Laschet: Corona-action show in Heinsberg first effect

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North Rhine-Westphalia’s Prime Minister, Armin Laschet, has defended the restrictions to contain the Corona of a pandemic. "The Virus is still a long way gestoppt", he said this on Wednesday at the düsseldorf state Parliament. "To vermeiden&quot to Italian standards;, would have to continue to fight all of the common against the spread. dpa/Federico Gambarini/dpa-POOL/dpabild Armin Laschet (CDU), Minister President of North Rhine-Westphalia, there will be a press conference.

The first effects were apparent in the initially most affected the district of Heinsberg. There, the increase in cases has slowed down. The curve of new infections is flattened, and the so-called doubling time have improved.

While the number of Infected in North Rhine-Westphalia, all eight to nine days for a double, be it in Heinsberg now every 16 days. Meanwhile, there were more infections in Cologne, Germany, in the district of Heinsberg. "But it is not a time for complacency. We will continue to haben&quot rising infection numbers;, the Prime Minister stressed.  

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