The federal and state governments agree on a ban on contact – page 1
Meet more than two
People in public are prohibited from attending the
Slow down the spread of the corona virus. Federal and state governments
agree here, said Prime Minister Armin Laschet in Düsseldorf. Previously, several media had reported that Chancellor Angela Merkel and the
Prime Ministers of the countries had informed. Should be exempted
Families and people living in a household.
Chancellor Merkel also wants to comment shortly on the measures adopted. When the corresponding ordinance comes into force, the
Measure from Monday and then for two weeks until the end of the Easter vacation, it said.
Service companies in the field of personal care should close immediately. This affects, for example, hairdressers, cosmetic studios, tattoo studios and massage parlors, as is clear from the decision of the federal and state governments. Medically necessary treatments should continue to be possible. Restaurants and inns should close immediately where this happens
is not yet the case. "Except for the delivery and
Collection of takeaway meals for consumption at home, "says
Merkel and the country chiefs had been in since 2 p.m.
a conference call to discuss further necessary steps. Previously had
Several states reported that people have changed in the past few days
would have adhered to the tightened exit restrictions.
A group of twelve countries had already before
Switching conference in principle on a comprehensive ban on contacts
notified. These included Baden-Württemberg, Berlin, Brandenburg,
Bremen, Hamburg, Hesse, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Lower Saxony,
North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Schleswig-Holstein and Thuringia.
Dispute between Laschet and Söder
Bavaria's Prime Minister Markus Söder and North Rhine-Westphalia's Prime Minister Armin Laschet have argued about further measures to tackle the corona crisis, the dpa and die report image-Newspaper. Laschet criticized Söder during today's conference call by the federal government and the federal states because on Friday "without agreement" with the federal government and the other federal states he had ordered his own measures with exit restrictions for Bavaria. Söder then threatened to leave the switch.
Some states – above all Bavaria – had
their regulations already tightened on Friday. The police in Bavaria
has since reported only isolated violations of the
Exit restrictions. In general, people are disciplined and would
Adhere to the requirements, there were questions from the police headquarters.
Minimum distance of 1.5 meters
Government spokesman Steffen Seibert had on
Announced on Friday that they would be watching very closely on Saturday whether the
People adhered to the regulations. These include if
possible to stay at home and work there. When going outside
to avoid crowds of people. When visiting parks or supermarkets
there is a minimum distance to other people of at least 1.5 meters
The regulations in the individual federal states had recently
varies. For example, in Berlin it was still allowed to be in the
Meet the public in a group of up to ten people. In other
Countries have been limited to six, five, or fewer.
In other European countries like Spain and
Italy has had a strict curfew for a long time. Turkey
For example, people over the age of 65 are prohibited from leaving the house. Other
Countries in turn made it without a so-called lockdown. Also the
Science is uncertain about whether a curfew is real
makes sense. No one knows how they will affect the course of the epidemic
Germany affects – and what are the side effects.