GÜTERSLOH / WARENDORF (dpa-AFX) – In the district of Gütersloh, the important number of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants within the past seven days, despite a downward trend, has remained well above the decisive mark of 50. This is based on the figures published by Robert Koch on Saturday Institute (RKI). The Gütersloh district is the only district in Germany above this brand.
According to the latest RKI data, there have been 164.2 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants in the Gütersloh district in the past seven days
– after previously 177.7 cases on Friday. The value on Tuesday was
according to the NRW Ministry of Health, 270.2. The background is the massive corona outbreak at the Tönnies meat plant in Rheda-Wiedenbrück.
In the neighboring district of Warendorf, the key indicator for combating the pandemic had already dropped below 50 on Friday with 47.9 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants in the past seven days. According to the data from Saturday, it now dropped to only 19.8 cases. Stricter restrictions apply in both circles.
After several federal states had already introduced restrictions for travelers from a corona hotspot such as the Gütersloh district, a federal-state agreement was reached on Friday evening.
According to the resolution, the federal states will take precautions in the particularly affected areas that “travelers from a district or a city with a cumulative count of more than 50 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants within the last 7 days will only be accommodated in an accommodation facility may or may not enter a country without a quarantine measure if they have a medical certificate in paper or digital form, which confirms that there is no evidence of an infection with the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus “./ vd / DP / e.g.