Thanks to mini-incidence: alcohol, masks & Co .: Cologne relaxes the corona rules

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It’s an up and down: Cologne has been looking at the number of cases and incidence values ​​in the city every day since the pandemic began in 2020. And finally things are going in the right direction again in the past few weeks! But will it stay that way? Can vaccinations and political decisions push back Corona? In the EXPRESS ticker we keep you up to date – with the latest case numbers, information and incidence values.

The Cologne corona numbers at a glance

Here you can see the corona overview for the city of Cologne according to the Landeszentrum Gesundheit (LZG) NRW:

date Incidence value Total cases Deaths
18.06. 12,0 53.349 717
17.06. 15,2 53.337 717
16.06. 17,2 53.312 717
15.06. 20.9 53.300 717
14.06. 21,3 53.284 717
13.06. 21,4 53.266 717
12.06. 22,6 53.248 715
11.06. 22,3 53.206 714
10.06. 20,2 53.155 713
09.06. 18,3 53.067 712
08.06. 23,7 53.065 712
07.06. 26,7 53.051 711
06.06. 27,6 53.031 710
05.06. 31,1 52.996 709
04.06. 32,8 52.961 709

Update from June 18: Summer trend continues, no new death for five days

  • Breathe a sigh of relief: the incidence value in Cologne continues to fall, is now at 12.0. Since the outbreak of the pandemic are 53,349 people fell ill in the urban area. 717 people died. As sad as this number is, in the past five days it has no further death given. At 12.0, Cologne is almost on a par with the average incidence value in North Rhine-Westphalia of 11.2.
  • As reported by the “Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger”, the crisis management team of the city of Cologne decided on Friday that the general decree of the city of Cologne, which partially provides for corona regulations that go beyond the NRW rules, will not apply from Tuesday (29 June) more applies.
  • Then would Alcohol or residence bans for example at Aachener Weiher, Brusselser Platz, Schaafenstraße or the area around Zülpicher Platz no longer apply. The mask requirement in shopping streets or the old town would then be lifted. The prerequisite for this, however, is that “the incidence of infections is comparably low as it is today.”

Update from June 17: Another decrease in the incidence and again no deaths

  • Cologne is still strong: with the new one Seven-day incidence of 15.2 In terms of corona values, the city is lower than ever in 2021. Compared to the previous day is a Decrease of 2.0 points to be recorded.
  • Overall, since the beginning of the pandemic 53,337 Cologne residents verifiably infected with Corona.
  • It has been possible to cheer for a different value for days: on the fourth day in a row no deaths to be recorded. 717 people from Cologne died with or from Corona.

Update from June 16: Incidence slips below 20 in Cologne

  • The good trend continues: According to the Landeszentrum Gesundheit NRW (LZG), it is Incidence value on Wednesday June 16 at 17.2. The day before it was given as 20.9.
  • There weren’t any new ones Deaths reported in connection with the virus.
  • New relaxations come into force for all Cologne residents. This time it concerns them Mask requirement (see update from June 15).

Update from June 15: Incidence in Cologne fell again slightly, the city praised Cologne residents in a special way

  • It goes further downwards – in Cologne it is located Incidence value according to the state center for health in North Rhine-Westphalia now only at 20.9. The day before it was given as 21.3.
  • Just as gratifying: in the past 24 hours there was no new death related to the virus.
  • However, the positive numbers do not change anything in the decision of the crisis team from the previous day: In view of the mass parties at the Aachener Weiher, the city was forced to act in the early evening (see update from June 14th)
  • But there is a new relaxation: According to the Corona Protection Ordinance of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, that is It is no longer compulsory to wear a mouth and nose covering in playgrounds.
  • From Wednesday, June 16, the city of Cologne will thank you with a Poster campaign at the Cologne for their discipline and perseverance during the pandemic. The motifs can be seen on the out-of-home areas in the city and on social media.
  • Mayor Mayor Henriette Reker: “We have all had to do without a lot for more than a year and adhere to some necessary rules. Thanks to the considerable stamina and discipline of the Cologne people, we have come through the pandemic comparatively well so far. So it is time to say ‘thank you’ explicitly. Together we will also master the last stage to our goal.“
  • Crisis team leader Andrea Blome: “The vast majority of Cologne residents stuck to the rules during these difficult times and continues to do so. That is a strong performance, that is solidarity in action. But anyone who acts as if the pandemic was already behind us must expect that we will continue to do so enforce the necessary rules as far as we can.“

Update from June 14th: Crisis team tightened measures

  • The Crisis team advised what measures can be taken to counteract incidents such as those that could be observed last weekend at the Aachener Weiher and in the well-known hotspots. The country agreed, late this afternoon, the existing Extending the alcohol consumption ban for the Stadtgarten, Brusselser Platz, Schaafenstrasse and Zülpicher districts and also to be extended to the Aachener Weiher area. In addition, from Tuesday, June 15, the following applies to these areas alcohol sales are prohibited between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m..
  • The existing ones will also be extended No stay. Lingering in the areas Brussels Square and The top of the dam on Alfred-Schütte-Allee is still prohibited daily between 6 p.m. and 1 a.m., on Saturdays and days before public holidays between 3 p.m. and 1 a.m. The city and the police will coordinate on an ongoing basis and, if necessary, adjust the regulations again with a view to the upcoming weekend.
  • In all public areas of the Cologne city area in which, according to the general decree, a mouth and nose cover is to be worn, as well as in the vicinity of the school a so-called everyday mask is sufficient from tomorrow. According to the Corona Protection Ordinance, a medical mask must still be worn in closed rooms and in public transport.
    The positive trend of the past few weeks continues on Monday (June 14th): The Incidence value for Cologne is minimally up, according to the regional health center 21,3 fallen, that means a minus of 0.1 compared to the previous day. Means: What Carolin Kebekus and Karl Lauterbach recently predicted in their hit video “The summer will be good” seems to be coming true. Nevertheless, caution is still advisable, the pandemic is by no means over.
  • In the past 24 hours are in Cologne no further deaths have been reported that are related to Corona. The total since the pandemic began is 717.

Update from June 13th: Incidence is pointing down again

  • According to the data, this is The incidence value in Cologne fell again for the first time after three days. In contrast to the previous day, the value fell by 1.2 points, which is a current value of 21,4 means.
  • The stable incidence value can give us hope for one stable summer do
  • The number of people infected with corona since the beginning of the pandemic has increased 53.266 that is 18 more cases than the previous day. Simultaneously were two new deaths reported with a positive corona test. That number is now up 717 gone up.
  • As the head of the crisis team, Andrea Blome, announced at the press conference on Friday (June 11th), they will remain Alcohol and residence bans at hotspots as well as the Mask requirement in Cologne exist for the time being.
  • After the recent crowds at hotspots on Friday evening (June 11th), the city ​​Cologne continue to crack down on rioters.

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