In Germany, the number of new corona infections continues to rise. A medical professional now gave a gloomy forecast for 2021, but also named an important turning point.
- The second wave * the Corona*-Pandemic seems to be in full swing in Germany.
- The Partial lockdown could be extended.
- A medic sees the reason in the missing Contact restrictions of the population.
Hamburg – Rising Corona * numbers, partial lockdown, canceled events and closed restaurants. Germany has been in one since the beginning of November second part lockdown. But the New corona infections continue to rise. The RKI repeatedly reports new maximum values. A medic is now warning. Is there another threatening us? third wave?
Coronavirus in Germany: The second wave – doctors see a clear reason
The current situation Germany finds itself in is considered by many to be “Second wave” in the Corona pandemic described. This was followed by the partial lockdown that the German population is currently experiencing in order to relieve the hospitals and contain the spread of the virus until a vaccine * is available. But why are the numbers of infections still increasing? The Hamburg intensive care doctor Stefan Kluge also shows himself in the Interview with RTL disappointed with the development: “I am also a little disappointed of the infection numbers today and in the past few days. I would have hoped for more, ”said the doctor.
But Kluge sees a clear difference to spring. “You can see from the contact details that there are good analyzes that this lockdown is light for the population does not lead to this massive contact restriction as in spring. And that’s a bit of the problem. ”While the population clearly adhered to the restrictions in the spring, illegal parties are currently taking place again and again. But not only these crowds, but also increased private contacts contribute to the spread of the virus. Loud RKI it happens more and more Clusters of infections in “Households, in community facilities and old people’s and nursing homes. “
Coronavirus in Germany: what will happen next in spring? – “Third wave is coming”
In view of the infection rate, the government is currently advising on extended or tightened measures for December. Christmas should still be possible *. But what will happen in 2021?? Stefan Kluge gives one gloomy forecast. “In winter, given the temperatures, people spend a lot more time indoors,” the doctor told the evening paper. “I’m assuming a third wave,” said Kluge.
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The only way to limit this would be through one Limitation of contacts every single one, he confirmed to RTL. “We just have to rethink, we have to limit our contacts. ”And further:“ It’s incredibly difficult for us, we see it again and again, every day, and we have to hold out for the next few monthsso that we can really keep the schools open, the kindergartens and maybe liberalize a little bit, keyword gastronomy. But for this it is really crucial that we discipline ourselves now for months. ”The RKI is also currently appealing,“ that the entire population committed to infection protection. ” (chd) * Merkur.de is part of the Ippen-Digital network.
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