Although coronavirus continues to spread in Baden-Württemberg, there are still demonstrations against the corona requirements. The trend reversal was hinted at in Stuttgart last weekend.
Stuttgart - The number of infections with the corona virus in Baden-Württemberg is still increasing (BW24 * reported). However, since Covid-19 is spreading more slowly than just a few weeks ago, there are already numerous easings in many areas of everyday life. For some citizens in Baden-Württemberg , however, these do not go far enough and they protest at corona demonstrations against the still applicable requirements for infection protection.
In order to curb the spread of the corona virus in Baden-Württemberg *, the state's current corona requirements apply . Protests with several thousand people on the Cannstatter Wasen in Stuttgart have already taken place several times against the regulations on infection protection . Other so-called hygiene demonstrations against the restrictions because of the coronavirus also took place last Pfingswochenende.
Corona virus in Baden-Württemberg: Hundreds of people demonstrate in downtown Stuttgart
Corona virus in Baden-Württemberg: Hundreds of people took part in a Corona demo in downtown Stuttgart over the weekend.
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At the corona demonstrations , participants must also comply with the requirements for protection against infection due to the corona virus in Baden-Württemberg *hold. At the Corona demos at the Cannstatter Wasen in Stuttgart last weekend, several hundred people demonstrated against restrictions imposed by the country's Corona regulation. According to the police, the protests were peaceful and the hygiene and distance rules were largely adhered to.
Around 150 people had gathered on the Cannstatter Wasen on Saturday . On Sunday, several hundred people demonstrated in the city of Stuttgart . Significantly fewer people took part than when the Corona demos were weddings a few weeks ago. The protests seem to be subsiding.
Given the rising number of cases of coronavirus in Baden-Wuerttemberg and the risk of infection at the Corona demos of the requirements Prime Minister Winfried Kretschmann had * previously said he was highly concerned about the protests. According to a report by the Ministry of the Interior, many demonstrators in past hygiene demonstrations have failed to comply with current hygiene regulations to protect against Covid-19 . Among the measures to protect against the coronavirus compliance counts a minimum distance of 1.50 meters and the mask duty that applies in Baden-Wuerttemberg for shopping and public transport *.
The Corona demos against the requirements for protection against the corona virus in Baden-Württemberg in Stuttgart had taken place on Pentecost weekend with the help of many police forces . Speakers demanded, among other things, the immediate opening of daycare centers and the immediate full operation of the schools. The risk of dying from Corona is now less than that of being hit by a tram, a speaker said, according to the German press agency on Saturday.
Corona virus in Baden-Württemberg: radicalization among participants of the Corona demos in Stuttgart
At another corona demonstration , an alliance of 25 left-wing groups from Stuttgart and the region had warned of impending social cuts as an economic consequence of the corona virus in Baden-Württemberg .
⚠️ For a rally next Sunday, May 31, several streets in downtown #Stuttgart must be closed. This will particularly affect traffic in the area of the # B27 and the city ring. 🔽 All information: https://t.co/qG5Wzj1sJc pic.twitter.com/hWTKtk7deT- City of Stuttgart (@stuttgart_stadt) May 29, 2020
In the run-up to the hygiene demonstrations against the Corona regulations last weekend, many feared that the protests at Pentecost could surpass all previous Corona demonstrations . The organizer originally registered 10,000 people for the Corona protest on Sunday *. The city limited the number of participants to5,000 maximum.
The State Office for the Protection of the Constitution in Stuttgart had already warned of possible radicalization on the corona demos against the contact restrictions and measures to contain the corona virus in Baden-Württemberg . The President of the State Office for the Protection of the Constitution said that there were also occasional right-wing extremists * among those who registered and participated in the Corona demonstrations.
* BW24 is part of the Ippen-Digital editors network