Corona news: children more often victims of violence in the pandemic NDR.de – News

Status: 05/11/2022 11:46

In the live ticker, NDR.de will also inform you today – Wednesday 11 May 2022 – about the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic for Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Hamburg.

The essentials in brief:

  • MHH: Children are more likely to fall victim to violence during the pandemic
  • The number of Chlorine dioxide poisoning increased markedly
  • Confirmed new infections in the north: 13,896 inches Lower Saxony5,506 inches Schleswig Holstein and 1,212 in Hamburg,
  • RKI: 97,010 new infections nationwide – incidence of 507.1

Tables and graphics: How the vaccination campaign in the north works
Map: New infections in the northern German counties


11:46

New Omicron variants: BA.4 and BA.5 probably no more dangerous

The number of corona cases in this country had hardly decreased in the spring, when worrying news came again from South Africa: With BA.4 and BA.5, two new Omicron variants are causing an increasing number of corona infections. Experts keep an eye on each new corona variant, but are quite relaxed in terms of BA.4 and BA.5.

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10:42

Out of the Corona crisis: TUI on the road to profitability

The travel group TUI from Hanover expects to be in black in 2022 after two Corona years. The group is currently experiencing high demand for holiday travel. Capacity will almost reach pre-crisis levels in 2019, TUI chief Joussen said on Wednesday. The Board of Directors assumes that additional corona loans will soon be repaid to State Bank KfW and that the Federal Government’s participation in the company will be reduced. The state had to protect the company from Hanover with 4.3 billion euros in financial support in the pandemic crisis.


09:56

Children are more likely to fall victim to violence during the pandemic

The forensic child protection ambulance from MHH in Hanover reports an increased number of cases of violence. “We have received an increased request for diagnostic support since the pandemic began,” a spokeswoman for the facility said. According to the spokeswoman, since 2020, paediatricians have provided forensic advice in more than 500 cases and examined 142 children in the child protection clinic. Online and telephone consultations have increased, they say. Today, Lower Saxony’s Minister for Social Affairs and Health Daniela Behrens (SPD) is visiting the forensic facility at the university.


8:38 p.m.

Corona aid in Hamburg: anger over interest rate practice

Corona aid money from which Hamburg charges interest and fees. Solo self-employed who must repay at least part of the aid received: There was anger and criticism in the economic committee of the citizenship.

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06:20

The number of chlorine dioxide poisonings increased markedly

According to the Poison Information Center North (GIZn) in Göttingen, the number of emergency calls for chlorine dioxide poisoning has risen sharply since the beginning of the corona pandemic: from seven emergency calls in 2019 to 50 in 2021. This year, 24 emergency calls have already been received in connection with chlorine dioxide. notified the head office at the request of the NDR. Poison Information Center North registers emergency calls to Lower Saxony, Bremen, Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein.

Chlorine dioxide solution, abbreviated CDL, is repeatedly touted as a “miracle cure” for various diseases such as cancer and corona. Toxicologists like Bernd Mühlbauer from Bremen warn against taking it: “Chlorine dioxide is a toxic substance. It can dissolve mucous membranes. Therefore, it has no place in or on the body.”

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06:15

Lower Saxony: More than 13,000 new infections

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) reported 13,896 new infections in Lower Saxony this morning. The seven-day incidence, ie the number of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants within a week, is now 708.1 – after 731.5 the day before.


06:05

RKI: Nationwide prevalence is currently 507.1

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) has given the nationwide seven-day incidence in the morning of 507.1. The day before, the value was 522.7. However, the occurrence does not give a complete picture of the infection situation. Experts have for some time assumed that there will be a large number of cases that are not registered by RKI – due to overworked health authorities, and because not all infected people get a PCR test done. Only these count in the statistics. The health authorities in Germany have recently reported 97,010 new corona infections to RKI within a day.


06:00

Hamburg: seven-day incidence drops to 443.0

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) recently registered 1,212 new corona infections in Hamburg. The seven-day incidence is currently 443.0 – after 505.1 the day before.

Because Hamburg’s social authority stopped publishing corona data on a daily basis in early May, NDR now publishes the current figures from RKI in the corona ticker every day. The Hanseatic City Health Authority only provides an update on the seven-day incidence and hospital utilization once a week – on Tuesdays. These data and values ​​may differ from RKI’s.


05:55

Schleswig-Holstein: 5,506 new infections reported

The seven-day incidence of new corona infections per 100,000 inhabitants in Schleswig-Holstein is now 751.3 and thus slightly lower than the day before (763.6). 5,506 new infections were reported within one day. Yesterday there were 5,432 new infections.


05:55

Newsletter Mail: News to the Nordics

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5:50

Start on live ticker for the Corona situation on Wednesday

Good morning from the NDR.de editorial staff! With our live ticker, we will inform you today – Wednesday, May 11, 2022 – about the effects of the corona pandemic in northern Germany. Here you will find all the important news as well as content from NDR’s radio and TV programs. You can see yesterday’s events in Read Tuesday’s blog.

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