World Majority of German citizens, according to the survey, for shops to be opened soon
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After months of lockdown, the majority of German citizens are in favor of far-reaching openings, but many politicians are warning against excessive loosening. In a survey by the Insa Institute for "Bild am Sonntag", 75 percent were in favor of opening retail stores in March, only 17 percent were against it. Bavaria's Prime Minister Markus Söder (CSU) warned against a "blind flight into the third wave".
"We mustn't lose our nerve, we need a clear head," said Söder of the "BamS". There must be openings with caution. "We are not allowed to conduct experiments with Germany, we need a sustainable opening matrix." It only goes step by step. According to the survey,
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restaurants and pubs want to see them open again soon, 64 percent are in favor of a complete reopening of schools and daycare centers. In hotels, beauty salons and museums, too, there are more open-minded advocates than opponents, according to the survey. In the case of cinemas and theaters, on the other hand, a majority of 46 percent are against opening them quickly, and only 35 percent want to open them again quickly.
The Prime Minister of Rhineland-Palatinate, Malu Dreyer (SPD), advocates the opening of many shops and facilities from spring using rapid corona tests. These could be used again in restaurants, shops or museums, she told the "Bild am Sonntag". "Under strict conditions, this could be done in spring and summer.
With a view to corona self-tests for home use, which have been approved in Germany for a few days, Dreyer called for support for people on low incomes." Self-tests must not be a luxury item for high earners ", she said.
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City Council President Burkhard Jung called on the federal and state governments to be careful with further opening steps ahead of the next Corona switching conference on Wednesday." "He told the newspapers of the Funke media group. Only a stable low level of new infections could prevent a renewed exponential increase. Opening steps would have to be secured by good protective measures and a suitable test strategy.
The Association of Cities and Towns (DStGB) demanded precautions to open steps in a verse to reverse the deterioration in the situation. It "makes sense to provide a corona emergency brake so that openings can be reversed in the event of dramatic developments," DStGB managing director Gerd Landsberg told the newspapers of the editorial network Germany on Saturday.
For further opening steps, it was agreed at the previous Bund-Länder round that a seven-day incidence of a maximum of 35 "stable" must first be achieved in the respective federal state. The value is currently around 64.
In order to compensate for learning deficits caused by the school closings during the Corona crisis, the German Teachers Association suggested a voluntary additional school year. There should be learning groups in which the material of certain subjects is repeated, said association president Heinz-Peter Meidinger of the "Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung".
The pediatrician association called for schools and daycare centers to be opened quickly. "Even after virus mutations have occurred, children and adolescents are not the drivers of the pandemic," said the president of the professional association of paediatricians (BVKJ), Thomas Fischbach, the newspapers of the editorial network Germany.
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Switzerland votes Sunday on whether to ban full facial coverings in public places, despite women in Islamic full-face veils being an exceptionally rare sight in Swiss streets. Polls indicate a slim majority supports the move, in a vote that comes after years of debate following similar bans in other European countries -- and in some Muslim-majority states. Even though the proposal "Yes to a ban on full facial coverings" does not mention thePolls indicate a slim majority supports the move, in a vote that comes after years of debate following similar bans in other European countries -- and in some Muslim-majority states.