Seehofer extends entry restrictions on asylum seekers

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Seehofer extends entry restrictions on asylum seekers

Top news (06: 00): Federal interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) has the entry restrictions to the country’s borders due to the corona crisis on asylum seekers extended. The news magazine FOCUS reported, citing government and coalition circles, to asylum-seekers expect to be immediately to the Federal limit, dismissed. Previously, asylum-seekers of the entry restrictions were excluded and were allowed into the country.

As FOCUS continues to write, informed the parliamentary state secretaries of the Ministry of interior, Stephan Mayer (CSU), and Günter Krings (CDU), the interior Committee of the Bundestag on the last Monday of the adoption, allows for the rejection of asylum-seekers from non-European countries. Reason for the measure, the worsening health situation in Germany, be they justified the measure.

The Chairman of the Committee on internal Affairs, Andrea Lindholz (CSU), called rejections in FOCUS “for reasons of health protection offered and permitted by law”. The Deputy Chairman of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group, Thorsten Frei (CDU), said the FOCUS, to curb the pandemic belong, “illegal migration Within the EU of asylum seekers by refusals to stop”. One could not deny EU citizens entry into Germany, and at the same time, non-European foreigners, the “illegal border allow crossing”.

The domestic policy spokesman of the Union, Armin Schuster, highlighted in the FOCUS, the German citizens would accept dramatic cuts in their rights to freedom patient. “That’s why we also have a duty to reduce health risks from the outside consistently.” dpa/Jörg Carstensen/dpa Federal interior Minister Horst Seehofer at a press conference.

Number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in Germany rise to 43.071, 266 deaths

Here you will find the currently reported Figures by the health ministries of the countries.

Baden-Württemberg: 8441 (76 Deaths)

Bavaria: 8842 (52 Deaths)

Berlin: 1937 (8 Deaths)

Brandenburg: 579 (1 Death)

Bremen: 244 (1 Death)

Hamburg: 1614 (1 Death)

Hesse: 2170 (6 Deaths)

Mecklenburg-261-Western Pomerania: (no death case)

Lower Saxony: 2726 (10 Deaths)

North Rhine-Westphalia: 10872 (82 deaths), the district of Heinsberg particularly affected

Rhineland-Palatinate: 1873 (8 Deaths)

Saarland: 540 (3 Deaths)

Saxony: 1275 (8 Deaths)

Saxony-Anhalt: 500 (2 Deaths)

Schleswig-Holstein: 685 (5 Deaths)

Thuringia: 512 (3 Deaths)

Total: State 26.03., 19.43 PM: 43.071 (266 Deaths)

Stand from the day before: 25.03., 20.15: 37.179 (207 Deaths)

Source to be Infected – and death-figures: country health and social ministries)

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