602 new positive Tests in Germany – 230 children in Europe affected by mysterious disease

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Corona-Pay in Germany: 174.301 Infected, 7912 deaths

19.50 PM: The number of Corona-Infected in Germany on Saturday to 174.301 increased. Of the 602 people more than the day before. The number of deaths increased to 7912. On Friday there were 7873 dead still 39 less.

The number of Healed people in Germany, according to the Robert Koch-Institute is 152.600. The reproduction number, the according to the RKI, is 0.88, slightly higher than on Friday, where she had amount to 0,80.

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

  • Baden-Württemberg: 33.912 (1649 Deaths)
  • Bavaria: 45.665 (2288 Deaths)
  • Berlin: 6443 (181 Deaths)
  • Brandenburg: 3197 (166 Deaths)
  • Bremen: 1167 (36 Deaths)
  • Hamburg: 5021 (208 Deaths)
  • Hesse: 9261 (432 Deaths)
  • Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: 750 (20 Deaths)
  • Lower Saxony: 11.147 (547 Deaths)
  • North Rhine-Westphalia: 36.134 (1502 Deaths)
  • Rhineland-Palatinate: 6445 (216 Deaths)
  • Saarland: 2666 (155 Deaths)
  • Saxony: 5110 (195 Deaths)
  • Saxony-Anhalt: 1676 (54 Deaths)
  • Schleswig-Holstein: 2997 (126 Deaths)
  • Thuringia: 2710 (137 Deaths)

Total: State 16.05., 19.43 PM, 174.301 (7912 Deaths)

The Day Before: The State 15.05., 19.12 PM, 173.699 (7873 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 152.600

Currently, the RKI reported reproduction number: 0,88 (as of 16.05.)

230 children in Europe according to the EU from a mysterious disease affected

18.18 PM: fever, abdominal pain and heart problems: Since the beginning of the year in Europe about 230 suspected cases of a rare inflammatory disease observed in children. The European centre for disease prevention and control (ECDC) said in Stockholm.

Still, it is unclear whether the Paediatric Inflammatory multi-system Syndrome (PIMS) with the Coronavirus in connection. A connection seem plausible, it said in a ECDC-notification on Friday. Partially affected children tested positive for the pathogen of Sars-CoV-2. But if it were a rare disease, "their potential connection to Covid-19, nor well understood wird&quot demonstrated;. In the United Kingdom and France, there had been a death case in connection with the syndrome. The risk of disease for children in the EU and the UK for both diseases, the ECDC.

The PIMS symptoms resemble the so-called Kawasaki syndrome, which leads to an Overreaction of the immune system that is thought to be caused by bacteria or viruses. The Coronavirus can cause such an Overreaction, is to adults already known.

Doctors from a hospital in Bergamo, Italy, recently had cases of children between the age of 18. February and the 20. April, such a disease characteristics showed, with Kawasaki cases in the Region in the five years prior to the beginning of the pandemic compared. Overall, there were therefore between February 2015 and mid-February of this year, 19 cases of Kawasaki syndrome. In the two months since then, 10 children with Kawasaki-like symptoms were treated, what would correspond to the study’s authors, according to a 30-fold increase. However, the physician noted that it was difficult to draw on the basis of such low Numbers of valid conclusions.

The Berlin-based virologist Christian Drosten made recently in the NDR Podcast it clear that he sees no reason to alarmism. It was a rare phenomenon, to discuss the international Pediatrics now start. Drosten also referred to the good treatability.

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