Canada Steinmeier sees Germany in a critical phase with the corona pandemic
Czech government announces extensive corona lockdown from Thursday
Due to the rapid spread of the new type of corona virus, the Czech government has announced an extensive lockdown. Health Minister Roman Prymula said in Prague on Wednesday that, from Thursday morning until November 3, citizens' movement and contacts would be restricted, with the exception of going to work, shopping and visiting the doctor. All shops except grocery stores, drug stores and pharmacies would have to close during this time.
Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier sees Germany in a critical phase with the corona pandemic. In an interview with Deutsche Welle on Friday, Steinmeier expressed concern about "that the occupancy in intensive care beds in hospitals is noticeably increasing". The head of state warned that either “our options can significantly contain the infections, or the situation is getting out of hand”.
Steinmeier said, however, "confident that we will be able to curb the infection again". With a view to the debate about the currently adopted countermeasures and restrictions, which are "of course a burden", he spoke of "a practical test for democracy in Germany".
"Criticism of the Federal Government's measures" is getting sharper and harsher - especially when it comes from those who spread conspiracy myths, "said the Federal President." But the number of those who consider restrictions to be right or even tougher is growing at the moment faster than the number of critics ", he emphasized. Already in the spring it was possible to" deal with such a situation with reason and discipline ".
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'No Activity' to Go Animated for Season 4 at CBS All Access .
The CBS All Access cop comedy "No Activity" is set to go animated for its fourth season, the streaming service announced Thursday. The newly ordered season will follow Patrick Brammall's Special Agent Nick Cullen realizing his dream of joining the FBI, but he will soon discover that being an FBI agent isn't that special after all. After being assigned to a seemingly dull observation detail, he finds a potential career case in the form of an emerging cult. A large scale operation soon takes aim at the cult but it's unclear which side will break first.