(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) Over 3.2 million people diagnosed in Germany have passed the national curfew by amending the law
China News Agency, Berlin, April 21 (Reporter Peng Dawei) As of the 21st, the cumulative number of people diagnosed with the new crown virus in Germany has exceeded 3.2 million.
On the same day, the German Bundestag voted to pass the draft supplement to the infectious disease prevention and control law aimed at blocking the third wave of epidemics.
In the future, once the epidemic index of a county or city exceeds the threshold for three consecutive days, a series of measures including curfews will be adopted.
The German disease control agency announced that the number of new confirmed cases and the number of new deaths were 24,884 and 331 respectively.
According to the real-time data of Germany's "Times Online", as of 21:00 local time on the 21st, Germany has a total of 3,213,740 confirmed cases, 2,823,680 cured, and 81,503 deaths.
Up to now, Germany has received 22,935,592 doses of vaccine, and a total of 5,646,788 people received the second dose of vaccine.
After this revision of the law, as long as the counties and cities in Germany meet the condition that "the cumulative number of newly diagnosed people exceeds 100 per 100,000 people in seven days" for three consecutive days, the national unified and strengthened epidemic prevention measures will be activated.
These measures mainly include: imposing a curfew every night from 22:00 to 5 a.m. of the next day, no going out without necessary reason, no more than 24:00 for a single person to go out for sports; no more than one person per family meeting; only allowed to take out in the catering industry And delivery.
When the above index breaks through 150, the reservation-based shopping currently implemented in the retail industry will be halted.
When it breaks through 165, primary and secondary schools will change to remote teaching.
Germany’s Federal Minister of Health, Spahn, told the federal parliamentarians on the same day that the current epidemic situation is “very severe” and that vaccination and testing alone are not enough to contain the third wave of the epidemic. Therefore, corresponding measures must now be increased to reduce interpersonal contact. Thereby reducing infections.
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Schultz said that the purpose of the amendment is to make the necessary anti-epidemic measures easier to understand and to gain more support.
He emphasized that all this is to fight the epidemic and "will not be normalized."
The third wave of the epidemic in Germany has not yet eased.
The disease control agency said on the same day that about 95% of the newly confirmed cases were infected with the mutant strain first discovered in the UK.