Merkel switches in mask debate: an Important and also indispensable means

The Covid-19-pandemic keeps the world in breath. More than 11 million people have been infected with the novel Coronavirus, 196.304 of them in Germany. The disease Covid-19 has already claimed over half a Million deaths already.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) rejects the since the weekend, discussed the abolition of the corona, introduced in mask due to the obligation in shops strictly. “Wherever in the public life of the minimum distance can be guaranteed, are masks an important and, from today’s point of view, also more indispensable tool,” said government spokesman Steffen Seibert on Monday in Berlin. This was necessary “in order to keep the Infection rates low and to protect our fellow human beings and ourselves”. dpa/Wolfgang Kumm/dpa Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) takes part in the Federal Council of her mouth and nose protection mask, before a speech to the objectives of the EU-presidency holds.

“So Whether on the Bus, in the subway or in retail to the obligation to wear masks.” It was just now in the summer holiday time, explained Seibert. “Regions that may have had to pay is now very low, now get the feed from other Parts of the country.” The new mobility is to be welcomed. “But they must go hand in hand with the observance of the rules, which have served us so far in the past months in the fight against this pandemic as well, namely distance, hygiene rules, and that is precisely where it is needed, a mask of duty.”

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern’s Minister of Economics Harry Glawe (CDU), had sparked the debate over an early end to the corona-related mask obligation in the trade in the “world on Sunday”.

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