Jump To Top


Number of Newly-Infected in Germany is falling – more than 200,000 Deaths worldwide

The Coronavirus pandemic, the world will continue to be in respiratory: Significantly more than two million people worldwide are already infected with the Virus 152.366 of them in Germany. All the News on the Corona-crisis and the fight against the spread of the Virus, you can find in the News Ticker of FOCUS Online.

  • The countries-Overview of the Live card to the Virus outbreak and the Covid-19 Radar facts and Figures

Number of Corona New infections is dropping in Germany, the world now more than 200,000 Dead

Top news (19.51 PM): The number of confirmed Corona-Infected in Germany within the past 24 hours to 1784 now 154.150 people increased. The daily reported Figures from the health offices of the 16 Federal States. 5.454 people have since died from the effects of lung disease – 180 more than the previous day. Both values decrease slightly.

The reproduction number is according to the Robert Koch-Institute unerändert 0.9 – that is, an infected Person is infectious in the statistical average less than one other Person.

Note: Due to a technical error, Hesse reports Figures on Saturday, no new Corona.

Worldwide, more than 200,000 people since Saturday in Sars-Cov-2 died – more than 2.8 million Infected. Most of the fatalities are with over 50,000 in the United States.


Reading recommendation: 1000 people crowd in Berlin Corona-Demo – police attacks

Lung specialist reports of abnormalities in Coronavirus patients

Top news (15.14 PM): According to the pulmonary specialist Thomas Voshaar, chief doctor at the hospital Bethanien Moers, as well as President of the Association of pneumological clinics (VPK), is the true Corona-risk group, a other than first believed. The news portal "watson" he said: “We have observed that the at-risk groups that could be affected by a disease at Covid-19 at the most, put together differently, as at the beginning of the pandemic meant. So, we have found that patients with Diabetes or hypertension, i.e. high blood pressure, regardless of the age most likely to experience a severe course of the disease.“

Most of the dead did not die after infection with Sars-CoV-2 to pneumonia, however, a disturbance of the microcirculation of the lung was in many visible. “This is a disorder of blood circulation in the lungs in which the smallest blood vessels are affected. Then, the process of oxygen exchange do not or no longer works fully,“ said the doctor. dpa/Sven Hoppe/dpa/picture Icon , A researcher prepares samples of people with Covid-19 suspicion for further analysis.

The doctor reported other abnormalities at the Corona-patients: “A part of the Covid-19-patients had embolism. These are blood clots that, if they dissolve, like a Torpedo shooting to the lungs. Then plug the arteries of the lungs.“ Voshaar and his Team have for all Corona-Ill in addition, the CTs carried out. They found: “In Covid-19 are almost ignited both of his lungs, in a classical inflammation of the lungs, usually only one. Otherwise, the lungs recordings of our patients show patterns of a wide range of Inflammatory. There is no uniformity.“

Further, the physician of strange symptoms, which were found to be Diseased reported: “One of our employees who had been infected outside the hospital with the Coronavirus, reported to us that he could not smell for a short time before the onset of the Disease in the shower suddenly be a shower gel. (…) Another employee, who is abroad, could not play for three weeks, the guitar because he had lost the feeling in the fingers.“

Voshaar advises not to investigate the case of Corona patient, therefore, only the lungs: “Finally, even patients Covid-19 have died without her lung was attacked or shortly after discharge from the hospital, when the lungs seemed to be already healed.”

Here you will find the currently reported Figures by the health ministries of the countries.

  • Baden-Württemberg: 30.739 (1237 Deaths)
  • Bavaria: 40.951 (1584 Deaths)
  • Berlin: 5607 (113 Deaths)
  • Brandenburg: 2738 (125 Deaths)
  • Bremen: 740 (27 Deaths)
  • Hamburg: 4589 (139 Deaths)
  • Hesse: 7796 (301 Deaths)
  • Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: 671 (16 Deaths)
  • Lower Saxony: 9849 (390 Deaths)
  • North Rhine-Westphalia: 31.460 (1084 Deaths)
  • Rhineland-Palatinate: 5831 (146 Deaths)
  • Saarland: 2496 (122 Deaths)
  • Saxony: 4507 (147 Deaths)
  • Saxony-Anhalt: 1500 (37 Deaths)
  • Schleswig-Holstein: 2612 (95 Deaths)
  • Thuringia: 2064 (71 Deaths)

Total: State 25.04., 19.39 PM, 154.150 (5634 Deaths)

Stand from the day before: the state 24.04., 19.59 PM, 152.366 (5454 Deaths)

Source to be Infected – and death-figures: country health and social ministries.

The number of Healed, according to the Robert Koch Institute in Germany, at around 109.800

Currently, the RKI reported reproduction number: of 0.9 (as of 25.04.)

Funny glitch at Live Unlock: Merkel shows that she is like millions of Germans

All further messages to the Coronavirus in the News Ticker:

  • So much you have to pay now in your state, if you do not wear mask
  • Team Drosten finds out: pre-existing condition could lead to Corona-immunity
  • Heroes in the crisis: #corona care – a action by FOCUS Online and Burda forward
  • Download the song "Victoriam" now down here!

Green require a 250 Euro shopping voucher: trade support

19.22 PM: in support of the retail trade in the Corona-crisis demand a Green politician, a "Buying-on-the-spot Gutschein" for each citizen in the amount of 250 euros. The voucher should only in stationary trade, for inpatient services or in the catering trade can be redeemed, is resulting from a on Saturday presented the position paper of the Green Bundestag deputies. Previously, the “mirror had reported” about it. The voucher should only can in stores redeemed will be affected by the Shutdown – not in the food trade and drugstores.

As soon as the health of the political situation allow it, to be a targeted Instrument is needed to meet the demand in the local trade, it says in the paper. It is in-chief Anton Hofreiter, as well as the members of Katharina Dröge, Oliver Krischer, Claudia Müller, and Daniela Wagner comes from the Group. The voucher should be valid for one year and not in Online trading may be used.

Corona-crisis: In Spain, an important Trend is the

17.44 PM: From the hard of the Corona-crisis measures taken by Spain were there on Saturday again, full of hope, evidence of a further weakening of the pandemic. The second day in a row, more of the lung disease etiologies were registered as new with the Sars-CoV-2-Virus-Infected, such as the Ministry of health announced.

In the past 24 hours more than 3500 Covid-19 were patients considered cured and discharged, while the number of new Corona cases have been just under 3000. In the same period, 378 people had died in connection with the lung disease, the Ministry announced. At the peak of the pandemic in Spain in March, there were more than twice as many per day. Overall, the number of the Corona of the dead rose to almost 23,000, and the number of the Infected on more than 220,000, and the number of Recovering to more than 95,000.

In Spain since the age of 15. March a state of Emergency to combat the pandemic, the just for the third Time, up to and including 9. May has been extended. The limitations of public life and personal freedom are much more than in Germany, for example. Adults are allowed only to the supermarket, to the pharmacy or to work out of the house and to go with the dog. Outdoor sports is prohibited. Eduardo Parra/Europa Press/Reuters Madrid: a view of the ice rink in Madrid, where a makeshift morgue has been set up.


Around 1000 people gather in front of Berlin’s Volksbühne

17.30 PM: About 1,000 people on Saturday in Berlin against the Corona of limitations demonstrates, at times close to each other standing. Many of them stood in front of the shut-off bars, which had set the police around the Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, because such rallies are currently not allowed and the police wanted to prevent, that the place is too full.

The police demanded that the participants multiple times over a loudspeaker to leave the place. Single people were arrested. Gradually, the crowd dispersed in the afternoon.

The protesters belong to various political currents. Among them are some well-known right-wing populists, AfD politicians and conspiracy theorists were. Some people were sitting meditating on the floor. The majority but not clearly defined groups.

The police was with nearly 200 personnel in the use of. On the last four Saturdays had gathered protesters. Jörg Carstensen/dpa

British Corona-dead number does not exceed 20.000

16.34 PM: In Britain’s hospitals are now more than 20,000 with the Coronavirus infected people have died. As the health authorities have informed on Saturday in London, were counted within 24 hours 813 further deaths in the context of the Virus-induced lung disease Covid-19. Thus, the UK recorded officially now 20.319 Corona-Dead.

The British government had recently said that the epidemic had reached in the UK at its peak. However, the Numbers from Saturday are again higher than those from the previous day, as 684 deaths were counted. Alberto Pezzali/AP/dpa

Families are in breach of quarantine: Coronavirus-Tests in 117 apartments

15.18 PM: Because two families in a high-rise building in North Rhine-Westphalia, in spite of Corona infections of their quarantine leave, now all of the 450 residents of the 117 homes be tested. A spokesman for the Rhein-Kreis Neuss confirmed that the complex in Grevenbroich will be fenced on Sunday and then approximately eight hours, the Tests are to be carried out. The "Rheinische Post" had previously reported.

According to the circular speaker, the members of the families – including both adults and children – more contact with neighbors. The Test of the other high-rise residents should first of all be voluntary. Who, however, do not test, will, as a precaution, need to stay in quarantine. Until the test results are after about two days there, should in any event remain all the residents in the building. The fences and the control of inputs and outputs remained until then, the circle of speakers.

The affected families were, according to "Rheinischer Post" meanwhile, the health Department placed somewhere else. There is also to ensure that the eight people remained in the quarantine.

WHO warns of immunity cards for Convalescent

14.14 PM: The world health organization (WHO) warns that the so-called immunity evidence for people to by-made Corona-infection. Some governments had suggested, Ex-Infected with Corona-antibodies in the blood is a kind of Covid-Pass issue, so you can, for example, earlier return to work. However, according to the WHO, the assumption is that antibodies in the blood immune against the Virus is not covered, sufficiently scientific: "There is currently no evidence that people recovering from Covid-19 and anti-body, in front of a second infection sind&quot protected;, told you.

There are various anti-body tests are available on the market. Their accuracy and reliability should be further examined, the WHO. High lack of Tests that could show if people were infected, no antibodies. In the case of people who were never infected with the new Virus and Sars-CoV-2, could be mistakenly antibodies detected. The sun is about the fact that Tests react possibly to one of the other corona viruses which are already known for a long time and, among other things, the common cold trigger.

The WHO support Tests that provide information about has produced what percentage of the population already has antibodies to the Virus Sars-CoV-2. "Most of these Tests are to determine not whether these people are against a second infection immune wären", the WHO writes. She warns people who have tested positive for the new Coronavirus, prior to the adoption, you were immune and could now ignore the measures that were imposed almost in all over the world, more contagious reduce payments.

"Such immunity, the risk would be certificates of the continued infectious erhöhen&quot payments therefore;, the WHO writes. dpa/Sebastian Gollnow/dpa/icon image A Doctor shows in a laboratory Test for the Coronavirus.

More on Coronavirus

Ministers were “striking”: Bartsch, makes jab at Söder and Laschet for laughs

FOCUS Online/Wochit Ministers were “striking”: Bartsch, makes jab at Söder and Laschet for laughs

Further messages to the Coronavirus you will find on the next page.


FOCUS Online provides you daily with the most important messages directly from the editors. Here you can subscribe to the Newsletter easily and free of charge.


You can also read on the topic of Coronavirus epidemic:

  • Corona-office hours: here you can Set your questions to Covid-19
  • Bundesliga-Comeback-Plan! The Federal government and the countries have yet to give the green light
  • Where is the summer-vacation could be this year is still possible – and where not to
  • News Ticker to the stock market quake
  • Output restriction or prohibition of Contact – the rules that apply and for how long
  • Overview – more and more Federal States, a lead mask is mandatory when you apply where
  • Schools in Germany, open gradually starting from the 20. April: Overview of the Federal States
  • #Corona care: risk patient Claudia struggled for 4 weeks against Corona – it has changed the Virus

    Despite output limitations: hundreds enjoy the sun on the beach of the Elbe river

    FOCUS Online/Wochit Despite output limitations: hundreds enjoy the sun on the beach of the Elbe river

  • Posted on April 25, 2020