Germany To Impose One-month Partial Shutdown Amid COVID-19 Surge

Published On: October 28, 2020, 10:35 pm (3 weeks ago)
Author: success Xenab

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced tough new measures from Monday, November 2, in an attempt to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

The lockdown is set to begin on the 2nd of November 2020.

Angela Merkel and Germany’s state premiers announced on Wednesday a new partial lockdown to begin on Monday, November 2.

The so-called nationwide “lockdown light” is a less intense version of the measures that brought German society and economic activity to a standstill in the spring.

See the new restrictions

* Restaurants and bars will close, except for take-away
* Large events will be canceled again
* Unnecessary travel is strongly discouraged
* Overnight stays in hotels for tourist purposes is banned
* All those who can work from home should do so and employers should ease a transition into working from home
* Meetings in public will be restricted to just two households of up to 10 people total.
* Entertainment facilities such as theaters and cinemas will be closed
* Public recreation centers such as swimming pools, gyms and saunas will be closed
* No crowds at sports events

What is allowed during the one month partial lockdown

* Schools and kindergartens will remain open
* Church services and protests will be allowed to continue due constitutional concerns
* Nursing home residents will be allowed to receive visitors.
* Shops will remain open, with one customer allowed per 10 square meters (108 square feet).

Posted: (3 weeks ago) on 28-10-2020 10:35 PM | Hero