Source Title: 20 people infected with mutated new coronavirus in a hospital in Berlin, Germany
Novel coronavirus pneumonia has been diagnosed in over 2 million 130 thousand cases in the past 24 hours, and more than 50 thousand deaths have been reported.
On the 23rd local time, a hospital in Berlin, Germany, reported a cluster infection of mutated neocoronavirus. At present, the hospital has been completely isolated.
Report of 20 people infected with mutant new coronavirus in a Berlin hospital
According to German media reports, Humboldt hospital in Berlin reported on the 23rd that 20 people were infected with the mutated new coronavirus first found in the UK, involving 14 patients and 6 medical workers. At present, the hospital has been fully isolated, no longer receive patients. According to the person in charge of the hospital, it is not clear whether the mutant virus has spread to other hospitals or clinics.
On the same day, the governors of several federal states, such as Saxony and Thuringia, said that they did not advocate taking risks to relax epidemic prevention and control because they did not know the spread scale of the mutated new coronavirus.
The epidemic situation in southeastern Germany is serious, and there is a “vaccine shortage” frequently;
Most parts of Germany, especially the eastern part, are still seriously affected by the epidemic, and the southeastern states of Saxony, Thuringia and Saxony anhart are the hardest hit areas.
In terms of vaccination, following the delivery bottleneck of Pfizer vaccine, the British AstraZeneca vaccine also said that it could not be delivered in time in the first quarter.
The German Minister of health has also reluctantly admitted that the delivery of (new crown vaccine) is far less than expected. At present, there is a “vaccine shortage” in all parts of Germany. Brandenburg has cancelled thousands of vaccination appointments, and the vaccination center in North Wales is only open for half a day.
Novel coronavirus pneumonia DeRousse warned that the possibility of 100 thousand new cases of new crown pneumonia in Germany will not be excluded every day.
Affected by the New Year holidays and climatic factors, coupled with the spread of mutated new coronavirus, the epidemic situation in Europe is grim. The European Center for Disease Control and prevention has raised the health risk assessment related to the mutated virus to the level of & lt; very high & gt;, and warned that & lt; it is necessary to be prepared to rapidly and continuously upgrade more stringent response measures in the next few weeks, so as to maintain medical care capacity and speed up vaccination. ”