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Dispute breathing masks: Switzerland, ordered the German Ambassador
Top news (09.32 PM): The German ban on the export of protective clothing to fight against the new Coronavirus, according to a media report, diplomatic tensions with Switzerland led. As the Swiss state Secretariat for economic Affairs (Seco) of the "NZZ am Sonntag" said, I invite the Confederation of the German Ambassador and was also at the relevant ministries in Berlin made representations. "In these contacts, the German authorities were urged, in the blocked shipments immediately freizugeben", the newspaper quoted from a response of the Seco.
According to "NZZ am Sonntag" it is currently a load of a Swiss company by the German customs authorities cars are prevented from driving in Switzerland. The truck was loaded with about 240,000 protective masks. According to Seco, this is not an isolated case.
The German government adopted on Wednesday a ban on the export of medical protection equipment. Since Switzerland produces hardly any medical supplies, she was hit hard by the measure.
Confirmed Corona cases in Germany by state
Lower Saxony: 21
North Rhine-Westphalia: 392 (district of Heinsberg particularly affected)
Source: Robert-Koch-Institut (Stand: 8. March, 8 PM)
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Jens Spahn expects more restrictions due to Coronavirus
12.04 PM: the Federal Minister of health, Spahn expects at the same time so that even more major events in Germany to be cancelled must. For the companies that are affected by the failure of the major events, the Minister of health, economic support. “This has, in particular, for the smaller farmers, craftsmen, caterers or service providers large economic consequences. Therefore, we should think about a targeted and rapid assistance,“ says Spahn.
21 Corona-Infected aboard cruise ship "Grand Princess" allowed Oakland to create
11.11 am: The because of several Coronavirus infections off the coast of California stopped a cruise ship in the port of Oakland create. The captain of the " informed;Grand Princess" according to U.S. media, in the evening (local time), with reports on Saturday, around 3500 people on Board. Travelers had recorded his speech and the local media sent. The city Council Larry Reid, Oakland confirmed the "San Francisco Chronicle" the information. The ship was expected on Monday in a currently unused section of the port, it said.
The disembarkation will take several days. Passengers in need of medical attention, were taken to hospitals, the other would have to be in quarantine. The crew should stay on the ship. On Board, first of all, 45 people had been on the new Coronavirus tested. In 21 of them – 19 crew members and 2 passengers – it has been demonstrated the Virus. American soldiers had brought the test kits by a helicopter on Board. US Vice-President Mike Pence had stressed that all people on Board should be tested for Sars-CoV-2, and in the case of an infection in quarantine is housed.
The "Grand Princess" was on the way back from a two week cruise to Hawaii, when she was stopped on Wednesday, around 100 kilometres off the coast of San Francisco: A former passenger (71) died after infection with the Coronavirus, four more were infected. Several participants of the previous tour had also booked the Hawaii cruise and had therefore remained on the ship, it was said in media reports. A total of around 2400 passengers and 1100 crew members on Board. The port of Oakland is not far from San Francisco.
Previously, another ship in the fleet, the " was already;Diamond Princess", for two weeks, due to the Coronavirus in the port of Yokohama in Japan quarantined.
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Malaysia and Thailand cruise ship from Coronavirus-fear does not create
11.00 am: Out of fear of the Coronavirus have Malaysia and Thailand, a cruise ship with dozens of Italians on Board the Invest in of your ports prohibited. The Malaysian politicians Phee Boon Poh told the news Agency AFP on Sunday, the Federal state of Penang have the "Costa Fortuna" prohibited in its coastal dock.
Previously, the ship had been turned away at the Thai port of Phuket. According to the information of the shipping company Costa Cruises, there is no Coronavirus-suspected case on Board of the ship.
According to Phee, the landing prohibition for the " stand;Costa Fortuna" to give in Penang in connection with a decision by the Malaysian government, cruise ships only to a limited extent, permits to enter in Malaysian ports. The "Costa Fortuna" was now on the way to Singapore, said Phee more.
The number of Coronavirus infections in Austria have risen significantly
10.03 am: The number of infections with the new Coronavirus is in Austria at the weekend increased significantly. According to the health Ministry, there were until Sunday, 8 p.m., 104 confirmed cases in the Alpine Republic. On Friday evening the German Chancellor, Sebastian Kurz (ÖVP) had said in a press conference of 63 confirmed cases.
Short had announced that the Alpine Republic is all set to operate direct flights to Milan, Bologna, South Korea, and in Iran for two weeks. In addition, sporadic health check will be at the Austrian-Italian border was conducted.
Formula 1: Bahrain-race due to Coronavirus without spectators
09.15: The formula 1 race in Bahrain behind closed gates instead. The organisers of the second race of the season responded with the unprecedented action in the king class of motor racing on the rampant spread of the novel Coronavirus. Spectators at the race on the course in the desert of Sakhir, on 22. Of March this does not give.
"Safety is a top Priorität", informed the organizer in an averaging on Facebook on Sunday. The decision was in consultation with international partners and the ministries of health crisis staff of the Kingdom. Previously, the ticket had been exposed to sale.
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"If you are ill at Corona, then the best in Deutschland"
07.51 PM: Andreas streets, chief of the German physicians holding Germany for good on the Coronavirus prepared. "We’ve got 28,000 ventilation places in Germany. This is more than the number of the world’s seriously ill Coronainfizierten", streets said in an Interview with the "Image on Sonntag". The health system in Germany is "extremely leistungsfähig", the physicians-in-chief more. "If you are ill at Corona, then the best in Germany!"
At least four Dead after collapse of a quarantined Hotel in China
Sunday, 8. March, 07.08 PM: After the collapse of a as a quarantine accommodation used Hotels in the Chinese coastal city of Quanzhou are at least four people were killed. The state news Agency Xinhua reported on Sunday. After the collapse on Saturday and 42 people were rescued from the rubble, of which, however, five were injured. A total of 71 people were included. The rescue work with hundreds of forces, lasted.
According to state media, a first investigation showed that renovation could have been the trigger for the misfortune of working in the building. The police took the owner of the building on Sunday is in custody.
Spahn expects deaths in Germany
Sunday, 8. March, 06.55 PM: Federal Minister of health, Jens Spahn (CDU), is also expected in Germany, with deaths due to the Coronavirus. He said in an Interview with the "Image on Sonntag": "For older people who are already frail and sick, there is a greater risk. We must, therefore, also in Germany, deaths rechnen", so Spahn.
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10 millions of inhabitants concerned: Italy wants to isolate several regions in the North
22.20 PM: The Italian government is considering, according to media reports, due to the Coronavirus crisis, the blocking of the Lombardy and other areas in the North. A draft law will be in the evening decided, as the news Agency Reuters reported. There are around 10 million inhabitants were affected.
As the news Agency Ansa and other media reported on Saturday evening, A could then, entry and exit prohibitions for particularly of novel lung disease affected Region of Lombardy, including the metropolis of Milan, as well as eleven other provinces will be imposed.
Be called the provinces in Piedmont, Veneto, Emilia-Romagna and the Marche. There are Modena, Parma, Piacenza, Reggio Emilia, Rimini, Pesaro and Urbino, Venice, Padova, Treviso, as well as Asti and Alessandria. Lombardy is considered the heart of the Italian economy.
The U.S. state of New York imposed a state of emergency due to Coronavirus
20.47 clock: In the U.S. state of New York is due to the new Coronavirus is now the state of emergency. Currently, there are 76 confirmed cases, said Governor Andrew Cuomo on Saturday in the capital city of Albany. In the state of 20 million people, of which around 8.5 million in the metropolis of New York City life almost. 57 cases had previously occurred in the suburb of Westchester, eleven in New York City. So far, have been confirmed in the state not by the Virus caused deaths.
In the United States, a state of emergency is first and foremost an important bureaucratic act, because the competences of the Federal level are transferred to regional and local authorities. In the case of Corona public officials could be awarded faster necessary purchase orders for the supply of Diseased and jobbers in the cities in which many cases occur, said Cuomo.
Also in the States of California, Maine and Washington on the West coast of the United States is already the state of emergency was imposed. According to the censuses of the "New York Times" there were in the United States until Saturday afternoon around 350 confirmed cases and 17 Deaths.
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Ice hockey-women’s world Cup cancelled – also in the men’s tournament is in danger
20.17 PM: The ice hockey world Championships of the women in Canada are due to the novel Coronavirus cancelled been. The title fights should be on 31. March opened with locations in Halifax and Truro. The decision was taken by telephone conference, informed the International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF on Saturday on Twitter.
The Canadian hockey Association and the governing authority of the sport are to inform the participating Nations and their partners about the cancellation. "It is beängstigend", IIHF President René Fasel told the AP news Agency. The world have been fighting title, women’s cancelled in 2003 because of the Sars Virus in China.
Acute the world Cup the men, the from 8 is now compromised. – 24. May is planned in Switzerland. Until the middle of April, the IIHF wants to decide whether the title fights will be held.
Meanwhile, almost 800 Corona-cases in Germany
Saturday, 7. March, 18.20 PM: In Germany, the number of confirmed Coronavirus cases until Saturday afternoon to 795 increased. This is the Robert-Koch-Institute (RKI) announced in Berlin. Even in the Morning it had given the number of nationwide infections with 684.
Most of North Rhine-Westphalia is affected, as before, with 373 cases. More than 200 of which are attributable to the district of Heinsberg, which is the largest source of infection in Germany. Many of the new cases were also reported from Baden-Württemberg, where, in the meantime, in the case of 170 people, the novel Coronavirus was detected. In Bavaria there are 134 of them.
Most of the other Federal States have registered so far, only single cases. Saxony-Anhalt is the only country from the not yet confirmed Coronavirus infection was discovered.
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