Germany is highly alert to COVID-19’s risk of rebound

Berlin science and Technology Daily on August 13, Germany added 1445 new crown confirmed cases on August 13, a new high since May. The German government stressed that the existing medical resources are sufficient to cope with the current situation. Experts are worried about the second wave of epidemic in Germany, which will limit public life again. < / P > < p > from May to July, the epidemic situation in Germany remained basically stable, once dropped to only 300 cases per day. However, from the middle of July, the number of new cases showed an upward trend. In the past seven days, more than 1000 new cases have been reported in Germany in five days. Novel coronavirus pneumonia infection rate is increasing in 7 federal states, and the coverage of new cases is also expanding, the Robert Koch Institute emphasized. At present, novel coronavirus pneumonia cases in Germany have not been reported to the county level, which has dropped from 158 in mid June to 39. < / P > < p > experts worry that the number of cases may increase sharply, which will push the ability of health authorities to the limit when tracking the chain of infection. “At present, we are still on a scale that the health care system and the public health sector can cope with. If we can stabilize at a certain level now, then we have the ability to deal with it. ” Federal Health Minister Alan span said that keeping a distance, abiding by health rules and wearing masks are for everyone. Only by “reason, endurance and team spirit” can the epidemic be controlled. < / P > < p > at the same time, Germany, on the one hand, strengthened testing, on the other hand, continued to restrict large-scale activities. For example, since August 8, Germany has imposed a mandatory requirement on all personnel entering Germany from areas with high epidemic risk to carry out virus testing; and the regulation that fans are not allowed to watch the game on the spot before the end of October. < / P > < p > the worry about the second wave of epidemic is not limited to Germany. Recently, more than 1000 new cases were reported in Europe, such as Spain, Romania and France. The report of the European Center for Disease Control and prevention pointed out that although many European countries began to detect patients with mild symptoms and asymptomatic cases, which also led to an increase in the number of confirmed cases, some countries relaxed interpersonal distance and other epidemic prevention measures, which did cause the epidemic rebound. The World Health Organization has warned that if people take it lightly and return to normal, they may face serious consequences.