This means that cultural and leisure facilities, restaurants and many shops will remain closed until at least mid-February. The contact restrictions should also continue to apply unchanged – members of a household are only allowed to meet one other person.
For the time being no opening of daycare centers and schools
According to Merkel, there was a long struggle for daycare centers and schools. Because of the risk of the spread of mutations, the closure of daycare centers and schools must be extended until mid-February. “Restrictive implementation” is important here, stressed the Chancellor.
The re are serious indications that the mutation is also spreading more widely among children and adolescents. “And we have to take these information seriously.”
OP, KN95 or FFP2 masks are mandatory
The y have a higher protective effect than conventional cloth masks. In the future, it will be mandatory to wear such medical masks in public transport and in shops.
Bavaria’s Prime Minister Markus Söder (CSU) stressed that the virus would become more dangerous and the mask would have to be better. In the Free State, FFP2 masks have been mandatory in shops, buses and trains since Monday.
Söder: Rules remain in Bavaria
The regulations on curfews, the FFP2 mask requirement and the 15 km radius for people in corona hotspots remain. “We’ll keep that.”
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