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The German authorities reported a new record of infections and restricted the entry of travelers from South Africa

Coronavirus cases grow in Germany and the authorities register a new record of infections
Coronavirus cases grow in Germany and the authorities register a new record of infections

German health authorities confirmed this Friday a total of 76,414 daily coronavirus infections, which translates into a new record figure, surpassing the almost 76,000 positive cases of the previous day.

Similarly, one more day was recorded the highest accumulated incidence figure, as it rises almost 20 points in one day and it is established in 438.2 infections in the last week per 100,000 inhabitants.

What’s more, in the last 24 hours there have been 357 deaths due to the disease, according to data provided by the Robert Koch Institute (IRK), in charge of the control of the health emergency in Germany.

For his part, the acting German Minister of Health, Jens Spahn, announced this Friday that the country South Africa is going to declare a risk zone for the new variant detected and as of tonight it will only allow German citizens to enter the country from that region.

“Germany is going to declare South Africa a risk zone by variant. With the entry into force tonight, airlines may transport to Germany only German citizens “, announced the minister through his Twitter account.

In addition, all travelers entering the country from the area, including those vaccinated, they must keep 14 days of quarantine, he specified.

Chancellor Angela Merkel said the date will be remembered as a
Chancellor Angela Merkel said the date will be remembered as a “sad day” for the country.

Despite the fact that during the worldwide outbreak of the virus about two years ago Germany was able to contain the first wave, now the European country is being one of the most affected and has already exceeded 5.6 million cases and the barrier of 100,000 deaths from COVID-19.

After recording this data, German Chancellor Angela Merkel regretted that this Thursday would be remembered as a “sad day” for the country and called for more restrictions to curb the spread of the disease.

The chancellor insisted that Germany is in a “serious” situation and urged to “monitor the new situation very closely” and “daily.”

“We need more restrictions on contacts”, he insisted, stressing that “every day counts,” according to the German news agency DPA.

A) Yes, Germany confirmed day by day to be immersed in a new wave of infections derived from the coronavirus, and is that the director of the IRK already warned a few days ago that “if the reduction of contacts and vaccination are not successful intensively” the country would effectively enter a “fifth wave.”

The German health authorities confirmed this Friday a total of 76,414 daily infections of coronavirus
The German health authorities confirmed this Friday a total of 76,414 daily infections of coronavirus

Several prime ministers of the federal states recently spoke in favor of the introduction of the mandatory vaccine, although the acting Minister of Health, Jens Spahn, he was skeptical and it turned out that it is not just a legal question, but of the relationship between the State and the citizen.

For its part, several federal states announced new restrictions on Tuesday and even the imposition of curfews and the return to telematic classes.

A few weeks ago Merkel has already described the pandemic situation in the country as “dramatic”, insisted on the “emergency” that is being experienced and warned that the vaccination rate was not enough to stop the increase in infections.

(With information from Europa Press)

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