“We are at the beginning of a Corona epidemic,” said Federal Minister of health, Jens Spahn, after the first cases of infection away from infected China-returnees and the automotive supplier Webasto in Bavaria became known.
There were from the end of January a total of 14 employees or their dependents to Covid-19 ill, had slight flu-like symptoms and were able to the hospital, in the meantime, leave (click here to read the star for more on this).
Spread of the Coronavirus in Germany
The focus of the current infection events in North Rhine first-Westphalia, in the meantime, the Virus Sars-CoV-2 has been reported but also from many other regions.
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The authorities try to isolate the Affected and the infection chain to interrupt – that it will fully succeed, but it is questionable. The Federal government has set up a crisis staff under the leadership of Federal Minister of health, Jens Spahn (CDU) and Federal Minister of the interior, Horst Seehofer (CSU), also in the affected regions of the participating authorities and institutions are in close contact.
On our interactive map, you can get an Overview of the distribution of the Coronavirus cases in Germany regions:
In the graphic below, you can see how the infection figures in Germany have developed :
Editors ‘ note: The graphics take into account the data of 10 a.m., exceptions are specified. The map has been updated to 28. February, 16 At. Be taken into account in the map and the graph, only in laboratory-proven cases, which were confirmed by official Bodies, such as the Robert-Koch Institute, the health authorities or the world health organization. In this respect, it is possible that elsewhere already (suspected)cases reported, these have, however, found in these statistics are not yet in place.
Sources: Robert Koch Institute, world health organization, the health ministries of the länder, the news Agency DPA
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