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Seehofer asks Austria to defuse the travel warning for North Rhine-Westphalia

The Coid-19-pandemic keeps the world in breath. More than 9.2 million people have been infected so far worldwide, with the novel Coronavirus, 190.956 in Germany – where it always comes back to local outbreaks.

Federal interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) has criticised the decision of the Austrian government, because of the Corona outbreak of a partial travel warning for North Rhine-pronounce Westphalia. At a Meeting in Berlin, Seehofer asked on Wednesday his Austrian colleague, Karl Nehammer, to reconsider the decision. He suggested that such travel warnings are not a flat rate for all the provinces to pronounce, but "regional Hotspots" to limit.

The Austrian government had justified the travel warning with the Coronavirus outbreak in the slaughterhouse Tönnies. The warning means according to the government, in Vienna, before traveling to NRW will be warned and Austrians, who are already there to contact their Embassy should take. In addition, there will be no direct flights between Austria and North Rhine-Westphalia. Markus Schreiber/AP-POOL/Reuters the Meeting of the Minister of the interior of Austria and Germany

Seehofer asked his colleagues Nehammer at the Meeting in Berlin, his request to Chancellor Sebastian Short pass, "if you can locate travel warnings so that you can on the Hotspots konzentriert". Nehammer said, with the travel warning and his government have on the "dramatic Ereignisse" to the flesh it reacts. He expressed confidence in German authorities. This "companies are now everything to be on time and fast, the chains of Infection durchbricht".

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