are currently only 5500 acutely Infected. The day before, there were 5600. The R-value is increased again marginally and is located at 0.88. This indicates how many other people an Infected person infects on average.
Here you will find the currently reported Figures by the health ministries of the countries.
Total (As Of 11.06., 19.47 PM): 185.457 (8738 Deaths)
The Day Before (As 10.06., 19.32 PM): 185.049 (8718 Deaths)
Source to be Infected – and death-figures: country health and social ministries.
The number of Healed, according to the Robert Koch Institute in Germany, at around 171.200.
Currently, the RKI reported reproduction number: 0,88 (as of 11.06.)
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