How dangerous are large-scale events during the Corona pandemic? A study shows a huge increase of Corona infections and Covid-19-death cases.
Linz - While researchers desperately seeking a vaccine* against the Coronavirus Sars-CoV-2* 're looking for, especially the question of where and how people with the Virus to infect is of great importance.
Germany struggles to deal with Covid-19 - the districts of Gütersloh and Warndorf , both of which get to feel the effects around the Corona-outbreak in the meat factory Tönnies* prove it.
Especially the question of when great place events , such as football or basketball games with Fans, is. Some Fans crave relaxations* in this area of the Corona pad-induced. A recent study points out no great hopes.
Coronavirus: study shows devastating impact of major events
The Economist Alexander Ahammer, Martin Halla and Mario Lackner the University of Linz have contributed in their working paper "Mass gatherings contributed to early COVID-19 spread: Evidence from U.S. sports" (mass meetings have for the early dissemination of COVID-19: evidence from the US-sports") have pointed out, what is the impact of public competitions on the spread of the Coronavirus* Sars-CoV-2. The work is in a Dropbox accessible to the public.+ risk: sports stadiums in the corona of crisis, as here, the Madison Square Garden in New York City.©AFP / Maddie Meyer
Special focus of the study is on competitions, which are held in the hall. The basis for the study, data from a total of 78 Games, the National Basketball Association (NBA) , and 57 of the National Hockey League (NHL) , in the period from 1. were to 11. March have taken place.
Up to the game in the respective leagues at 12. March was canceled, as it is called in the working, had taken place per day, up to twelve games in front of an average audience of 18,000. All of the games were held in halls and are therefore "Super-Spreading Events" . A total of 242 data were examined from the surrounding regions of the game sites.
Yes, we – @HallaMartin, Mario Lackner, and me – so wrote a #COVID19 paper. Ever wondered how much mass gatherings actually contributed to the early spread of the virus? We look at county-level variation in NBA and NHL games, which comes exclusively from the leagues' schedules. /1 pic.twitter.com/qTdABjq1kT— Alexander Ahammer (@ahammer Alex) June 12, 2020
Coronavirus study of mass meetings number of infections and Deaths increases
"Our results suggest additional mass Assembly in the Form of an NBA or NHL game in the period between 1. and 11. March, the [...] number of Covid-19-increased cases of [ ... ], “ write the three Economists in their work.
a single mass meeting have increased the number of Corona-Infected* 380 people per Million inhabitants. The equivalent of the increase of 13 percent . Also, the number of Covid-19-deaths rose to 16 in the height, which corresponds according to the study, a value of 11 percent.
Especially Fans of indoor sports such as Basketball is likely to make this study so no great hope that in the near future, viewers can re-live it.
in view of the devastating consequences that the Coronavirus draws in the world, it is not surprising that in USA major events lie in the distant future, and sports events, which were used as a basis for the study, even without Fans to take place.
What's allowed and what's not? An Overview of the Corona-rules in all Federal States of Germany. (mbr) *Merkur.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors networkDate Of Update: 30 June 2020, 09:35