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World Germany Moves to Shutter Bars and Restaurants for One Month

09:41  28 october  2020
09:41  28 october  2020 Source:   bloomberg.com

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Germany 's federal and state governments agreed sweeping rules shutting everything from non-essential shops to bars , clubs, theatres, museums, brothels and churches in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the federal government said. In a statement published on Monday, they said grocery

Bars and restaurants had to close, as they did in Paris earlier that week and Marseille last month . Across France, gatherings are limited to 10 people and wedding receptions, students' parties and other organised gatherings in hired locations are banned.

(Bloomberg) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pushing for tougher restrictions on movement and contact, including closing bars, restaurants and leisure facilities until the end of November.

a group of people riding horses on a city street: Pedestrians walk past a bar in the Prenzlauer Berg district of Berlin, Germany, on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. The German capital has one of the worst outbreaks in the country and will close bars at 11 p.m., starting on Saturday. © Bloomberg Pedestrians walk past a bar in the Prenzlauer Berg district of Berlin, Germany, on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. The German capital has one of the worst outbreaks in the country and will close bars at 11 p.m., starting on Saturday.

In talks with regional premiers later on Wednesday on Germany’s coronavirus response, Merkel will also urge citizens to keep private contacts to an absolute minimum, and to avoid all non-urgent private travel, according to a draft federal government briefing paper obtained by Bloomberg.

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The document notes that effective contact tracing has become impossible in many parts of the nation, and that without further restrictions, exponential growth in the number of infections would overburden the health system within a few weeks and lead to a significant rise in serious cases and deaths.

“We’re in a very difficult situation, the infection numbers are exploding,” Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said Wednesday in an interview with ARD TV. “It’s a threat to the health system and therefore to human life and that’s why policy makers must act.”

The proposed restrictions, which would take effect Nov. 4 and remain in force until the end of the month, must still be discussed with the state leaders. They include:

People will only be allowed outside with members of their own household and one other household. The restriction would be binding and violations would carry sanctionsCitizens are asked to refrain from private travel and visits, including to relatives; hotel accommodation will be restricted to non-tourist purposesAll leisure institutions and facilities, such as fitness studios, swimming pools, theaters, opera houses, concert venues, fairs, cinemas and leisure parks will be closedRestaurants, bars, nightclubs and similar establishments will be closedSchools and daycare centers will stay open, as well as supermarkets and hairdressing salons, under existing hygiene regulations

Germany’s new coronavirus cases rose by 7,890 in the 24 hours through Wednesday morning to a total of 463,419. The average over the past week is well above the highest daily total during the initial wave of the disease in the spring.

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