For most of the cantons, the Federal Council’s plan goes too little – and too slowly. Restaurants should be able to serve guests on their terraces again as early as March.
Loosen up, but cautiously: This is the motto of the Corona plan that the Federal Council presented on Wednesday. Accordingly, the shops and some cultural and leisure institutions should be allowed to resume operations in March; after a month a decision would be made on further steps.
It seems questionable whether the Federal Council can really take this cautious course. After bourgeois parties and numerous associations called for a faster opening last week, the Federal Council is now also getting away from itshis most important contacts are under pressure: the cantons. The y were asked to comment on the Federal Council’s proposals by Sunday evening. Almost half of them have made their position papers public. Among these, however, the tenor is clear: The opening must take place faster.