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Is the corona situation in Germany out of control? The incidence rises to a new record high. Karl Lauterbach gives a gloomy forecast. The news ticker.

  • The corona numbers * in Germany are dramatic. The incidence rises to 303 (update from November 15, 6:18 a.m.) .
  • Lauterbach calls for massive restrictions for unvaccinated people (update from November 15, 2:37 p.m.).
  • Corona vaccination should come for several professions (update from November 15, 1:35 p.m.)
  • This news ticker on Corona * in Germany is continuously updated.

Lauterbach with gloomy prognosis and drastic demands

Update from November 15, 2:37 p.m .: The SPD health expert Karl Lauterbach gives a gloomy forecast. At the beginning of December he was already expecting the widespread overload of the clinics, he warned the newspapers of the Funke media group. It can hardly be averted now. In order to avert the widespread collapse of the clinics, one now has to resort to drastic measures. Lauterbach therefore demanded that unvaccinated people only have access to grocery stores, drug stores and pharmacies, as well as to the workplace.

Update from November 15, 1:35 p.m .: A corona vaccination should come for several professions. The possible future government partners SPD, Greens and FDP are, according to information from Greens parliamentary group leader Katrin Göring-Eckardt, in agreement on the introduction of mandatory vaccinations in certain areas. “We will need a compulsory vaccination for institutions, nursing homes, day-care centers, etc. We will get this off the ground, ”said Göring-Eckardt on Monday in Berlin. When asked, she confirmed that the members of the desired traffic light coalition were in agreement on this issue.

The move is not part of the reform of the Infection Protection Act, which is to be passed this week, but a separate legislative process, explained Göring-Eckardt.

Intensive care physician calls for contact restrictions also for vaccinated persons

Update from November 15, 12:05 p.m .: Contact restrictions also for vaccinated people calls for intensive care physician Christian Karagiannidis. “Contact restrictions wherever possible are helpful. Everyone has to think twice about whether they really have to go to the stadium or to a party with 50 people, ”says Christian Karagiannidis, President of the Society for Internal Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine at rbb.

The intensive care units are full of corona patients (see update 9.27 a.m.) . It must be assumed that the number will continue to grow with 50 to 100 patients per day. “That means that in ten days you will have 4,000 intensive care patients,” warns Karagiannidis. More speed when boosting is also important. “The booster has an enormous effect on the R-value – not only that the elderly are protected from the intensive care unit, but also that younger people who do not become seriously ill after the boost do not pass the virus on.” According to Karagiannidis, the fourth corona wave will not be over at Christmas, the vaccination rate is too slow for that.

Update from November 15, 12 noon : Where do people in Germany get infected with Corona? Infection hotspots now shows an evaluation of the warnings that are sent via the Luca app *.

Corona incidence in one district among children over 2000

Update from November 15, 10:52 a.m .: The incidence in Germany is at a new high. The differences in the individual regions are enormous. However, the differences in incidence between age groups are even more extreme.

The Oberspreewald-Lausitz district has an incidence of 712.2. In the age group up to 14 years of age, the value is 2097.6. This is the absolute maximum across all age groups, reports

In the Bautzen district, the incidence of up to 14 year olds would be 2011.8. In the district of Saxon Switzerland-Eastern Ore Mountains , according to, the age group of 15 to 34-year-olds is at the top with 1754.1 – and among 35 to 59-year-olds with a value of 1424.2. The incidence is particularly high among those over 80 in the Freyung-Grafenau district – at 789.1.

Corona in Germany: More than 3,000 Covid patients in intensive care

Update from November 15, 9.27 a.m .: In the intensive care units in Germany, 3,132 Covid-19 patients currently have to be treated. Of these, 1,599 are artificially ventilated. This can be seen from the data in the DIVI intensive care register (as of November 15, 9.45 a.m.). The forecast by DIVI director Christian Karagiannidis (see first report) has already come true.

Corona incidence over 300: world physician boss shoots against political “failure” – winter can be “bitter and deadly”

Update from November 15, 8:01 a.m .: World Doctors boss Montgomery raises serious allegations against the politics in the fight against the corona pandemic. You would have “failed in words and actions in many places,” said Frank Ulrich Montgomery of the Düsseldorf Rheinische Post . He said that anyone who apodictically said no compulsory vaccination and never again lockdown * did not understand the epidemiology of the virus.

“It is up to us that the winter does not become bitter and deadly”

World Medical Association chief Montgomery

Montgomery called for the pressure on the unvaccinated to be increased significantly. “Vaccination is compulsory wherever people have a guarantor position towards those who are being weaned, ie in old people’s homes, in hospitals or at school. If you don’t want that, you can’t work there. ”And:“ The winter is going to be cold, it’s up to us that it doesn’t get bitter and deadly too. ”

Frank Ulrich Montgomery


Frank Ulrich Montgomery calls for stricter corona measures in the fight against the fourth wave.

Corona: Incidence rises above 300 for the first time

Update from November 15, 6:18 a.m .: The 7-day incidence has cracked the 300 mark for the first time. The RKI reported an incidence of 303.0 for all of Germany on Monday morning (previous day: 289.0; previous month: 68.7).

Within one day, another 23,607 new corona infections and 43 further deaths were reported (previous week: 33 deaths). That comes from the data of the RKI-Covid-19 dashboard on Monday (November 15th).

Corona in Germany – The incidence in the federal states (as of November 15, 2021)

state 7-day incidence (as of November 15, 2021)
Baden-Wuerttemberg 386.0
Bavaria 525.7
Berlin 306.2
Brandenburg 376.1
Bremen 113.4
Hamburg 167.0
Hesse 184.9
Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania 176.4
Lower Saxony 132.8
North Rhine-Westphalia 167.0
Rhineland-Palatinate 167.6
Saarland 190.1
Saxony 754.3
Saxony-Anhalt 304.9
Schleswig-Holstein 98.4
Thuringia 543.2
Coronavirus in Deutschland - Covid-19-Dashboard des Robert Koch-Institut 15.11.2021


Corona in Germany: The increase in new infections continues. The values reach new records.

Lauterbach calls for tightening the corona – Merkel’s confidante no longer rules out tough steps

Update from November 14th, 7.45 p.m .: Chancellery Minister Helge Braun does not rule out school closings. That said the confidante of Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday in an interview with the world on Sunday . School closings do not have to be considered at the moment, but one would be well advised to “not exclude anything apodictically”, because “we must continue to respect the pandemic,” said Braun, who is now also officially aiming for the CDU chairmanship.

The Christian Democrats are also calling for concrete measures, such as an extension of the “epidemic situation of national scope” or a lockdown for the unvaccinated. The epidemic is actually supposed to end on November 25th. But the Prime Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia Hendrik Wüst, for example, is in favor of allowing the status to run until the middle of next year, as the picture reports. From Wüst’s point of view, this would give federal, state and local authorities more opportunities to “prevent worse things.”

Robert Habeck had suggested, however, to consider a lockdown for unvaccinated people *. “Contact restrictions are painful cuts, we all know that too well. In view of the dramatic situation, they may be necessary regionally for unvaccinated people ”, Habeck told the Funke media group .

Currently about 3,000 corona intensive care patients in Germany

Update from November 14, 5:14 p.m .: The number of corona intensive care patients in Germany is increasing: there are currently 3034 people suffering from Covid-19 in intensive care units. From Saturday to Sunday the number increased by 93. About half of them (1557) require invasive ventilation. This comes from the intensive care register of the German Interdisciplinary Association for Intensive and Emergency Medicine (Divi). The register shows a total of 21,843 intensive care beds in Germany. On Sunday, 19,160 of them were already occupied, so about every sixth patient in an intensive care unit is currently a corona patient.

The number of corona patients in intensive care units had reached its highest level to date in January of this year at 5762. However, during the pandemic, thousands of nurses quit their jobs due to the extreme stress *, so that there are currently fewer nursing staff available than at the beginning of the Corona crisis.

Corona in Germany: Saxony receives 4.5 million FFP2 masks

Update from November 14, 2:22 p.m .: Saxony receives 4.5 million FFP2 masks and one million quick tests free of charge from the federal government for a short time. The masks from the federal stocks came from German production and would be made available for the regions in the Free State particularly affected by Corona, the Federal Ministry of Health told the Sächsische Zeitung on Monday.

Accordingly, the Saxon state government had asked the federal government for support. “It shows that it was good to build up reserves of protective and test material over the summer. That helps now, “said the executive Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn (CDU) of the newspaper.

Regardless of this, the federal government is currently again delivering protective masks free of charge to all nursing homes in Germany. According to Saxony’s Prime Minister Michael Kretschmer (CDU *), the fourth corona wave will last until Easter and bring a record number of deaths *.

Corona crisis: Lauterbach calls for the 3G rule in long-distance rail traffic

Update from November 14th, 11.48 a.m .: “In this corona situation it is irresponsible that unvaccinated and untested people sit close to other passengers for hours in long-distance traffic”: Karl Lauterbach has because of the current corona numbers (see first report) Stricter rules in long-distance rail traffic are required.

The SPD health expert explained his concern to Bild am Sonntag (BamS) with the fact that without a 3G rule (access only for vaccinated, convalescent and tested) on these trains, 50 percent of the seats would have to remain free. This is hardly reasonable for vaccinated people, especially during the Christmas season.

SPD-Gesundheitsexperte Karl Lauterbach sitzt im November 2021 im Bundestags-Plenum zur Infektionsschutzgesetz-Debatte auf seinem Platz und hält einen Mundnasenschutz in der Hand.


“3G” or only half occupancy in long-distance trains: Karl Lauterbach calls for stricter rules due to Corona.

Germany: Over five million corona infections detected – incidence 289.0

First report from November 14th : Berlin – Germany has exceeded the five million mark: The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) reported 33,498 new corona infections within 24 hours on Sunday morning – there have been 5,021 in this country since the pandemic began. 469 cases. Their actual number is likely to be significantly higher, as many infections are not recognized.

55 new deaths from or with Covid-19 were also added on Saturday. The total number of recorded deaths related to the pathogen is now 97,672. The nationwide 7-day incidence is currently 289.0 (previous day: 277.4). On Monday (November 8th) the value had exceeded the threshold of 200.

Current corona numbers for Germany: “This wave will cause more deaths”

Politicians and medical representatives are convinced that Germany is facing extremely tough weeks in the corona pandemic. “This fourth wave will require more victims, including more fatalities, than anything we have known so far,” said Kretschmer in Bild am Sonntag (BamS) quoted. At the same time, he prepared people for the fact that the tense situation will continue for months. “We know from last year that we have to hold out until Easter. This wave will not be over before then. “

“The situation in Germany is extremely dramatic,” warned Greens boss Robert Habeck. “The wave that we have in front of us will overshadow all previous waves,” said Saxony’s Prime Minister Michael Kretschmer (CDU).

Divi leader on the Corona situation in Germany: “We are really running out of time”

DIVI director Christian Karagiannidis, tweeted on Saturday evening: “The limited operability of the intensive care units and the lack of staff have reached an all-time high. The employees are working hard to do what they can, but they are increasingly at the limit. ”In the rbb evening show, he warned:“ We are really running out of time at the moment. ”

Karagiannidis expects that the threshold of 3,000 Covid patients in intensive care units will be reached in the next two to three days. On Saturday, the DIVI reported 2,941 Covid patients who need intensive medical treatment. The number rose by around 1,000 within two weeks. Regional differences are more pronounced than in previous waves of infection. “Above all, Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg, Saxony and Thuringia are causing me great worries,” said the intensive care doctor.

Zahlreiche Passanten sind im November 2021 in der Fußgängerzone in der Frankfurter Innenstadt unterwegs.


DIVI head Karagiannidis expects more than 3000 Covid patients in German intensive care units by mid-November 2021.

Corona crisis: “We are threatened with a real exodus in care”

Karagiannidis also pointed out that the number of nurses had decreased substantially during the pandemic. Verdi board member Sylvia Bühler told the BamS : “We are threatened with a real exodus in care.”

According to Spiegel, the Bundeswehr wants to mobilize 12,000 soldiers by Christmas to support overburdened clinics and health departments. Uniformed helpers should also be available for booster vaccinations and rapid tests in front of nursing homes and hospitals. (AFP / dpa / frs) * is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA

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