In addition to Thuringia and Saxony, the game operation is also exposed to Saxony-Anhalt — first at the two coming weekends (19-21.11. And 26 to 28.11.). This decision was not optimized for the Management Board, but for Saxony-Anhalt for the 19.11. A hospitalization rate of 12.1 has been reported with rising tendency and the country is already well above the last stage of 9 lounge (see below), it would be irresponsible to continue playing the weekend, the Football Association Saxony-Anhalt (PSV) writes in one Report. The focus is on the protection of the health of the people who have found their hobby in football, it continues to say.

In order to prevent further spread of the pandemic, this decision was included in this decision the suspension of playing the junior area: Consider the incidence values ​​divided into the age groups in Saxony-Anhalt, it becomes clear that in the age group of children and adolescents under 12 years, For which no vaccine is currently not allowed, the incidence is significantly higher than in the age group 60+, in which a majority of humans are already vaccinated.

Football has great role model in society and takes its responsibility. Although it is difficult to settle games, the protection of the population and thus also our voluntary as well as our players inside, coaches in the center, referees in this decision is the focus says FSA President Holder Stahlknecht.

What does the hospitalization rate mean?

The threshold, which applies as a new benchmark in the Corona regulations, indicates the hospitalization rate in the respective federal states. It is calculated by the number of general hospital instructs from COVID-19 patients per 100,000 inhabitants in the last seven days. The RKI announces the value usually from Monday to Fridays in the early afternoon (here is the current data — the hospitalization rate can be found under Federal States ). Stand Friday, twelve of the 16 federal states are already tearing the threshold 3.