A small town in Hesse is currently making a name for itself: The corona incidence here is 0. The mayor has a simple explanation for this.
- The corona numbers in Germany are slowly falling.
- A small town in Hesse has now reached an incidence value of 0.
- The Mayor of Allendorf has a simple explanation and still warns.
Allendorf an der Lumda – They seem so slow, but sure Lockdown-Measures in Germany to work – at least if you look at the the current figures of the RKI. The number of New infections go back. Nevertheless, the institute reported a seven-day incidence of 112.6 across Germany (as of January 23, 2021). A small town in Hesse can come up with much better values and therefore now attracts a lot of looks.
Corona incidence from zero: small town in Hesse attracts attention
In the city of 4000 inhabitants Allendorf in the middle of Hesse, between Gießen and Marburg, the incidence as of January 20 was zero. This means that there has not been a single new infection with the coronavirus in the last seven days. Only 25 infected people who had previously contracted the virus are still listed.
The district had determined the incidence – the health department confirmed the report to the Hessischer Rundfunk. Now many are asking: How did Allendorf achieve this value?
Corona incidence of zero: Allendorfer mayor with simple explanation
For Mayor Thomas Benz it is clear that the pleasing incidence value is not due to special measures and that it certainly does not credit itself. So Benz to RTL.
He revealed his opinion on the Allendorf “secret recipe” against Corona to HR: “Here in Allendorf, you look at each other,” explains the mayor, adding: “You help each other. And if someone is in need or if someone is now infected – is in quarantine – and you ask your neighbor to go shopping for him, then that will of course be done. (…) Maybe that’s one of the reasons why these people really stay at home and not, as in urban areas, maybe go out and infect others. ”In this respect, his simple explanation is: The Allendorfer apparently adhere to the applicable Corona rules.
Nevertheless, Benz also warns in the interview not to lapse into cheers or even to celebrate the incidence value together. This is only appropriate after the pandemic has been overcome. Until then, he admonishes the residents of Allendorf to continue to adhere to the applicable rules.
Nevertheless, German politicians are currently afraid of the new Corona mutation. Therefore, the entry rules for more than 20 countries have now been tightened. (rjs)