World Germany: dozens of people infected after a mass
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Six of them were admitted to hospital. The service was said to have been celebrated in a Protestant Baptist church a few days after the reopening of places of worship.
In Germany, around forty people were infected with the new coronavirus after attending a mass in Frankfurt in early May. Six of them were admitted to the hospital, according to the DPA news agency, which quotes local health officials.
This religious service was said to have been celebrated in a Protestant Baptist church on May 10, a few days after the reopening of places of worship in Germany, reports, a local daily newspaper.
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In the canton of Main-Kinzig-Kreis, in the suburbs of the city, the local authorities had already announced Friday the contamination of 16 people who attended "an event in Frankfurt".Second wave
In a context of a sharp slowdown in the epidemic, Germany, which had 177,850 officially declared cases of new coronaviruses and 8,216 deaths on Saturday,In Châlons-en-Champagne, mass resumes in a parking lot put in place to contain the disease .
But fears of a second wave remain in the country, relatively less affected than some of its European neighbors. Earlier today, authorities in the northern state of Lower Saxony announced that seven people had been infected at a restaurant in the town of Leer. About fifty people had to be quarantined.
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This decision goes against the government of Angela Merkel, who intends to extend the rules of distancing until July 5, according to a protocol which was obtained Monday AFP and which will be discussed this week with the 16 regions. "I'm not saying that people should start hugging or taking off their masks to kiss," said Thuringian far left leader Bodo Ramelow.
The question of the opening of religious services is particularly sensitive, beyond Germany. In France, a gathering of 2,000 evangelical faithful at the end of February had been the cause of dozens of contaminations all over the country.
In the United States, President Donald Trump on Friday called on the governors of the United States to authorize the opening of places of worship, which he designated as "essential" at a press conference in the White House.
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