Corona-crisis in Germany: 701 people have already died, 67.021 are infected with the Coronavirus. Worldwide, more than 800,000 cases have been registered. Meanwhile, the US reported approximately 160,000 cases, most of the Corona cases worldwide. All the information about the Corona-crisis you will find in the News Ticker of FOCUS Online.
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Corona: a new method of counting, the Infected number is increasing in China significantly
Top news (08.31 PM): In China, the number of detected Corona infections compared to the previous day due to a new counting method increased significantly. As data from the Beijing health Commission of Wednesday, it emerged, were included for the first time are also such people in the official statistics, which were tested positive for the Virus, but no symptoms showed.
According to the Commission, there were in comparison to the previous day’s 130 new evidence of this kind. a Total of 1367 " are currently;asymptomatische" Cases under observation. The number of confirmed infections with symptoms increased the official data, according to 36, of which 35 people were detected, the from abroad to China, travel goods. Once again, seven deaths were reported.
As the total number of proven infections on the Chinese mainland since the outbreak of the lung disease Covid-19 81 554 cases were called. The infections without symptoms are not included in this total number, however, continue, but are counted separately. About how many tested positive cases without symptoms, there has been a total, the Commission made no answer. Reuters/Ng Han Guan/AP/dpa sample collection in a Hotel in China. Here, people under quarantine to be tested on Covid-19 life.
Also, there was no indication of how many people will be tested daily. Moreover, it seems unclear the extent to which official statistics reflect the true situation and how high the dark figure is. For doubt, to ensure, for example, that China had changed the method of counting already several times in recent months.
British study: loss of sense of smell and taste excellent-the most obvious sign of Coronavirus
Top story (07:56 PM): In a recently published study of the King's College London compared data of over 400,000 people, as the "BBC" and some other British media reports. This would have logged in to a App through which you could make your own, possible symptoms of the Coronavirus capture. A total of 579 infected persons were confirmed, of which approximately 59% had suffered significant or total loss of smell or sense of taste.
Tim Spector, head of the study, said: "In combination with other symptoms, people with smell and taste loss, ill be three times more likely to, and should, isolate itself, therefore, seven days, the spread of the disease to reduzieren". These symptoms had occurred in comparison with all the other symptoms, such as cough or fever, most of the time.
In addition, these Symptoms occurred in 18 percent of the negative people tested, also. Overall, it is therefore likely that at least 13 percent of the 400,000 registered User to be infected with the Virus. This would open up nearly 50,000 infected British, so Spector. Officially the World Health organization (WHO) has not confirmed the result, however, in the past.
The white house feared up to 240,000 Corona-the Dead in the USA
Top news (06.09 PM): US President Donald Trump has the Americans because of the Corona epidemic in historically difficult times, and a dramatic number of victims in the near future, sworn. "The next two or three weeks will be among the most difficult that we in this country ever hatten", Trump said on Tuesday evening (local time) in the White house. "We will lose thousands of people." The White house feared, according to a forecast of between 100,000 and 240,000 Deaths in the United States by the Coronavirus, despite measures to contain it. AFP
The United States now have confirmed more cases than any other country in the world. The spread of the Coronavirus epidemic in the United States accelerated last dramatically. For example, the number of known infections was exceeded as recently as last Friday, the threshold of 100,000. Until then, around 1500 Deaths were reported. On Tuesday evening (local time) was the number of confirmed infections in almost 190,000, the number of dead at around 3900. In just one day the number of dead was risen, according to official figures, around 865. Almost half of the deaths were reported in the state of New York. Reuters/Alex Brandon/AP/dpa “I want every American on the hard days is prepared, the front of us,” says Donald Trump.
Here you will find the currently reported Figures by the health ministries of the countries.
- Baden-Württemberg: 13.313 (196 Deaths)
- Bavaria: 15505 (191 Deaths)
- Berlin: 2777 (15 Deaths)
- Brandenburg: 933 (7 Deaths)
- Bremen: 315 (5 Deaths)
- Hamburg: 2290 (6 Deaths)
- Hesse: 3301 (18 Deaths)
- Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: 412 (3 Deaths)
- Lower Saxony: 4348 (43 Deaths)
- North Rhine-Westphalia: 15251 (148 Deaths)
- Rhineland-Palatinate: 2839 (22 Deaths)
- Saarland: 961 (12 Deaths)
- Saxony: 2084 (13 Deaths)
- Saxony-Anhalt: 752 (7 Deaths)
- Schleswig-Holstein: 1135 (9 Deaths)
- Thuringia: 805 (6 Deaths)
Total: As Of 31.03., 20.25 PM: 67.021 (701 Deaths)
Stand from the day before: 30.03., 19.30: 62.166 (549 Deaths)
Source to be Infected – and death-figures: country health and social ministries.