(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) Germany officially implements mandatory entry inspections for three consecutive days
China News Agency, Berlin, August 9th (Reporter Peng Dawei) As of the 8th local time, the number of new confirmed cases of new crowns in a single day announced by the German Federal Agency for Disease Control and Prevention has exceeded 1,000 for three consecutive days. The agency pointed out that the latest trends in the development of the German epidemic are disturbing. On the same day, Germany officially began to implement mandatory new crown testing for all people returning from high-risk areas.
The German Federal Agency for Disease Control and Prevention Robert Koch Institute (RKI) announced that the number of new confirmed cases was 1,122. Prior to this, the number of newly diagnosed cases in Germany on the 6th and 7th of this month was 1,045 and 1,147 respectively. This is the first time that the number of newly diagnosed cases in Germany has returned to more than 1,000 daily in the past three months.
According to data from the Robert Koch Institute, as of the 8th, a total of 215,336 people have been diagnosed and 9,195 people have died in Germany. According to the German "Times Online" report, as of the evening of the 8th, the cumulative number of people cured in Germany was 193,999.
The Robert Koch Institute pointed out in the daily epidemic briefing released on the same day that in the past week, the number of counties and cities with no confirmed cases of new crown reported for 7 consecutive days in Germany has decreased significantly; at the same time, the number of new cases in several federal states in Germany Significantly rise. "This trend is disturbing."
In order to cope with the risk of imported infections that may be caused by the peak summer travel, major airports in Germany have formally provided for the return of passengers from more than 100 countries and regions in the world defined as "high-risk areas" by the Robert Koch Institute from the 8th. Personnel implement mandatory testing.
The new regulations implemented on the same day require all those returning from the above-mentioned high-risk areas to be tested after arriving in Germany if they cannot issue a negative nucleic acid test report in the past few days. This group of people can be tested for free at the airport or city test point within three days after arrival. Those who avoid being tested face a fine of up to 25,000 euros.
A German TV station reported that the testing center established at Frankfurt Airport, Germany's largest airport, was operating normally that day. The staff of the German Red Cross said that the mandatory testing was understood by people and no one was annoyed by it. (Finish)