Germany's largest state imposes curfew

The German state of Bavaria establishes a partial curfew in order to limit the infection of the coronavirus. This was stated by the Bavarian minister-presiden

Germany's largest state imposes curfew

The German state of Bavaria establishes a partial curfew in order to limit the infection of the coronavirus. This was stated by the Bavarian minister-presiden

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
20 mart 2020 Friday 10:00
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Germany's largest state imposes curfew

The German state of Bavaria establishes a partial curfew in order to limit the infection of the coronavirus.

This was stated by the Bavarian minister-president of bavaria, Markus Söder, according to news agencies Reuters and dpa.

From Saturday, you are only allowed to leave his home, if you have to go to work, to go shopping in a supermarket or in the pharmacy or to the doctor.

It will also be legal to exercise outside, but it must be alone or with the ones you live with.

All the restaurants are closed, and people must not meet in groups outside.

- We does not lock people from Bavaria, but we are closing more or less down for public life, says Markus Söder at a news conference.

the Ban applies in the first two weeks of the approximately 13 million inhabitants in Bavaria, which is Germany's largest state measured in terms of size and second largest in number of inhabitants.

on Thursday there was found more than 2200 smittetilfælde of coronaviruses in Bavaria, and 13 deaths. There are total 15.320 cases in Germany, and 44 deaths.

Bavaria is the first German state to take such harsh measures in use to contain the virus. But it is not the first place in Europe, which screws down significantly for the inhabitants ' possibilities to move outside.

In Spain and Italy, there are also introduced the curfew, which in outline recalls in Bavaria.

The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, does not have the ability to impose a curfew for the whole of Germany. It is up to the individual länder.

She has called on germans to take coronavirusset seriously and follow the instructions.

- the Situation is serious. Take it seriously. Not since the German reunification, no, not since the Second world War, has our country faced a challenge that depends as much on our shared solidarity, she said Wednesday night in a televised speech.

Updated: 20.03.2020 10:00
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