News Update


Headlines 05.12.2021

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Nationwide 7 day Incidence Rate at 439.2 - RKI registers 42,055 new cases and 94 deaths in the past day - City circle of Mittelsachsen reports incidence rate at 2208.5 (highest in Germany)  - Frankfurt reports incidence rate at 351.0. The latest value of Nationwide Hospitalisation rate - is reported by RKI to be at 5.52.

 

Details: https://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/gesundheit/coronavirus/rki-meldet-leichten-rueckgang-der-sieben-tage-inzidenz-17668029.html


Germany News Update

 

After SPD say yes to the coalition terms, FDP to announce the decision today: As per experts, it is only a formality, as FDP and Greens are expected to give a consent today and tomorrow respectively.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/fdp-parteitag-203.html


Germany News Update 

 

Switzerland and Poland "high risk areas" from today - Travelers who return to Germany from these countries and are not fully vaccinated or have not recovered, must be quarantined for ten days from now on.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/newsticker/liveblog-coronavirus-sonntag-319.html


International News


India News Update

 

India's Daily new COVID-19 case Count at 8,895 in the past day, 2,796 deaths across the country due to Coronavirus also reported in the past day as Bihar and Kerala reconciled the numbers

 

Details: https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/india-reports-8-895-fresh-covid-cases-as-confirmed-omicron-infections-rise-to-4-101638679796318.html


India News Update 

 

India's 5th Omicron case detected in Delhi - Tanzania returnee tests positive: Earlier 2 cases of Omicron were found in Karnataka, 1 each in Maharashtra and Gujrat

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/omicron-indias-5th-omicron-case-detected-in-delhi-as-tanzania-returnee-tests-positive-2637796




Headlines 04.12.2021

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Nationwide 7 day Incidence Rate at 442.7 - RKI registers 64,510 new cases and 378 deaths in the past day - City circle of Mittelsachsen reports incidence rate at 2143.8 (highest in Germany)  - Frankfurt reports incidence rate at 353.2. The latest value of Nationwide Hospitalisation rate - is reported by RKI to be at 5.52.

 

Details: https://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/gesundheit/coronavirus/coronavirus-sieben-tage-inzidenz-steigt-wieder-leicht-an-17667087.html


Germany News Update

 

RKI declares Swiss to be "high risk area" from Sunday - Switzerland issues new measures against Coronavirus, with the seven day incidence rate now reaching over 600

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/europa/corona-massnahmen-schweiz-risikogebiet-101.html


Germany News Update 

 

STIKO Chief expects vaccination for Omicron to take months to be available, recommends everyone to not wait for it and to get Booster shots now

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/omikron-impfstoff-debatte-101.html


Germany News Update 

 

New coronavirus regulations issued in various states of Germany - latest overview available here

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/innenpolitik/corona-bundeslaender-107.html


International News


India News Update

 

India's Daily new COVID-19 case Count at 8,603 in the past day, 415 deaths across the country due to Coronavirus also reported in the past day

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/coronavirus


India News Update 

 

Omicron Patient "Escaped", Karnataka Tracking 10 "Missing" Passengers - "I urge the passengers to act responsibly and with social concern", Karnataka Health Minister Dr Sudhakar said.

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/omicron-patient-escaped-karnataka-tracking-10-missing-passengers-2635841




Headlines 03.12.2021

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Nationwide 7 day Incidence Rate at 442.1 - RKI registers 74,352 new cases and 390 deaths in the past day - City circle of Mittelsachsen reports incidence rate at 2062.5 (highest in Germany)  - Frankfurt reports incidence rate at 347.5. The latest value of Nationwide Hospitalisation rate - is reported by RKI to be at 5.47.

 

Details: https://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/gesundheit/coronavirus/deutschlands-sieben-tages-inzidenz-steigt-abermalig-17664599.html


Germany News Update

 

Federal and State Corona conference: Stricter uniform nationwide restrictions announced as an "act of solidarity".  More pressure on unvaccinated people with quasi lockdown and 2G rule in retail shopping

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/bund-laender-beratungen-coronavirus-103.html


Germany News Update 

 

Official Farewell for Angela Merkel held - She gave two pieces of advice: she wanted to “encourage people to always see the world through the eyes of others” and to do the work “with happiness in their hearts”.

 

Details: https://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/abschied-mit-fackeln-und-schlagern-17664515.html


International News


India News Update

 

India's Daily new COVID-19 case Count at 9,216 in the past day, 391 deaths across the country due to Coronavirus also reported in the past day

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/coronavirus


USA News Update 

 

"Sad" Covid Became A Political Issue In US: Joe Biden's Call For Unity - 2 cases of Omicron variant confirmed in USA so far

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/coronavirus-covid-covid-in-us-joe-biden-coronavirus-in-us-sad-covid-became-a-political-issue-in-us-joe-bidens-call-for-unity-2635006




Headlines 02.12.2021

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Nationwide 7 day Incidence Rate at 439.2 - RKI registers 73,209 new cases and 388 deaths in the past day - City circle of Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge reports incidence rate at 1961.0 (highest in Germany)  - Frankfurt reports incidence rate at 369.6. The latest value of Nationwide Hospitalisation rate - is reported by RKI to be at 5.61.

 

Details: https://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/gesundheit/coronavirus/coronavirus-in-deutschland-73-209-neuinfektionen-leichter-rueckgang-der-sieben-tage-inzidenz-17662621.html


Germany News Update

 

Federal and State Corona conference today: stricter uniform restrictions expected to be announced today, including 2G rule in retail shopping

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/entwurf-bund-laender-corona-101.html


Germany News Update 

 

Current Corona Rules applicable in different states, an overview can be found here

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/innenpolitik/corona-bundeslaender-105.html


International News


India News Update

 

India's Daily new COVID-19 case Count at 9,765 in the past day, 477 deaths across the country due to Coronavirus also reported in the past day

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/coronavirus#pfrom=home-ndtv_mainnavgation


International News Update 

 

Omicron coronavirus confirmed in at least 23 countries: says WHO chief

 

Details: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/rest-of-world/omicron-coronavirus-variant-confirmed-in-23-countries-who-chief/articleshow/88037563.cms




Headlines 01.12.2021

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Nationwide 7 day Incidence Rate at 442.9 - RKI registers 67,186 new cases and 446 deaths in the past day - City circle of Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge reports incidence rate at 1990.0 (highest in Germany)  - Frankfurt reports incidence rate at 337.4. The latest value of Nationwide Hospitalisation rate - is reported by RKI to be at 5.73.

 

Details: https://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/gesundheit/coronavirus/coronavirus-rki-meldet-deutlichen-anstieg-der-todesfaelle-17660970.html


Germany News Update

 

Scholz after Federal-State conference: "The new leadership is ready" - As per Scholz, the mandate of the new government is clear: "We have to vaccinate, we will set up a crisis team and we need new contact restrictions in order to keep an eye on the infection process."

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/bund-laender-corona-plaene-105.html


Germany News Update 

 

Federal Constitutional Court ruled on emergency brake: School closings not excluded

 

Details: https://www.fr.de/politik/corona-bundes-notbremse-bundesverfassungsgericht-lockdown-entscheidung-bund-laender-treffen-soeder-news-zr-91146160.html


International News


India News Update

 

India's Daily new COVID-19 case Count at 8,954 in the past day, 267 deaths across the country due to Coronavirus also reported in the past day

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/coronavirus-india-live-updates-6-990-new-cases-in-india-lowest-daily-rise-since-may-last-year-2631369


India News Update 

 

Omicron Alert: India's New Travel Rules Start From Today - Passengers from "at-risk" countries, including Germany, are being advised to prepare to wait at the airports till their Covid RT-PCR test results are out.

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/omicron-alert-indias-new-travel-rules-start-at-midnight-5-latest-facts-2630736




Headlines 30.11.2021

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Nationwide 7 day Incidence Rate at 452.2 - RKI registers 45,753 new cases and 388 deaths in the past day - City circle of Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge reports incidence rate at 2133.8 (highest in Germany)  - Frankfurt reports incidence rate at 345.8. The latest value of Nationwide Hospitalisation rate - is reported by RKI to be at 5.52.

 

Details: https://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/gesundheit/coronavirus/rki-registriert-45-753-corona-neuinfektionen-17659254.html


Germany News Update

 

Bundesverfassungsgericht, i.e. the Federal Constitutional Court, decides today on the regulations of the expired Bundesnotbremse, i.e. federal emergency brake. The result will also provide a framework for future measures against the corona pandemic.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/innenpolitik/bundesnotbremse-109.html


Germany News Update 

 

Federal and State consultation preponed to today - a course correction with respect to the government decisions in the corona situation and announcement of stricter restrictions are expected today

 

Details: https://www.bild.de/politik/inland/politik-inland/jetzt-gehts-schnell-naechster-corona-gipfel-schon-morgen-78383730.bild.html


International News


India News Update

 

India's Daily new COVID-19 case Count at 6,990 in the past day, 190 deaths across the country due to Coronavirus also reported in the past day

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/coronavirus-india-live-updates-coronavirus-cases-today-covid-19-cases-in-india-2629977#pfrom=home-coronavirus_coronavirus-topscroll_live


USA News Update 

 

New Corona variant cause of 'concern, not panic', Biden tells US: Biden said it was inevitable that the new variant would reach the US, but he also said the country has the tools necessary to protect Americans - particularly the approved vaccines and booster shots.

 

Details: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/us/new-covid-variant-cause-for-concern-not-panic-biden-tells-us/articleshow/87990546.cms




Headlines 29.11.2021

Germany and EU News


Germany News Update

 

Nationwide 7 day Incidence Rate at highest level ever, now at 452.4 - RKI registers 29,364 new cases and 73 deaths in the past day - City circle of Erzgebirgekreis reports incidence rate at 2073.4 (highest in Germany)  - Frankfurt reports incidence rate at 365.3. The latest value of Nationwide Hospitalisation rate - is reported by RKI to be at 5.97.

 

Details: https://www.faz.net/aktuell/gesellschaft/gesundheit/coronavirus/coronavirus-sieben-tage-inzidenz-steigt-erstmals-ueber-450-17657633.html


Germany News Update

 

Intensive Care Situation in Germany: Almost 50 seriously ill people moved nationwide. A health expert warns that transport to neighboring European countries could soon be required.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/corona-intensivpatienten-verlegung-101.html


Germany News Update 

 

Soeder  calls vaccination as the "only chance" : The calls for mandatory vaccination are increasing. It is "the only chance to get out of this endless loop," said CSU lead Soeder.

 

Details: https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/gesellschaft/coronavirus-infektionen-rki-105.html


International News


India News Update

 

India's Daily new COVID-19 case Count at 8,309 in the past day, 236 deaths across the country due to Coronavirus also reported in the past day

 

Details: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/coronavirus-india-live-updates-8-774-new-covid-cases-recorded-in-india-621-related-fatalities-2628588#pfrom=home-coronavirus_coronavirus-topscroll_live


International News Update 

 

Moderna says: Omicron variant vaccination possible in early 2022 - "However, it remains to be seen whether a new vaccine will even be necessary," says CEO Burton. "If so, production could start as early as the beginning of 2022".

 

Details: https://www.n-tv.de/wirtschaft/Moderna-Omikron-Impfstoff-Anfang-2022-moeglich-article22962568.html