The German authorities weaken established in the fight against coronavirus infection COVID-19 control at the European borders. This was stated by the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Germany, Horst Seehofer, according to the General Anzeiger.
Seehofer noted that control at the German borders with France, Switzerland and Austria will be weakened since may 16. In addition, Germany cancels surveillance at the borders with Luxembourg and Denmark.
In the framework of the easing will be fully opened band move on the borders, and control will be conducted selectively.
The interior Minister of Germany urged citizens to continue to do without tourist trips abroad in the coming weeks.
Restrictions on the borders with Luxembourg, Denmark, France, Austria and Switzerland introduced March 16 to stop the infection in Germany. Since then, the country can enter only those who can provide a good reason for this, such as health workers or EU citizens who travel to their country. Caring for relatives and other family circumstances can also be the reason for entry.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Everything in the world, according to the American Johns Hopkins University, who became ill on 4 262 799 people died 291 981, recovered 1 493 661.
In Germany, the coronavirus identified more than 171 thousand people, 7634 died.