Furtenbach, leading a team of 18 climbers on Mount Everest and its twin peak Mount Lhotse, said there could be more than one case on the mountain as the Norwegian had lived with several others for weeks.
Any outbreak could end the climbing season prematurely, just before a window of good weather in May, he said.
BERLIN – Dozens of German actors have posted videos protesting government policies in the coronavirus pandemic, drawing criticism from some of their colleagues.
Leading actors in the German-speaking world, including Ulrich Tukur, Volker Bruch, Meret Becker, Ulrike Folkerts and Jan Josef Liefers, posted their clips, some ironic or satirical, on Instagram or YouTube on Thursday. They used the hashtag #allesdichtmachen – “close everything”.
This week, the German parliament approved legislation imposing uniform restrictions in areas where the virus spreads too quickly, including closures and a 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew. Many cultural facilities are already closed. for months.
The video demonstration drew heavy criticism from other German actors. And satirist Jan Boehmermann posted a link to a documentary about an intensive care unit in Berlin on Twitter, with the comment: “The only video you should watch if you’re having trouble with corona containment measures.”