Stuttgart (dpa) - Baden-Württemberg's Prime Minister Winfried Kretschmann has dampened many people's hopes of traveling soon, despite the slightly falling number of corona infections.

“I don't see that at first.

To do this, the incidences would have to go down drastically before we can consider something, ”said the Green politician on Tuesday to the German Press Agency in Stuttgart before the beginning of the last meeting of his green-black state government in this electoral period.

Because of the mutants that keep appearing, the situation is still uncertain. It is too early to speak of a trend reversal because of the slightly falling numbers. In addition, travel is one of the “very problematic things, because the virus is spread through travel”, and it was only through travel that it was spread around the world in the first place. "Great caution is required."

The number of new corona infections per 100,000 inhabitants in one week has recently fallen both nationwide and in Baden-Württemberg.

According to the Robert Koch Institute (as of 5:08 a.m.), the so-called incidence was 141.4 on Tuesday, and 173.1 in Baden-Württemberg according to the state health department (as of Monday, 4:00 p.m.)

A week ago the value in the southwest was 197.4.

For more normality, the incidence has to be stable below 100 according to the regulations of the federal emergency brake in the urban and rural districts.

Only then can restaurants and hotels open again.


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