Germany announces a new round of lockdown measures: close shops and schools from next Wednesday
December 13 According to German media reports
German Chancellor Merkel announced on the 13th that shops, schools and nurseries would be closed before
Christmas to stop the surge in COVID-19 cases.
The new blockade provisions will take effect on December 16.
At a press conference held on the 13th, Merkel said that Germany urgently needs to solve the surge in COVID-19 cases.
The new lockdown measures will stretch from December 16 to January 10
2021 in response to a second wave of the coronavirus, which the current trend of the epidemic may overwhelm Germany’s health system.
With the Christmas holiday approaching, the decision will have a huge impact on retail stores, the education system and the public.