Corona-pandemic: Only every second laboratory can send data to the Warning App

The Corona-pandemic keeps the world in suspense: More than 17 million people have been infected with the Coronavirus, 212.369 of them in Germany. The United States reported almost daily new record numbers.

Around half of all Corona-test labs in Germany are currently tied up in a completely digital and Corona can handle Tests from the Scan of the order form to the Transmission of the data to the Corona-Warning-App digital. The back goes from a response of the Federal Ministry of health to a request of the Deputy FDP parliamentary group Chairman Frank Sitta. Accordingly, the laboratories are gradually being equipped with the technical components. 74 percent of the laboratories are connected to the current point in time corresponding to the verification server of the App.

dpa/Arne Dedert/dpa , 74 percent of the labs are still on the Server the App is connected.

Users, who have tested positive for Sars-CoV-2, a carry this Status, even in the Corona-Warning-App. To prevent abuse, must be the infection confirmed officially. This is done through a QR-Code by the test laboratory or by the TAN that you get from a telephone Hotline, because not all laboratories are able to generate QR Codes. In the infection in case the affected contacts get a note that you should test.

That only half of the laboratories has a full digital connection, is of the opinion that Sittas a "Deficit in the fight against the tracking of Infektionsketten". "Positive test results directly as a warning in the Corona-Warning-App view, you must now be digitized as soon as possible, the entire reporting chain werden", the FDP’s Deputy said the German press Agency. Thus, the reports of the &quot would;data protection law unglückliche" Telephone Hotline redundant.

Egypt calls for the end of the travel warning by the Federal government

After the partial lifting of travel warning for Turkey also Egypt, the Federal government requires that areas of such a decision for his holiday. "It is very frustrating that I can’t get no answer as to why the travel warning wird&quot repealed;, the Egyptian Ambassador in Berlin, Khaled Galal Abdel Hamid said of the dpa. "We are not asking for a Favor. What we say is: Look at the situation and make a rational and reasonable decision. Everything points to the fact that the travel warning is not justified."

Egypt to Turkey, the second most popular holiday destination outside of the European Union. From the Egyptian point of view, the Germans are the most important group from the EU. Last year, 1.8 Million Germans had come to Egypt. "This is very important for us because of tourism, 12 percent of our economy accounts for performance."

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