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Almost 2000 Corona-Dead on a day in the USA – Trump the threat sends to the WHO

The Coronavirus is spreading further and further out: In Germany, are already 1.796 people to the consequences of Covid-19 died, 102.888 are infected with the Virus. Worldwide already more than a Million Corona cases were registered. Meanwhile, the United States recorded the most cases in the world. All the information about the Corona-crisis you will find in the News Ticker of FOCUS Online.

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In the fight to protect equipment Germany relies on "Luftbrücke" to China

Top news (07.48 PM): In the fight against the Corona epidemic, the Federal government "Luftbrücke" for the shipment of urgently needed protective equipment from China to Germany organized. Thus, one is able to send a day a passenger plane of Lufthansa for 25 tons of cargo to Shanghai, as the German press Agency learned of the Federal Ministry of health. Add to this the further Transport options over the Ministry of defence. Both measures should serve to be able to flexibly to the flows of goods respond.

Protective equipment for medical staff such as respiratory protection masks and suits are currently in short supply worldwide, the market is competitive also solid. The Federal government entered into a Central procurement to obtain supplemental Material to distribute to clinics, hospitals and nursing homes. In the process of shopping to prepare and conditions of delivery and supply difficulties – especially in China, which accounts for the bulk of global protective mask production. Matthias Balk/dpa , Markus Söder (CSU, l), party Chairman and Prime Minister of Bavaria, and Carsten Spohr (2.v.l.), Chairman of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Lufthansa AG stand at the airport in Munich, in addition to a supply of protective masks.

Recent experience showed, that intermediary delivery duties might not often meet, according to a Ministry report on the status of the procurement of 4. April, which is the dpa. Part of the fakes, or products would be offered, the promised Standards differ. Also when shipping to Germany it come to problems. Therefore, there is in the case of delivery forecasts from major uncertainties.

Especially the procurement in China shows accordingly, but now "in the short term, Wirkung". They allow access to very large capacity of about 1000 manufacturers that could produce standards-compliant goods. At the beginning of April have can be made there is also direct access to a state-owned producers, promise a higher level of quality and security of supply.

The Federal Central procured protective equipment is to be distributed, according to the report, 85 per cent in the health sector, 15 percent should go to the Supreme Federal authorities and its business divisions including Federal police, and Technical relief around. The physicians ‘ associations distribute to practices more, the country in clinics, nursing homes and other facilities.

Almost 2000 Corona-Dead on a day in the USA – Trump the threat sends to the WHO

Top news (06.22 PM): in the Middle of the Corona-crisis threatens U.S. President Donald Trump, the world health organization (WHO), the provisional stop of the contributions of his country. His government will look into this, announced by Trump on Tuesday. He accuses the UN-organization of massive failures in the fight against the Coronavirus. In the Figures of the Corona of the dead has been achieved, meanwhile in the USA, a world record: Within 24 hours, nearly 2000 people have died of the infection.

Trump accuses the WHO to be China-friendly, and in the fight against the Virus a "incorrect Empfehlung" to have delivered. "Luckily, I had rejected early on their recommendation, our border with China is open to lassen", the U.S. President on the Internet service Twitter wrote. Trump had imposed at the end of January of a ban on entry for travelers from China. Reuters/Alex Brandon/AP/dpa US President Donald Trump is threatening to the world health organization (WHO).

The organization will be financed largely by the United States, but "China-zentrisch", criticized Trump. He attacked China, where the Virus was first seen, because of the pandemic of repeated sharply. Washington accuses Beijing’s lack of transparency at the beginning of the outbreak and also doubts local current Corona-statistics. Repeated Trump from the &quot has;Chinese Virus" spoken.

To awakened the start of a briefing to the Corona-crisis Trump the impression that the suspension of payments would be decided at the WHO already. "We will the funds stop, the for the WHO spent werden", he said. Only a little later, he &quot limited this statement:;I’m not saying that we will do it werden", he said. "We will put an end to the payments anschauen".

With his Remarks, Trump upped anyway massive pressure on the WHO and the USA are their biggest contributors. Trump is generally a strong critic of international institutions.

However, Trump has been attacked for his management of the crisis in focus. Critics accuse him of having the Virus-risk of long small talking. Trump had been assured for weeks that the situation is in the US under control.

In the U.S., the number of the Corona of the dead swelled last always dramatic. According to the Figures of the Johns Hopkins University Tuesday evening (local time) died within 24 hours in 1939, people in the infection. It is the highest number of deaths recorded since the beginning of the Coronavirus spread within a day in a country.

The total number of coronavirus deaths in the United States grew to 12.722. In the global statistics of the death toll of the pandemic, the United States remains in third place behind Italy (17.127) and Spain (13.798).

The number of cases of infection in the United States rose to the University to nearly 400,000. In this statistics, the country is in the world, with a clear distance ahead. The massive increase in the case is due to the fact that in the United States, in the meantime, more and more will be tested.

Here you will find the currently reported Figures by the health ministries of the countries.

  • Baden-Württemberg: 20.635 (464 Deaths)
  • Bavaria: 26.567 (495 Deaths)
  • Berlin: 4038 (32 Deaths)
  • Brandenburg: 1574 (35 Deaths)
  • Bremen: 422 (10 Deaths)
  • Hamburg: 3217 (25 Deaths)
  • Hesse: 4845 (79 Deaths)
  • Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: 555 (11 Deaths)
  • Lower Saxony: 6539 (122 Deaths)
  • North Rhine-Westphalia: 21.582 (347 Deaths)
  • Rhineland-Palatinate: 4052 (43 Deaths)
  • Saarland: 1700 (32 Deaths)
  • Saxony: 3181 (43 Deaths)
  • Saxony-Anhalt: 1024 (15 Deaths)
  • Schleswig-Holstein: 1735 (24 Deaths)
  • Thuringia: 1222 (19 Deaths)

Total (Stand 07.04., 20.43 PM): 102.888 (1796 Deaths)

Stand from the day before: the state 06.04., 20.23 Clock: 98.945 (1577 Deaths)

Source to be Infected – and death-figures: country health and social ministries.

Also read: Coronavirus-the number of people dead: 3 reasons the mortality rate in Germany is so low


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Asselborn: border controls is just asking for Trouble

07.37 PM: Luxembourg foreign Minister Jean Asselborn has the Federal government required the controls at the borders to Luxembourg and France as soon as possible to cancel. "Border controls make me great concern. We need hell of a aufpassen", Asselborn said the editorial network in Germany. The longest-serving foreign Minister in the EU, warned: "If the Schengen-area, then also the Europe of citizens’. Schengen is the greatest achievement of the EU", Asselborn stressed with regard to the agreement on the abolition of border controls.

Asselborn said on border controls: "The only Trouble brings. To me, every day, people from the Saarland and Rhineland-Palatinate, the complain because of the border controls write." In the Eifel, it was hard to get a job. The people commuted, so to Luxembourg. "And we in Luxembourg are in need of nurses and medical staff from Germany and France." Bernd from Jutrczenka/dpa , Jean Asselborn, foreign Minister of Luxembourg

Since the 16th century. Of March, on the borders of Austria, Switzerland, France, Luxembourg and Denmark, in coordination with the neighbouring countries of temporary border controls.

Media report: Coronavirus infections in a minimum of 331 German nursing homes

22.40 PM: In Germany, a media report says that so far, at least 331 nursing homes cases of infection with the novel Coronavirus occurred. The number of affected facilities increases almost on a daily basis, reported the ARD-magazine "Fakt" on Tuesday evening.

At least 226 people had so far died in nursing homes by the Virus-induced lung disease Covid-19, 118 of them in North Rhine-Westphalia. "Fakt" respondents according to their own statements, the competent ministries of all the länder. Bavaria, the Saarland and Saxony-Anhalt were, however, no information.

Nationwide, according to "Fakt" 818.300 in need of care provided in residential homes. Of these, 92 percent are 65 years of age or older. Out of fear of infection with the Coronavirus have been adopted in all of the länder, visit bans for nursing homes.

Russian research center wants to test, from June, Corona vaccines to people

22.25 PM: A Russian research center want to starting June, the Corona vaccines to human testing. Starting at the 29. June had planned a first Phase of clinical trials of three vaccines to 180 volunteers, said Rinat Maxjutow, head of the state research center vector, at a Meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the heads of several scientific institutions on Tuesday. "The groups of volunteers are already aufgestellt", Maxjutow said. The institution had received more than 300 applications.

The vector head, according to his scientists developed in a laboratory in the vicinity of the Siberian city of Novosibirsk, a number of prototypes of vaccines. Accordingly, these are tested on mice, rabbits, and other animals, up to 30. April, to determine the most promising vaccine. According to Maxjutov the first Tests could begin in humans, even in may, "if the Ministry of health genehmigt&quot this;.

The vector-the centre conducted research on the times of the Soviet Union, biological weapons, and is in possession of samples of the wide variety of viruses, from smallpox to Ebola. In the case of Russia, according to official data, currently, 7497 cases of infection. 58 people died of the lung disease Covid-19.

102.888 people in Germany with Coronavirus infected – less than 4,000 new infections on Tuesday

22.13 PM: On Tuesday, the 7. April has surpassed the mark of people who have been infected with Covid-19, which is 100,000. Overall, 102.888 persons were reported by the health and social ministries of countries as being infected, 3.943 more than the day before. 219 new deaths were added, 1.796 people died in total.

"It has really vergeigt" – Trump is attacking WHO in Coronavirus pandemic

22.04 PM: US President Donald Trump has because of the Coronavirus pandemic, the world health organization (WHO) attacked. "The WHO has it really vergeigt", Trump wrote on Tuesday in the short message service Twitter. The organization will be financed largely by the United States, but "China-zentrisch". "We are the us anschauen", Trump, an outspoken critic of international organizations wrote.

The President accused the WHO also, in the fight against the spread of the Virus is a "incorrect Empfehlung" to have delivered. "Luckily, I had rejected early on their recommendation to leave our border with China is open." Trump had imposed at the end of January of a ban on entry for travelers from China.