2021-04-07

Germany’s new crown severely ill patients continue to surge, health minister calls for unified national anti-epidemic measures

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China News Service, Berlin, April 6 (Reporter Peng Dawei) The number of severely ill patients with the new crown in Germany has continued to surge in recent days. As of the 6th local time, it has risen to 4355. On the same day, the German Minister of Health Span called on the federal and state to take unified anti-epidemic measures to curb the third wave of epidemics.

The number of newly diagnosed new coronavirus infections and new deaths announced by the German disease control agency that day were 6,885 and 90 respectively. According to real-time data from Germany’s “Times Online”, as of 21:20 on the 6th local time, Germany had a total of 29,13042 confirmed cases, 2,596,995 cured, and 77,982 deaths. As of that day, Germany has received 15075064 doses of vaccine, and a total of 4,534,755 people received the second dose.

Germany’s new crown severely ill patients continue to surge, health minister calls for unified national anti-epidemic measures

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p >On April 1, people walked along the River Spree in the Federal District of Berlin, Germany. In response to the epidemic, the Berlin city government announced on the same day that it will implement a measure called “quasi-curfew” in the city from April 2 on the Easter public holiday. Photo by China News Agency reporter Peng Dawei

The epidemic situation report released by the German Interdisciplinary Association of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (DIVI) in cooperation with the German disease control agency that day gave the above-mentioned number of critically ill patients. The defined critically ill patients refer to those infected with the new coronavirus who need to enter the intensive care (ICU) ward for treatment. Since the end of March, this number has continued to rebound rapidly. On the 4th of this month, the number of severely ill patients with the new crown in Germany exceeded 4,000, the highest value since February this year. Experts from the German Interdisciplinary Association for Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine had issued a warning at the time that if the epidemic continues the current development trend, the German medical system may be overloaded in less than four weeks.

German Minister of Health Spahn said in an interview with German TV 1 that the current decisive role in the fight against the epidemic is not to argue that “the Federation should play a greater role, or the coordination of the states is more important.” “The key is to achieve results.”

Spain said that the federal government and all 16 states now need to act in unison and unite as much as possible, on the one hand, to ensure that the country’s “average number of new diagnoses per 100,000 people in seven days” can be reduced to Below 100, on the other hand, when the value exceeds 100, it can ensure that strong epidemic prevention measures are taken. Shi Pan emphasized that vaccinations and large-scale testing alone are not enough to contain the current raging third wave of the epidemic. (End)