German Minister of Health Jens Spawn On Wednesday he argued with the CNBC that more time was needed to determine whether the country would extend its partial lockout beyond November, “say too soon”, the latest round. Corona virus The restrictions have reduced the transaction to an adequate level.
“We really need patience because today’s numbers are actually epidemics that occurred a week or more ago,” Span said in an interview. “Closing the Bell.” “This weekend we can see the results of the new locking light that it has now.”
According to a CNBC study of Johns Hopkins University data, the average seven-day new corona virus in Germany has increased by almost 22% compared to a week ago. According to a CNBC study, the daily average of nearly 19,800 new infections in the past week has risen to an all-time high in the country.
“We still have an increase, yes, but in recent days, much less than we saw last week, for example,” said Span, who will be federal health minister from 2018. However, on Wednesday, Germany announced its The largest increase in deaths According to Reuters, Govt-19 from April.
Germany’s four – week lockout comes into effect on November 2, closing bars, restaurants and theaters while schools remain open. Stores can also be open, but there are capacity restrictions. When German Chancellor Angela Merkel Announced restrictionsOn Oct. 28, the country had an average of more than 11,000 new cases in seven days.
Germany Received praise For dealing with the epidemic in the spring, but it saw a resurgence in Govt-19 cases like most of the European continent. Merkel warned on Wednesday that “the second wave will be more severe than the initial Govt-19 eruption.”
Spaan agreed Economic challenges It is caused by the imposition of public-health restrictions, some of which are Warning of double-dip recession Across the Eurozone. France has also returned to a partial strike that will last until December 1. Czech Republic, with it The health care system is deeply entrenched, Went into a second lock in late October Extended until November 20th.
However, Spaan said aggressive action was needed to control the virus before it could spread further, which would eventually lead to additional economic pain. That is why Span argued that Germany’s restrictions were not as strict as those of its neighbors. “If you wait too long until the lock, you really have more numbers, and the lock should be even harder.”
There are 726,172 confirmed corona virus cases in Germany, According to Hopkins data. Nearly 12,000 people have died since Govt-19.