Corona-News: US health authority allows vaccinations for children from five – vaccination campaign can start this week

In In Baden-Württemberg, the corona warning level comes into force on Wednesday. the The number of Covid-19 patients in intensive care units exceeded 250 on Tuesday for the second working day in a row, as announced by a spokeswoman for the Ministry of Health in Stuttgart. This means that stricter rules will apply again in the future, especially for those who have not been vaccinated.

Health Minister Manne Lucha (Greens) announced on Tuesday that the first critical mark has been reached and the situation in the hospitals is tense. Lay there almost without exception non-vaccinated patients with a severe course, says Lucha. It is therefore clear that one must start with the restrictions with the non-vaccinated. “They are the drivers of the pandemic and put a strain on the health system,” said the Minister of Health.

For unvaccinated people, the warning level means again more extensive testing obligations as well as the return of contact restrictions. Those who have not been vaccinated or have recovered will in future have to show a PCR test for numerous leisure activities in closed rooms, for example in restaurants, cinemas or swimming pools. A quick test is then no longer sufficient. In addition, the stricter rules see one again Contact restriction to one household and five other people. Vaccinated and Genesis as well as people who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons are excluded. Children and young people up to the age of 17 are also not included.

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