Corona in Bavaria: the incidence is increasing

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The incidence in Bavaria continues to grow, with over 20,000 new infections reported. There were also 61 deaths. All news in the ticker.

Update from April 27th at 3:06 pm: After the end of the national crown measures, the mask requirement and the 3G rule will no longer apply to the state parliament of Bavaria at the beginning of the month. “So far we have been more careful to ensure the work of Parliament. But obviously the same goes for us in Parliament as almost everywhere in the Free State, so wearing the mask is now voluntary, “Ilse Aigner (CSU), president of the state parliament, said in Munich on Wednesday. at full capacity and without separating the windows.

Those who take Corona usually have a rather harmless course thanks to vaccinations and the number of infections would also decrease, Aigner said. “This also allows us to get back to normal in the Bavarian state parliament. Obviously everyone is free to voluntarily wear the mask. And hygiene measures are also highly recommended ”.

Masks are mandatory in the state parliament since June 15, 2020. Initially, it was mandatory to wear only a medical mask, but as the pandemic progresses, this has become a requirement for FFP2 masks. Visitor groups will soon be able to return to the Bavarian Parliament in full swing.

Over 20,000 new infections: the incidence of the Crown in Bavaria is increasing

Update April 27 at 8:19 am: The incidence of the crown in Bavaria has increased again. Wednesday was 868.1 – 18.9 more than the previous day. A week ago it was almost 100 less, but this figure was probably skewed by the Easter holidays.

The crown numbers of the last 24 hours

  • 22,269 new crown cases
  • 61 new deaths linked to the Crown

However, the figures should be interpreted with caution. Experts have long speculated that there will be a large number of cases not registered by the RKI – due to overworked health authorities and because not all infected people have performed a PCR test. Only these count in the statistics.

Corona in Bavaria: School tests are phased out

Update April 26 at 12:40 pm: It remains the same: Regular corona tests in schools and mandatory tests in nurseries and daycare centers in Bavaria will expire at the end of this week. The cabinet formally decided on Tuesday to remove the relevant provisions from the Corona ordinance. This was announced by the head of the State Chancellery Florian Herrmann after the cabinet meeting – again in person – in Munich.

This means that students must take the crown’s self-tests for the last time this week. Furthermore, regular PCR tests are no longer necessary in primary schools and in the fifth and sixth grades of secondary schools. In the event of an infection in a classroom, there are no more tests even in schools.

At the same time, all testing obligations in the childcare sector are no longer applicable. Free corona self-tests will no longer be offered, for example via pharmacy vouchers. “From our point of view, the serious threat posed by the virus has now been averted,” Herrmann said. At the moment everything is aimed at relaxation.

Over 13,000 new infections: the incidence of the Crown in Bavaria is increasing

Update April 26 at 9:24 am: The seven-day incidence in Bavaria increased from the previous day. The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) gave the value as 849.2. The previous day the value was 802.4, a week ago it was 862.5.

However, it is unclear whether data from health authorities show the true situation of the infection. Experts have long speculated that there will be a large number of cases that are not registered by the RKI, due to overworked health authorities and because not all infected people have performed a PCR test. Only these count in the statistics.

Bavarian health authorities reported 13,713 new corona infections and 48 deaths to RKI in connection with a Sars-CoV-2 infection at RKI. This emerges from the data reflecting the state of the RKI dashboard at 7:20 am. A week ago there were 7480 registered infections and 5 deaths.

Corona in Bavaria: the summer semester begins with attendance

Update from April 25th at 1:45 pm: At the start of the summer semester, Bavarian Science Minister Markus Blume (CSU) invited all students to wear masks in university classrooms. “Now it is really starting again: from today Bavarian universities are filling up with life. I am looking forward to a normal summer semester, but also to new challenges,” said the politician in Munich on Monday. The students were finally able to use all the classrooms, seminar rooms and libraries again.

Despite this newfound normality, the minister continued to urge caution: “The crown pandemic is not over yet. It still applies: safety first! Wearing the face mask indoors is an effective measure to protect the health of everyone on campus. We shouldn’t do without this protection ”.

After the years of the Crown, Bavarian universities propose numerous face-to-face courses in the summer semester and want to create as much normality as possible. “Our universities have established comprehensive, high-quality digital courses in recent years. They have shown that digital learning creates flexibility and opens up new educational dimensions, “said Blume. However, it is clear that direct on-site exchange is an irreplaceable part of studies, research and teaching. It is now important to integrate the results of the digital teaching in an intelligent and long-term way and balance them with on-site teaching.

The school in Bavaria restarts: soon the rules of the Crown will be relaxed

First report of April 25, 9:22 am: Munich – The incidence of the crown in Bavaria has continued to decline. However, it is unclear whether data from health authorities show the true situation of the infection. Experts have long speculated that there will be a large number of cases that are not registered by the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) – due to overworked health authorities and because not all infected people have performed a PCR test. And only these count in the statistics.

The incidence of the krone in Bavaria is declining

On Monday, the RKI reported an incidence of 802.4 for the Free State – a week ago the figure was 939.5. The incidence indicates the value of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants and week. In one day, exactly 7784 new infections and 3 deaths related to the virus were added.

The number of corona patients in intensive care units has also decreased in recent days: the Divi intensive care registry reported 239 corona patients to intensive care units in the Free State on Monday (at 6:05), compared to the previous Monday they were 285.

Regional crown: the update for Bavaria

Corona-News Bavaria: School starts again after the Easter holidays

After the Easter break, school starts again: Free State students can expect a relaxation of the rules of the Crown. But caution is also advised: many of them risk returning to classrooms with many contacts after two weeks.

Corona rules in schools are running out

The corona test requirement will continue to apply for the next five days. The state government wants to counter the feared increase in infections after the holidays. Health Minister Klaus Holetschek (CSU) has already advised caution. Why: On May 1st, the rules for general rehearsals, unrelated for students and the 3G rules for teachers and other employees, will expire.

The school-leaving exams for around 35,000 Bavarian schoolchildren also begin next Wednesday. According to the Ministry of Education, there are no more measures this year due to the corona pandemic. There are no mandatory tests and high school graduates can decide for themselves whether they want to wear mouth and nose protection. (came / dpa)

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