(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) The number of diagnoses in Germany exceeded 260,000, the town of Zugspitze, a famous scenic spot, suspected of being a "super spreader"

  China News Agency, Berlin, September 13 (Reporter Peng Dawei) As of the evening of the 12th local time, the cumulative number of people diagnosed with the new crown virus in Germany has exceeded 260,000.

According to German media reports, a woman who had developed symptoms this week went to various bars in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, a town at the foot of the famous German attraction Zugspitze. Since then, at least dozens of people have been infected. Break through the "50-person warning line."

Many German media pointed out that the woman may be a so-called "super spreader."

  According to the German "Times Online" report, as of 21:00 local time on the 12th, a total of 260,299 confirmed cases, 222,899 cured, and 9,516 deaths in Germany.

In the past week (September 6-12), 9513 cases were newly diagnosed.

  Garmisch-Partenkirchen is located at the southernmost tip of Bavaria in southern Germany, bordering Austria. Germany’s highest peak, Zugspitze, is located here.

It is famous for hosting the Winter Olympics in 1936 and is a European winter sports resort.

  According to Deutsche Television 2 and the Bavarian Broadcasting Corporation, the Garmisch-Partenkirchen county government was quoted as saying that the 26-year-old American woman lives and works in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

A few weeks ago, the woman travelled to another European country and then returned to the local area.

However, while waiting for the nucleic acid test results, she did not isolate herself at home in accordance with the regulations. Instead, she went to many local bars and showed symptoms during this period.

  The county government spokesperson Schaff said that the woman worked in a hotel where family members and visitors of US troops stationed in the area stayed.

As of the 12th, this hotel has confirmed 33 infections.

The number of newly diagnosed cases in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in the past seven days has exceeded the "50 per 100,000" warning line set by the German government.

  Schaff said that the above-mentioned woman was highly contagious when she went to many bars on the 8th of this month.

He emphasized that it is not ruled out that other people have been infected.

The local government urged all those who had gone out on the evening of the 8th of this month to be tested for the new crown as soon as possible.

  In response to the term "super spreader", the Bavarian Broadcasting Corporation explained in its report that this concept refers to those virus carriers that can infect a large group of people, and the number of infections is significantly higher than the average basic infection number R0 value (Germany 1.16).

  In response to another outbreak of the epidemic, Garmisch-Partenkirchen has reinstated the social ban that was previously implemented across Germany. Including the following week, all restaurants and bars must be closed before 10 o'clock every night; a maximum of 5 people are allowed to travel outdoors; a maximum of 100 people for private events such as weddings, and 50 people if held indoors. (Finish)