NRW state government extends restrictions in Gütersloh

NAfter the Corona outbreak at the meat processor Tönnies, public life in the Gütersloh district remains restricted for another week until July 7th. For the neighboring district of Warendorf, on the other hand, restrictions expire at midnight on Wednesday, as NRW Prime Minister Armin Laschet (CDU) said in Düsseldorf on Monday.

The Robert Koch Institute published new figures on the so-called seven-day incidence on Monday night. The number of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants in the district of Gütersloh has been well above the 50 mark within the past seven days. Accordingly, the downward trend continued after very high values ​​due to the corona outbreak at meat processor Tönnies. According to the latest RKI data, there have been 112.6 such cases in the Gütersloh district within the past seven days after 132.9 on Sunday and 164.2 on Saturday. On Tuesday, this had been 270.2.

According to the RKI figures, the Gütersloh district remains the only district in Germany above the important mark of 50 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants within the past seven days. The background is the massive outbreak of the corona virus at the Tönnies meat plant in Rheda-Wiedenbrück in the district. The regional lockdown, which has been in effect since Wednesday, was previously limited to June 30.

Laschet: “The results make us confident”

In the Warendorf district, which also has many Tönnies employees, the key indicator for combating the pandemic had dropped below the important 50 mark in the past seven days at 47.9 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants in the past seven days. According to data from Monday, the value is currently 22.0 cases.

According to Laschet, after the Corona outbreak at Tönnies, the virus has hardly spread to the rest of the population, according to the state government of North Rhine-Westphalia. If one extracts the Tönnies employees, the key indicator of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants in the Gütersloh district has been 22.5 within the past seven days. In the neighboring district of Warendorf it was 5.4 – also excluding the Tönnies employees. “The results are encouraging,” said the Prime Minister.

As the state government further announced, the current regulations of the Corona Protection Ordinance in NRW will be extended by a further two weeks until at least July 15, 2020. This includes, among other things, the mask requirement for certain areas.

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Bavaria announces Corona-Tests for everyone

In Bayern should be able to let everyone on the Coronavirus test – regardless of whether he has symptoms. The Tests should be extended to “solid,” as health Minister Melanie Huml (CSU), said on Sunday in Munich. They announced a “Corona-Test campaign”: “All the citizens of Bavaria is offered, therefore, timely, to be a established doctor even without symptoms test.”

Generally speaking, In the fight against the Virus Tests are now in Germany, even in the absence of acute signs of disease on a broad Front possible, especially in sensitive areas such as hospitals, nursing homes, schools, and daycare centers. Federal Minister of health, Jens Spahn (CDU) had announced just three weeks ago, a regulation, a number of additional test facilities on a cash cost sets. Until then, there were Tests on a cash cost in the rule, only in the case of suspected Infection – so if you had symptoms such as fever, cough, sore throat, or a smell – and taste disorders.

Bavaria is the first state, which provides for, in the future, Tests for everyone. “A cornerstone of our Bavarian test concept is that all the people who want to be tested for an infection to SARS-CoV-2, to obtain certainty about whether or not you have been infected” said Huml. Who bears the cost, remained open in the first place.

After the massive Coronavirus outbreak in the meat Tönnies in the district of Gütersloh, the number of Infected has increased in the rest of the population there is “noticeably”. As the circle announced on Saturday evening, have been tested in the past seven days, through Friday, 75 people positive for the Virus, which have no relation to the company. The were 28 more than the previous week. The reason for the rise, especially the expansion of Tests, many of the Infected but showed no symptoms, the authority said.

The focus of the Tests at slaughterhouses

After the incident at Tönnies, should also be in Bavaria, the focus of the Tests at slaughterhouses and meat processing plants. The goal is “larger outbreak occurred in Gütersloh prevent,” said the health Minister. In 33 addition, the selected meat, the employees should be tested and operated in Bavaria in a row. “We want to find out whether the high physical workload and physical work in adverse climate, present conditions, and possible other risk factors for coronavirus infection,” said Huml.

In the first comprehensive Corona-Series tests of the employees, 51 battle in Bavaria a total of 110 people were stations to the Ministry of information is positive to SARS-CoV-2 have been tested.

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The Frankfurt train station neighbourhood: aid and Repression

Uto fix m the abuses in the Frankfurt station district, the view of health head of Department Stefan Majer (Green) is a Combination of drugs and repressive measures. The Situation in the district is tense and has deteriorated, so it is rated for both Majer and regulatory Affairs, Markus Frank (CDU). Garbage, pollution, open drug use and trafficking, as well as part of the aggressive behavior of homeless people and drug addicts were also a result of the Corona-crisis. “In the station district, much less people in the last few weeks, due to the action rules for the containment of Coronavirus, which are not dependent to the circles of drug dealers, drugs, or homeless,” said Frank at the request of the F. A. Z.. in Front of Corona there had been a corrective of local residents, tourists and business people, had now ceased to exist. “The misery in this quarter occurs in the last few weeks, very much stronger than otherwise in appearance.”

Catherine Iskandar

Head of Majer, which is also the drug responsible, the similar. “For the drug addicts, who permanently reside in the station district, this is the place for you, your home, the security that you and you’re holding on to just out of fear of the pandemic. During the lock downs new open spaces in the railway station district opened, which are used by different groups now.“ In addition, since printing rooms and meeting places had to reduce their offer, instead of a more open consumer. “As a Department head, I support you therefore enforce specifically the city and state police, if the for all the citizens of applicable rules in the public space. In the Frankfurt drug policy assistance and Repression must work together,“ said Majer, the F. A. Z..

The “Frankfurt way” to hold

Now is controlled in the station district, according to Frank-intensive. The city is a set for the quarter-highlighted the head of the Department. He sees a solution for the problems in the Department of cross-work through the coordinator of the helping as an interface between the various Offices and authorities, “for example, if an advertising pillar must be added, which has proved to be popular as a drug depot,” as Frank said. In addition, the streets would be cleaned on a regular basis, from the budget there is funding. Also lighting and video surveillance would steadily improved. Furthermore, the city of Munich and Zurich, for advice in order to gather impetus for dealing with the drug addicts.

The “Frankfurt way” had not failed, because both Department heads are in agreement. Frankfurt has succeeded to reduce contrary to the Trend in almost all other cities, the number of drug – related deaths to the level of the mid – nineties, with up to 150 dead in the year to 20 to 30 Dead. This way you will go further, said Majer: “We will expand the low-threshold Substitution close to the station.” Also the heroin-assisted treatment should be expanded. To isolate the drug addicts in a consumer area, however, is inhumane.

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Usedom sends back 14 people from Corona-risk area

Auf the holiday island of Usedom are invited on Monday, 14 people from Corona-risk areas, in advance to leave. You need to Pomerania immediately to your local health Department to report, said Achim Froitzheim, a spokesperson for the circle of Greifswald, the German press Agency on Tuesday. When paying the tourist tax, the Problem had become noticeable.

On Monday, a couple from Gütersloh was asked to leave the island prematurely. In the North Rhine-Westphalian district of Gütersloh, there was a massive Corona outbreak in a meat factory, the company Tönnies. If the returned holidaymakers all come from Gütersloh, Germany, said the speaker first.

According to Froitzheim was assumed that a high number of unreported cases. The 14 cases represented only the Monday. “This is a concern for Western Pomerania, the whole holiday region of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Of course, we are reluctant to send tourists, but it is our task to take the reins in the Hand.“

Froitzheim referred Vorpommern to the applicable regulation of the country of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Accordingly, persons are not permitted to enter or remain, if you come from a County or a city, where in the past seven days prior to entry, the number of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants is higher than 50.

According to the country regulation, but also guests from at-risk regions in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania holiday. For this you need to submit a medical certificate, which confirmed that “there are no indications for the Presence of infection with the Coronavirus Sars-CoV-2.”

NRW Minister Armin Laschet (CDU), warned on Tuesday in Düsseldorf in front of it, to the people from the district of Gütersloh under “blanket suspicion”. One should not stigmatize the residents of the circle””. At the same time he announced that the public life in the district of Gütersloh with a Lockdown is being massively restricted massively.

The statements from Laschet on the topic of holiday remained inaccurate. On the one hand, the CDU-politician said on a question, whether the inhabitants of the circle Gütersloh could go on holiday, this is possible. The Lockdown means no travel ban, he said, with a view to the school holidays, which start this Saturday in NRW. At the same time, “not appealed” Laschet, but to the inhabitants to leave the circle. “This will also be controlled.” How it fits together, might explain the NRW health Minister Karl-Josef Laumann (CDU) on Tuesday at 15.30. Then he makes a Statement to other measures taken by the state government in the Corona of a pandemic.

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After the riots: Seehofer’s visit to Stuttgart planned

Bundesinnenminister Horst Seehofer (CSU) wants to make after the riots in Stuttgart in front of a picture of the situation. This is the baden-württemberg Ministry of the interior announced on Monday. Interior Minister Thomas Strobl (CDU), will meet Seehofer, 12 PM, to a meeting in his office. 13 at a forward location in the city centre was planned.

The riots on Saturday night were involved according to police, 400 to 500 people. At least 19 police officers were injured. 24 people were taken into custody.

Strobl insured, with the utmost determination against the rioters to proceed. “We will continue to pursue with everything that the state makes available to the rioters and hold them to account,” he said on Sunday evening in the ARD”Tagesthemen”. The quality of this violence is not new. Strobl pointed out that there is little evidence of a political Motivation. This came from the “party scene”, sure drugs and alcohol were in the game. In the baden-württemberg state capital had rioted on the night of Sunday, hundreds of people and police officers attacked. Emergency workers were pelted with bottles and stones, many shops looted.

“Social And Stimulating Climate”

The domestic policy spokesman of the Union faction in the Bundestag, Mathias Middelberg (CDU), called for a thorough investigation into the riots. “The Emergence of right-free areas, but we must not allow,” said Middelberg of the “world”. The violence would have to be solved outbreaks “wholeheartedly, and the perpetrators punished”. It was true that “we have tightened up the penalties for attacks on police officers just”.

The former Greens co-chair Cem Özdemir warned of a coarsening of the society. “We have to do it in total, with a coarsening of manners, the use of violence,” said Ozdemir in the RTL show “Good Morning Germany”.

There had to be a preoccupation with the question, “how does it happen that young people, in particular with a background of migration, to slip away to the part of us,” said Özdemir. He called at the same time, tough action against the rioters: “This must be punished with the full force of the law.”

The trade Union of police (GdP) is calling on the government to stand behind the police. “We must realize that we are in a social and stimulating climate”, said the Vice-GdP-Chairman Jörg Radek RTL. The policy must strengthen the police now, “the back and not in the back fall”.

Meanwhile, Horst Seehofer, reaps strong criticism after he announced a controversial newspaper column about the police and a criminal complaint. The national Director of the Green Michael Kellner, wrote on Twitter: “This is an attack on the freedom of the press, regardless of whether one finds the opinion, post is good or bad.”

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Corona outbreak in Tönnies: Lockdown for the district of Gütersloh?

NOh the Corona mass outbreak in a North Rhine-Westphalian meat of the gütersloh district administrator Sven-Georg Adenauer (CDU) wants to avoid a Shutdown of public life in the Westphalian circle. “A Lockdown for the whole of the district of Gütersloh would be unbearable, and I would like to avoid for as long as it goes,” said Adenauer, on Thursday in the ZDF-“morning magazine”. “We know exactly where the Virus resides,” added Adenauer.

Because without the Corona-cases of the Tönnies meat group, “we would have been in the district of Gütersloh no Problem at all,” said the CDU politician on. “That’s why I’m not going to choose me, for the whole of the district of Gütersloh is a Lockdown declare.”

Until Wednesday, 657 employees of the group were tested positive for the Coronavirus. All 6800 employees should be quarantined and tested. The district of Gütersloh in all the schools and day care centers up to the summer holidays, the circular also ordered the closure of the slaughterhouse.

Meanwhile, in North Rhine-Westphalia health Minister Karl-Josef Laumann (CDU), called for a faster elimination of the contracts for work in the meat industry. “In the first session, weeks after the summer break, we need this legal basis,” said Laumann in the Germany radio.

Stricter employment protection rules for the meat industry

The Federal government had in may, stricter employment protection rules for the meat industry decided. Contracts for work, so the employment of labour through subcontractors, shall be prohibited according to the decision template, starting in January. Thereafter, only employees of the own company of animals to slaughter and disassemble.

The contracts for work in the industry fell into disrepute because Employees of subcontractors wages are often too Low and with excessive working hours can be used. Laumann said he would have liked, the German Bundestag adopted the law before the summer break. “This shift from work contracts to permanent staff need a bit of time,” he said.

He called for rapid Changes in the German labour law. “We also need to have a General contractor’s liability for the conditions of life of these people, if you, for example, live in Collective settlements,” he said on Thursday morning at WDR2, with a view to foreign workers who are employed in Subfirmen. The slaughter industry no longer have the habit of a classification on the work contracts, where you simply had to say, “that the owners of slaughterhouses feel responsible for large parts of the workforce”.

“I think we really need now is a clear restrictive law revision. And it has to come basically to the fact that the who owns a slaughterhouse, also has a liability for the contract workers, for the foreign workers, we must as a matter of urgency in this industry – to say ‘ Yes ‘ quite clear – need“ said Laumann. NRW will pursue this with vigour.

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Minister calls for General contractor liability for meat industry

NOh the Corona mass outbreak in a North Rhine-Westphalian meat of the gütersloh district administrator Sven-Georg Adenauer (CDU) wants to avoid a Shutdown of public life in the Westphalian circle. “A Lockdown for the whole of the district of Gütersloh would be unbearable, and I would like to avoid for as long as it goes,” said Adenauer, on Thursday in the ZDF-“morning magazine”. “We know exactly where the Virus resides,” added Adenauer.

Because without the Corona-cases of the Tönnies meat group, “we would have been in the district of Gütersloh no Problem at all,” said the CDU politician on. “That’s why I’m not going to choose me, for the whole of the district of Gütersloh is a Lockdown declare.”

Until Wednesday, 657 employees of the group were tested positive for the Coronavirus. All 6800 employees should be quarantined and tested. The district of Gütersloh in all the schools and day care centers up to the summer holidays, the circular also ordered the closure of the slaughterhouse.

Meanwhile, in North Rhine-Westphalia health Minister Karl-Josef Laumann (CDU), called for a faster elimination of the contracts for work in the meat industry. “In the first session, weeks after the summer break, we need this legal basis,” said Laumann in the Germany radio.

Stricter employment protection rules for the meat industry

The Federal government had in may, stricter employment protection rules for the meat industry decided. Contracts for work, so the employment of labour through subcontractors, shall be prohibited according to the decision template, starting in January. Thereafter, only employees of the own company of animals to slaughter and disassemble.

The contracts for work in the industry fell into disrepute because Employees of subcontractors wages are often too Low and with excessive working hours can be used. Laumann said he would have liked, the German Bundestag adopted the law before the summer break. “This shift from work contracts to permanent staff need a bit of time,” he said.

He called for rapid Changes in the German labour law. “We also need to have a General contractor’s liability for the conditions of life of these people, if you, for example, live in Collective settlements,” he said on Thursday morning at WDR2, with a view to foreign workers who are employed in Subfirmen. The slaughter industry no longer have the habit of a classification on the work contracts, where you simply had to say, “that the owners of slaughterhouses feel responsible for large parts of the workforce”.

“I think we really need now is a clear restrictive law revision. And it has to come basically to the fact that the who owns a slaughterhouse, also has a liability for the contract workers, for the foreign workers, we must as a matter of urgency in this industry – to say ‘ Yes ‘ quite clear – need“ said Laumann. NRW will pursue this with vigour.

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Clear Signal to the family of Walter Lübcke

Vor the higher regional court in Frankfurt has started in the Morning under a large crowd of press and audience of the process to the murder of the Kassel government President Walter Lübcke. Since the evening hours of the previous day’s journalists were in the queue before the higher regional court in order to get a place in the hall. Also many members of the audience lined up since early Morning in the rain, many still wait in the hope of a place, although the 18 seats are already occupied.

The family of the alleged of the right-wing extremists, Stephan E., and Markus, H. murdered, the CDU-politician Lübcke takes part as a co-plaintiff in the process. The wife and the two sons Lübckes are in the courtroom. Your lawyer Holger Matt and spokesman Dirk Metz appeared before the trial with the words in front of the press, it was not an easy decision for the family, the Federal government join the bar as a co-plaintiff and to the process.

“We are prepared for anything”

However, you have finally decided to send “a clear Signal of commitment to the father and man and his values”. This is a commitment to the rule of law, for the Walter Lübcke his life had occurred. In addition, the family wanted to raise a sign against hate and violence. “That must not be silenced and that you have to raise his voice.”

Attorney Matt said, the family might know all of the circumstances of the murder and a contribution to the investigation of the crime make. “From our point of view, it was a cold-blooded planned, insidious foul and cowardly murder, a crime of bad reasons, most moving.” On may the expected defense strategy of the part open to extreme right-wing lawyers of the accused, Matt said: “We are prepared for anything.”

Also the representative of the Federal Prosecutor Dieter Killmer, highlighted prior to the beginning of the “significant Dimension” of the process, “especially in today’s time”. The prosecutors are convinced that E. H. had committed the murder of Lübcke with racist and xenophobic motives and to punish the positive attitude of the politician refugees wanted.

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A “clear Signal” to the family of Walter Lübcke

Vor the higher regional court in Frankfurt has started in the Morning under a large crowd of press and audience of the process to the murder of the Kassel government President Walter Lübcke. Since the evening hours of the previous day’s journalists were in the queue before the higher regional court in order to get a place in the hall. Also many members of the audience lined up since early Morning in the rain, many still wait in the hope of a place, although the 18 seats are already occupied.

The family of the alleged of the right-wing extremists, Stephan E., and Markus, H. murdered, the CDU-politician Lübcke takes part as a co-plaintiff in the process. The wife and the two sons Lübckes are in the courtroom. Your lawyer Holger Matt and spokesman Dirk Metz appeared before the trial with the words in front of the press, it was not an easy decision for the family, the Federal government join the bar as a co-plaintiff and to the process.

“We are prepared for anything”

However, you have finally decided to send “a clear Signal of commitment to the father and man and his values”. This is a commitment to the rule of law, for the Walter Lübcke his life had occurred. In addition, the family wanted to raise a sign against hate and violence. “That must not be silenced and that you have to raise his voice.”

Attorney Matt said, the family might know all of the circumstances of the murder and a contribution to the investigation of the crime make. “From our point of view, it was a cold-blooded planned, insidious foul and cowardly murder, a crime of bad reasons, most moving.” On may the expected defense strategy of the part open to extreme right-wing lawyers of the accused, Matt said: “We are prepared for anything.”

Also the representative of the Federal Prosecutor Dieter Killmer, highlighted prior to the beginning of the “significant Dimension” of the process, “especially in today’s time”. The prosecutors are convinced that E. H. had committed the murder of Lübcke with racist and xenophobic motives and to punish the positive attitude of the politician refugees wanted.

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Konrad Adenauer’s garden in Rhöndorf

DACE of be the thoughts wide, emphatic even for the “box hill” can hardly be avoided, on the highest elevation of the Konrad Adenauer amönem rhöndorf garden plot, a thanks to professional maintenance, even after eight decades, is still thriving-of-Paradise, which occupies a former vineyard. From this survey, carried out in March 1933 as Lord mayor of Cologne deposed, but after a long process after all, a Pension is provided in and under duress-selling Cologne Villa indemnified Adenauer, who had survived the period of national socialism on this at the time, to self-supply (including dairy sheep) converted land looked, in 1945, with the binoculars on the other side of the Rhine: the liberation advancing Americans, who could not, however, distinguish at this distance, friend and enemy, and bombs sent, in front of which Adenauer’s large family in the fruit cellar had to flee were. Two of his sons were at this time still in the field.

The service apartment of Konrad Adenauer, self – designed, pleasant, unpretentious house in the middle of the beautiful terrace has a developed garden, never – unlike his Cologne Villa, which served representative purposes, but the romantic ruin of castle drachenfels overlooked property that is since Adenauer’s death in 1967, as a Museum owned by the Federal Republic of Germany (also he had planned, self-so), remained his permanent place of refuge, where he force fueled and ideas and he perfected more and more. Here are the important Sunday coffee tables of the Chancellor, with his advisers took place. And here it was, where the seventy-three-year-old Adenauer in August 1949, the CDU and CSU grandees proposed the, in his opinion, the most capable candidate for the office of the Federal Chancellor (in the sense that had dictated): self.

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