Christian Lindner: Are there any studies that would be the basis for closing gastronomy and cultural institutions, even if hygiene concepts are adhered to there? I do not know any. The Italian who sets up a tent outside his restaurant with tables at a great distance and with heating mushrooms is not an infection driver …
Jens Spahn: … but a risk. No hygiene concept brings the risk to zero. It just reduces the risk. It’s about setting priorities. We want to keep daycare centers, schools, business and retail open. That’s why we have to reduce contacts elsewhere – in the leisure sector.
Lindner: It cannot be about zero risk, but always only about a responsible risk.
Spahn: Where would a Federal Chancellor Lindner begin?