(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) Germany added more than 16,000 in a single day to achieve universal vaccinations, or it may take until 2022

  China News Service, Berlin, October 29 (Reporter Peng Dawei) On the 29th, the number of newly diagnosed new coronaviruses in a single day announced by the German CDC exceeded 16,000 for the first time, reaching 16,774, setting a new high in the country since the outbreak of the epidemic .

On the same day, Thomas Mertens, chairman of the German Vaccine Standing Committee, said that Germany is not expected to achieve universal vaccination of the new crown vaccine until 2022.

Data map: The new crown detection point logo placed in the Berlin main railway station.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Peng Dawei

  The German Federal Agency for Disease Control and Prevention Robert Koch Institute released this data that day.

According to real-time data from Germany's "Times Online", as of 18:00 on the evening of the 29th local time, a total of 489,202 people have been diagnosed, 339,105 people have been cured, and 10,383 people have died in Germany.

  The day before, German Chancellor Merkel announced that from November 2 to the end of November, large-scale blockade measures will be implemented nationwide, including the closure of most public facilities, dining and entertainment venues, and restrictions on personal travel.

  Regarding the much-watched development of the new crown vaccine, Thomas Mertens, chairman of the German Vaccine Standing Committee at the Robert Koch Institute, told the German Funk Media Group that he expected to wait until 2022 to achieve universal vaccination in Germany New crown vaccine.

  The German Vaccine Standing Committee is responsible for providing authoritative advice on different types of vaccinations in the country.

Thomas Mertens himself is a virologist at the University of Ulm in Germany.

  Regarding the basis of this judgment, Thomas Mertens explained that from a purely mathematical perspective, even if the number of people vaccinated daily in Germany can reach 100,000, it will take 150 days to complete the vaccination for 15 million people.

For Germany, which has a population of more than 80 million, he pointed out that it is already a challenge to reach the goal of vaccinating 100,000 people a day.

  "It will take a long period of time to implement the new crown vaccination before we can observe a significant change in the epidemic situation." Thomas Mertens said.