In Germany today began the second stage of weakening of the quarantine imposed in mid-March because of the epidemic coronavirus infection. It is reported “German wave”.
In many cities opened hair salons, museums, exhibitions, zoos and Botanical gardens. In Saxony-Anhalt, allowed the meeting to five people while respecting the minimum distance of 1.5 meters. In the remaining 15 länder remains in force a ban on meetings of more than two people.
In Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia and Rhineland-Palatinate were allowed to open all shops and shopping centres whatever the size of their retail space.
Resumed full-time teaching in classes, which next year will have to pass the final exams and the last – the fourth classes in primary schools. Final year students returned to school in April. Students while the remaining classes will study remotely.
The decision to open kindergartens, schools and renewal of work of sports clubs and associations, including the matches of the football Bundesliga, postponed until may 6.
After that will decide about the opening of restaurants, cafes and hotels.
The weakening of the quarantine is subject to strict compliance with the rules of hygiene, distance and other recommendations with the aim to prevent a second wave of coronavirus infection.
In mid-April, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that all major mass events will be banned until August 31. Will also remain banned religious services taking into account “the role of religious meetings in the spread of the virus”.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
As of today, throughout the world, the coronavirus has infected 593 3 522 people, 744 247 of them died. About this show data from the American Johns Hopkins University. In Germany infected with 165 664 man, 6866 died.