News Digest 17th April

An unusual Easter passed without church services, family visits and trips to the Ostsee; but the end of the restrictions were in sight. The number of new corona virus infections fell steadily this week; the doubling rate had slowed down to  29 and the re-infection rate was under 1.   By Monday there were 127,000 infections … Continue reading News Digest 17th April

News Digest 3rd April

Corona crisis The number of infections rose from 47,500 last Friday to around 85,000 this Friday. The government scientific institute, the Robert Koch Insititute, predicted that the number of deaths (currently at around 1,100) would continue to rise. Many states introduced harsh fines for people disobeying the social distancing restrictions this week. The fines are … Continue reading News Digest 3rd April

News Digest 20th March

Corona virus Last week's New Digest started with increasing alarm about the corona virus, but normal life. This week sees a completely different country - kindergartens, schools and universities were shut early in the week; by Wednesday all public gatherings, non-essential shops and leisure activities (including playgrounds) had been shut down, and public transport scaled … Continue reading News Digest 20th March