The incidence value in NRW is still over 100 nationwide. Meanwhile, Armin Laschet receives criticism for his vaccination strategy. All news here in the ticker.
- The Coronavirus * in NRW: The Infection numbers are still high.
- Like all of Germany, NRW started 2021 with a tough lockdown *.
- Armin Laschet receives criticism for the slow one Vaccination implementation in NRW.
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Update from January 6, 2:22 p.m .: How are the schools in NRW continue? The State government today wanted more detailed decisions on Daycare and school area grasp. Shortly before Christmas had the land NRW to school minister Yvonne Gebauer a step-by-step plan for the time after Christmas holidays therefore decided that classes one to seven should – whenever possible – take place classroom instruction. In the classes above there should be “alternating distance lessons”. Up-to-date information Gebauer together with the Family Minister Joachim Stamp in a press conference on how to proceed in NRW.
Corona in North Rhine-Westphalia: Laschet considers the European way of vaccination to be the right one
Update from January 5th, 10:35 p.m .: After this Corona summit in the Chancellery, at which the further strategy to contain the pandemic was discussed, said Armin Laschet to criticism of the vaccination procedure, the speed of which offends many. “We hold that European waywhich one has taken is right, ”emphasized the country manager. A “vaccination competition” within Europe would also have had disadvantages for Germany. In addition, he said US group Pfizerwho, together with the Mainz BioNTech company Developed the first approved vaccine, a tough negotiator. That is why: “Europe can only counter this strong market power as one.”
Corona in NRW: Death numbers keep increasing – Armin Laschet reacts unusually harshly to criticism
First report from January 5th:
Düsseldorf – across Germany, the numbers are New corona infections * high. Even the most populous federal state, North Rhine-Westphalia, with clearly too high Incidence values and many deaths. In the past seven days they were noisy in NRW RKI 20,990 people with the coronavirus. The 7-day incidence * lies by 117. All in all died As of 5.1. at midnight 7010 Residents of the state at or with the virus.
The hardest hit are those Districts of Herne (203,9) and Gutersloh (184). According to reports from the Radio Gütersloh already the intensive care beds are running out. “According to the intensive care register, 42 of 52 intensive care beds in our four hospitals are currently occupied,” the report said. It is also questionable whether the incidence values can currently be interpreted correctly, since fewer people were tested over the holidays. Overall, however, all large cities in North Rhine-Westphalia have an incidence value of 100.
Corona in NRW: vaccination start in the state – criticism of the implementation – Laschet reacts hard – “later know-it-all”
Meanwhile, as in the whole of Germany, too NRW with the Vaccinations began. Again and again, however, criticism is loud. According to reports from ruhr24 54,000 people have now been vaccinated with the vaccine from Biontech * and Pfizer. That is proportionally three out of 1000 inhabitants. Comparatively lies NRW thus rather in the middle field (comparison: Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania: every 7th out of 1000 inhabitants).
Prime Minister Armin Laschet doesn’t let this criticism sit on its own: “The fact that a vaccine * will be researched, developed, tested, approved, delivered and used in 10 months is a sensational scientific achievement,” he writes on Twitter. “Nevertheless, as always: retrospective know-it-all and party-political petty.“
The fact that a vaccine is researched, developed, tested, approved, delivered and used in 10 months is a sensational scientific achievement. Nevertheless, as always: retrospective know-it-all and party-political. Recommended: facts from @StefanLeifert https://t.co/mOAelMbS0k
– Armin Laschet (@ArminLaschet) January 2, 2021
And while the Prime Ministers in Germany are discussing how things will continue after January 10th, stands for Armin Laschet the course is already set. “There is no final judgment. Lockdown will continue until the end of January. I will continue to negotiate school and daycare, ”it says waz. * Merkur.de is part of the Ippen-Digital network.
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