The partial lockdown in Germany has so far only had a limited effect. Before the Corona summit, there is now probably consensus between the countries on an important point. The school remains an issue.
- At the 25. November advise the federal and state governments on further Corona measures.
- One of the most important questions: Can the schools stay open in the second wave *?
- Even the plans for that gastronomy differ between the federal states.
Update from November 21, 2020, 9:02 p.m.: According to information from the Bild newspaper, there are plans for the Partial lockdown to be extended beyond November 30th. From a preliminary meeting of the federal states led by the Union (including North Rhine-Westphalia, Bavaria, Hesse, Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein), the newspaper claims to have learned that pubs, restaurants, fitness centers and leisure facilities should remain closed, while retailers should remain open.
In addition, the Contact restrictions will probably be tightened: households may then only meet with two other households. However, the regulations for children are still disputed. Schools should in principle remain open, but from an incidence of 200 onwards, alternating classes should be introduced from the 7th grade. The Incidence also plays another role: regions with a value below 50 should be given the opportunity to suspend certain restrictions.
There could be some relaxation over the Christmas holidays so that people without a family in the household can celebrate with others, like this Bild.de continue.
Before the Corona summit with Angela Merkel: There are many indications that the partial lockdown will be extended
First report from November 21, 2020, 3:51 p.m.: Berlin – Much indicates that Corona summit with Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel* (CDU *) to an extension of the Partial lockdowns out – but how exactly should everyday life look like after November? The Incidence * in the counties is very different, it ranges from values below 50s mark in the north and northeast up to more than 200 in the west, south and southeast.
They want each other on Monday Country Heads the dpa according to a own template for the federal-state switch on Wednesday (November 25th) inform, the discussions are already ongoing. What is planned for this weekend Corona measures to hear in advance? A selection:
Before the Corona summit with Merkel: the dispute issue of schools
So far, the ministers of education had to keep the schools passed. The CSU * state group chairman Alexander Dobrindt now beats in the Passauer Neue Presse (PNP) the following measures:
- Alternating lessons
- Hybrid lessons
- Equipping the students with FFP2 masks
- Extension of School holidays at Christmas (depending on the country from December 19/23 to January 3/10)
According to information from the business magazine Business Insider, which refers to districts, could the vacation this winter nationwide to be extended to January 10th. Top virologist Alexander Kekulé recently pleaded for the start of the Christmas holidays to be postponed.
Head of the Chancellery Helge Braun (CDU) suggested opposite that Editorial network Germany (RND) in front:
- Older students stepped into Home schooling send
- Especially at secondary schools on the Distance rule respect, think highly of
Corona in Germany: How does the celebration at Christmas 2020 look like?
Braun emphasized in an interview with RND In addition, the stipulation of the Chancellery that every family only has private a human should have contact from another household, is not as Obligation to see. “It is not a rule, but a code of conduct,” said Braun. This is “A kind of winter etiquette”.
To celebrate, Meeting with many friends and to travel should currently be avoided. But: “More important than the number of people who come together is that you reduce your contacts beforehand and make sure that nobody has symptoms *”, says Braun.
Corona measures in Germany: There is apparently consensus on this point
The Berliner Morgenpost reported, citing Berlin coalition circles, that a broad consensus is emerging between the federal states, the November measures to 20th of December to extend. Restaurants, Cultural and leisure facilities should therefore remain closed.
The newspaper The world reported in its Saturday edition, however, Schleswig-Holstein already plan that Reopening of restaurants and Hamburg those of Cultural establishments – in compliance with strict hygiene requirements.
Corona in Germany: more masks, fewer party guests
That seems certain “AHA + L” rule will apply for a long time. Loud Business Insider Before the Corona summit, the countries are in favor of expanding the Mask requirement and Participant caps for parties – whether private or in public spaces – should continue lowered will. In Bavaria, the police had to break a birthday party: the affected family now has to pay a heavy fine. (frs with material from dpa and AFP) * Merkur.de is part of the Ippen-Digital editorial network.