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First federal state reaches corona overload level – sensitive contact restrictions for unvaccinated people follow

Too many hospital beds are occupied: As of Friday, a household in the state can only meet with one other person. This applies to the unvaccinated. The news ticker.

  • The nationwide incidence has been over 300 for days, and in Saxony even more than 700.
  • The hospital beds there are now overloaded due to corona patients.
  • The Free State is now introducing extensive contact restrictions for those who have not been vaccinated.
  • This news ticker on Corona * in Germany is updated regularly.

Berlin – Saxony currently has the highest incidence of the federal states with 742.2. Now the Free State has officially reached the corona overload level. This means that stricter rules and contact restrictions will apply from Friday.

From Friday onwards, members of a household may only meet with one other person. Vaccinated, convalescent or children up to the age of 16 do not count. In addition, the 2G model (vaccinated or recovered) then also applies in retail. Supermarkets, drug stores, pharmacies and other basic services are to be excluded.

Lowest vaccination rate: Saxony reaches corona overload level

As an overload level, 1300 beds occupied by corona patients are set in the normal wards of the hospitals in Saxony. If the value is reached on three days in a row, stricter regulations come into force on the day after the next. It was 1391 on Monday, 1524 on Tuesday, and 1520 on Wednesday (November 17).

From the congestion level onwards, “2G” also applies in all facilities that are obliged to use 3G access rules from an incidence of 35 or more. On Friday, the Saxon cabinet wants to pass the new Corona Protection Ordinance, which should apply from Monday to December 20. The quota of residents vaccinated against Corona is in Saxony at just under 58 percent, the lowest nationwide.

Federal and state consultations with Chancellor Merkel on November 18

A Prime Minister’s conference with the outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel * (CDU *) is scheduled for this Thursday (November 18). During the consultations on the pandemic, it should also be clarified how things will proceed with the hospitals and the subject of flat-rate fees. Booster vaccination will probably also be an important topic. * Merkur.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA

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