The list of countries classified as high-incidence areas is being expanded. Newly listed are Croatia and Turkey.
Berlin – The federal government has expanded the states that are considered highly dispersed regions. New on the list are Turkey and Croatia, which will have this status as of midnight Sunday (April 11). The rapidly increasing number of cases on the site did not allow for any other conclusion. Countries with more than 200 new infections per 100,000 people in seven days are classified as high-infection regions. This is the case now in more than 40 countries around the world.
Corona in Turkey: Increase in incidence after easing – further restrictions planned
In Turkey, a week after Easter, the largest number of cases have been reported since the outbreak of the pandemic. On April 8, there were more than 55,000 new infections within 24 hours. For comparison: in Germany, where as many people live as in Turkey, it was less than half the number on the same day. The number of cases in Turkey is currently 393.5 (as of April 9). In the city of Istanbul, nearly 600 cases per 100,000 inhabitants were recently registered within seven days.
Observers attribute the rapid increase in the number of cases to Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s policy of facilitation. The Turkish President* Corona restrictions were lifted more and more in March. Cafes and restaurants, for example, were open and curfews lifted. To stop the current trend, stricter restrictions like exit restrictions in opposite areas are applied again. It is scheduled to tighten procedures during the fasting month of Ramadan, which begins next week.
Corona: Croatia is henceforth hit area – third wave is noticeable
In Croatia, too, the Corona situation has worsened in the past few days. After individual regions such as the holiday region in Istria have been largely spared from restrictions before Easter, measures are now being tightened in the European country in all areas. Gastronomy is currently permitted to serve only in its outdoor area. In addition, more stringent restrictions apply to communication and assembly
The population of the country of four million people is currently 285.3. (As of April 9). 2599 new cases were registered within one day. During the second wave of infections in December, more than 4,000 new infections were continuously reported. After public life was largely closed as a result, the situation has stabilized. Now, however, the third wave is threatening.
Corona: High Spread Area – What does classification mean?
If the country is considered a region with a high rate, then this entails restrictions on entry into Germany. People wishing to enter the Federal Republic from the relevant regions must have a negative Corona test* It turns out. Since air travel does indeed require an interview result in order to be permitted to board, practically nothing changes for you. What is new is that proof is now also required on land roads, not on Corona Virus* Patient.
The Robert Koch Institute* Report this: “Anyone who has resided in one of these areas in the last 10 days before entering the country is obligated to bring evidence (medical certificate or test result) that he is not infected with SARS-CoV-2 and present it to the competent authority or the authority assigned to it. Upon request. This test may be performed at least 48 hours prior to entry. “
Corona: Three countries in the European Union have downgraded – there are no new regions to classify the virus
Next to Croatia* And Turkey, meanwhile, Armenia and Ukraine were also classified as high-incidence areas. In addition, the federal government removed three states from the list. Malta*, Latvia* And Slovakia as of Sunday, April 11th only as “natural” danger areas.
On the plus side, there are no other countries and regions than Virus variants area* It has been reported. In this context, RKI currently mentions eight countries in Africa (Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, and South Africa) plus Brazil and the French province of Moselle. The Austrian region of Tyrol, which borders Bavaria, and the Czech Republic, was removed from the list of virus-changing regions at the end of March. The complete list of RKI It can be viewed here. (Such as) *Merkur.de It is a demo from IPPEN.MEDIA