The stricter policy for the millions of citizens who have not been vaccinated means that “in all likelihood, a lockdown as drastic as in the second and third waves will no longer be necessary,” Bild said of the Ministry’s proposals. health.
According to the newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), the ministry wants to increase the pressure on those who do not want vaccination. Free testing will be phased out this fall and “further restrictions may be needed again” for those who have not been vaccinated.
In addition, the 3G rule (vaccinated, cured or tested negative) will generally apply next month. Without fulfilling one of the three conditions, you will no longer enter the restaurant business or hairdressing and other contact professions. Sports or indoor events and large indoor or outdoor events are also becoming taboo.
The FAZ also reports that the mask obligation will be maintained until spring for public transport and shopping. Distance keeping, ventilation and other hygiene measures will not disappear for the time being in spaces where many people congregate.
The increase in the number of infections is mainly due to those returning from travel, according to the FAZ about fears in Berlin of a new wave. People are also behaving in their contacts almost the same way they were before the pandemic. Then there are the consequences of the cold months.
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