COVID-19: Facing the Soaring Cases, Belgium Serre
© Benoit Doppagne / AFP The Belgian Prime Minister Alexander de Croo announces new measures to combat the pandemic of Covid-19 in Brussels, the November 17, 2021. corresponding to Brussels. No partial reconformation or immunization obligation for caregivers, but the return to old anti-COVID measures and a call for respect for barrier gestures. Belgium announced on Wednesday to contain the fourth wave of coronavirus.
© France 24 the staff of the Berliner Seilfabrik, a German SME against the new restrictions against CVIV-19.
Faced with a number of unpublished contaminations since the beginning of the Pandemic of Covid-19, Germany hardens its sanitary restrictions. While the 100,000 deathbar has been crossed, and in the hope of avoiding a new confinement, the authorities bet on the health care. It has become mandatory in companies since Wednesday. Nick Spicer and Anne Maillet went to meet the staff of a CVVID-19 SME.
Berliner Seilfabrik, SME Berlin specialized in the manufacture of ropeing games, has not been spared by the pandemic of Covid-19 : last year, two of its employees were Carried away by the virus, before the vaccination campaign begins.
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© Danny Kemp The Dutch police announced that they stopped nearly 20 people after another night of violence. AFP / Danny Kemp The tension does not fall back. The Dutch police announced this Sunday arrested 19 people after a second night of violent manifestations against the latest sanitary measures decided by the government.
The epidemic recovery recalls the 130 employees of the company with this painful memory. Also for their boss, David Köhler, the new restrictions are obvious: "We are now allowed to ask them for their health status. They can refuse to tell us whether they are vaccinated or not, but in this case they are required to present us a negative test daily. "
for the dozen non-vaccinated on the site, the equation is simple: without negative test, they can not work. But this lack of compromise reassures the other employees, such as Christian: "It's more about like that. It may not be very nice for those who are not vaccinated, and who must be tested every day. But we can not do anything otherwise to stem the pandemic. "
In transport as well
The "vaccinated, cured or tested" formula is now also that of transportation, where the sanitary pass is required since Wednesday.
and for cause: The number of contaminations in Germany has never been as high, as evidenced by long queues in screening centers.
Faced with the reluctance of part of the population to be vaccinated, the restrictions appear as the inevitable alternative for some Berliners, like Marielle: "You have to strengthen them, if not at a given moment, no one can go to work. If it continues, the economy will collapse. "
Strengthening restrictions could well continue: the return of general confinement is not excluded by the German health authorities.
Coronavirus: The incidence rate is stabilized in Germany .
health-coronavirus-Germany: coronavirus: the incidence rate is stabilized in Germany © Reuters / Michaela Rehle Coronavirus: The incidence rate stabilizes in Germany Berlin (Reuters) - The COVID-19 incidence rate of seven days has declined very slightly for the first time in three weeks in Germany, show the data published on Tuesday by the Robert-Koch Institute (IRB). It is now 452.2 contaminated over 100,000 during the past week, compared with 452.4 Monday, which is the first reflux since the