Germany opens some shops, children return to schools in early May
From 4 May, school lessons are to be resumed in Germany. Pupils of upper classes of primary schools, but above all students of the last years of secondary and vocational schools should return to their desks so that they can pass the final exams and graduation exams. Meanwhile, kindergartens and first to third classes of elementary schools will remain closed. When they open it will not be decided until May 4, Merkel said. Bulk events such as festivals, major concerts or entertainment events should be banned in Germany until 31 August. It is up to the Länder to decide on specific events. So far, according to the Chancellor, no religious gatherings should be held. The hairdresser should not open again until 4 May. As far as restaurants are concerned, they should remain closed as well as theaters, cinemas or bars. "We cannot say the deadline yet," the Chancellor replied to the question when they would open. According to her, this topic was not on the agenda. "It's just a fragile achievement," Merkel said to alleviate the anti-coronavirus spread. “We can't rush too much. Until we have the vaccine, we have to live with the virus, ”the Chancellor added. Meet the 99-year-old veteran who, after overcoming coronavirus, applauded the entire Koronavirus hospital. Meet the 99-year-old veteran who has been applauded by the whole hospital after overcoming coronavirus. This applies, for example, to the number of people in stores. Care will also be taken to comply with hygiene rules. "The situation is still too serious, and the risk of relapse is too great for the restrictions to be lifted completely," Saarland's Prime Minister Tobias Hans (CDU) said. "Extending these measures gives us valuable time to set up additional beds in intensive care units in hospitals, to obtain protective equipment, to improve testing capacities and to introduce a voluntary contact tracking application," he added. Throughout Germany, all schools and kindergartens, restaurants, cultural and sports facilities and the vast majority of shops are closed due to coronavirus, which has infected over 127,500 people. In some Länder, people can only go out if there is good reason to do so. Across the country there is a ban on gathering more than two people in public places unless they are members of the same household.
Published: 15. 04. 2020