Host asks: love Norderney-Corona-guests not on the island

"love Norderney-Corona-guests, not as yet on the island. Holiday is but under these circumstances, not really. Home is the safest place for All!", as it says

Host asks: love Norderney-Corona-guests not on the island

"love Norderney-Corona-guests, not as yet on the island. Holiday is but under these circumstances, not really. Home is the safest place for All!", as it says in an appeal of the host, Tobias Pape, who runs the "West beach Bar" on the island of Norderney.

he's like many other island residents, the just huge tourist rush experience. Since a few days it is again allowed on the beaches, and according to Reports, the "world" this seems to want to half of Germany, use immediately.

Crowded Islands, in spite of strict rules

Full ferries bring tourists to the island, hoping for a few worry-free days by the sea. Corona must be observed the rules more strictly. Be given to the Crossing of via screen the corresponding notes. In addition, day visitors are not wanted, only those who stay for at least a week, you can visit Noderney.

tourism - island blogger reported from the place of longing Norderney

Islands of Norderney plug mill in a difficult bind. On the one hand, the island and its inhabitants from the tourist revenue lives, on the other hand, the fear is that the Virus to come back. Markus Fuhrmann, parish representative to the Catholic community on the island of Norderney, says: "Everyone ultimately lives from the tourism. And a lot of plagues the concern is whether the strict conditions enough money coming in to pay the employees. At the same time, the concern is that with the 50,000 tourists that are here in the summer on the island, also, the Virus comes back."

Norderney in the dilemma between economy or health

Many catering establishments are now faced with the decision whether to open it or not. While Pape has opened its Bar, but apparently regretted it, others have closed, as Jens Brune, of the three Hotels and two restaurants on the island of Norderney, among other things, the famous "milk bar" leads, the doors still.

Despite the economic losses, and it is the caterers important first measures to limit the spread of the Virus, before he takes guests in reception. He hopes that in the next few weeks, there is a Balance between safety, economic needs and the Wishes of its customers is established. "It is ultimately in the interest of the guests, if we say 'no'. The worst thing that can happen to any of us, would be a second wave," says Brune.

Only a ventilator bed for a population of 6,000 inhabitants

The fear of the people is not unfounded: in terms of the low number of inhabitants the number of Infected in some cases it took almost Italian standards. In addition, there is only one ventilator bed. In the meantime, the island has been sealed off for these reasons, fully for Passengers. It is now feared that this Situation repeats itself: "Here's 6,000 inhabitants live. A handful of new infections is sufficient, and the island is again sealed off."

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Updated Date: 23 May 2020, 19:27

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