Today there were no press conferences, but there was some news related to the Coronavirus.
2.201 have tested positive, 155 more than yesterday.
459 are hospitalised, 29 more than yesterday.
Of those, 121 are in intensive care, 12 more than yesterday.
Of those 121, 104 are in respirators, 15 more than yesterday.
65 have died carrying the Coronavirus, 13 more than yesterday.
Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has said on Facebook that she doesn’t expect the shutdown to last several months, if the Danes continue keeping a distance, wash their hands and avoid unnecessary activities. She also said that we will be able to estimate whether the initiatives have worked or not, within a few days.
The household waste recycling centres can reopen again from Tuesday the 31st of March. The National Association of Municipalities (KL) have informed of that decision in an announcement.
Nurses and doctors are now being tested for Covid-19 as well. Already now there are cases of infected staff, including 8 out of 350 at Bispebjerg Hospital’s intensive care ward, and some have also tested positive at Rigshospitalet.
Hospitals are now looking into giving families the possibility to say goodbye to people dying with Covid-19. The families will have to wear protective equipment like masks and protective clothes. Herlev, Rigshospitalet, Aarhus and Hvidovre are taking steps to make this possible.
A plane from the Philippines has departed for Denmark with 105 Danes onboard. Onboard are also 179 Swedes, Norwegians, Finns and Icelanders.
22 Danes have managed to get out of Peru. 15 onboard an Austrian plane towards Vienna, 7 on a German plane to Frankfurt.
Aarhus Airport closes down from 30.3, due to SAS shutting down the Aarhus-Copenhagen-route. No re-opening date has been announced, but they can open within 24 hours when the airlines start flying again.
10.312 companies have applied for salary compensation per days date.
Some DIY centres are reporting that the business is going so well, that they have hired guards to ensure, that there are not too many people in their shops.
Bowl’n Fun fires 450 employees, around 2/3.
The crime-rate in Denmark has fallen significantly, especially when it comes to burglaries. On the other hand, though, the amount of reports of domestic violence has increased.
Since the shutdown, the Danish TV-consumption has increased with 20 %
The new Copenhagen Metro M4-line has opened today.
An inmate in a Danish prison has tested positive for Covid-19. Where and whom cannot be announced.
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