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Current Corona situation: No relaxation of contact rules for family or friends’ visits over Easter

Current Corona situation : No relaxation of contact rules for family or friends’ visits over Easter

The federal and state governments do not want to relax the strict contact rules for visiting relatives over Easter. However, a final decision on future measures was still pending last night.

The federal and state governments do not want to relax the strict contact rules for visiting relatives over Easter. This is what the Deutsche Presse-Agentur learned on Monday from several sources from the consultations of the federal and state governments. However, a final decision on future measures was still pending.

At the beginning of March, the federal and state governments had decided that private

households could meet with another household, but limited to a maximum of five persons. Children up to 14 years of age are not counted. Couples are considered as one household.

General lockdown to continue until 18 April for the time being

In the fight against the Corona pandemic, the existing lockdown in Germany is to be extended in principle until 18 April. The Deutsche Presse-Agentur learned this on Monday from several sources from the consultations of the federal and state governments. However, a final decision on the future measures was still pending. Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) and the state premiers want to discuss further concrete regulations, also with a view to the Easter period. The general lockdown with the closure of numerous facilities had initially been agreed until 28 March.

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Original text: dpa -Translation: Mareike Graepel