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Garmisch-Partenkirchen district: Corona traffic light jumps to red - face protection is now also mandatory for primary school students


It was to be expected: The Corona traffic light is now also red in the Garmisch-Partenkirchen district. New rules now apply.

It was to be expected: The Corona traffic light is now also red in the Garmisch-Partenkirchen district. New rules now apply.

  • In the Garmisch-Partenkirchen district, the corona incidence value 50 was exceeded on Monday.

  • In the Corona test station, operations are in full swing.

  • With the red phase, new rules apply.

    Primary school students are also affected.


- Now the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen

has also been hit

: The

Corona traffic light





dark red,

which is currently


highest pandemic level

that has been issued

according to the classification by the

Bavarian state government

, but: The region


the value of


for the

seven-day incidence

on Monday, was exactly

55.41 in

the afternoon


"We have crossed the


, which was unfortunately to be expected when you see how high the values ​​are in the neighboring districts," emphasizes District Administrator

Anton Speer (Free Voters).


Corona traffic light is red: These rules now apply

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Corona in Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Corona traffic light jumps to red - new regulations come into force

One thing is very important to him: “We are trying everything, so that we stick to the values ​​as low as possible.” That is why the

Corona test station is


, which the district paid around 220,000 euros for the first month of September alone Construction and the staff has kept going at

peak activity


“We even tested on Sunday,” explains Speer.

Over the


it is always decided at short notice how big the rush is.

And it's still immense.

“I think we're currently doing around 150 tests a day,” estimates Speer.


political leader of the region

appeals again urgently to the population: "Take the rules seriously - and let yourself be tested."

Corona in the Garmisch-Partenkirchen district: Mandatory mouthguards for primary school children are not tipped

The district only reached the yellow phase of the Bavarian corona traffic light on Friday evening (October 23), only three days later it is now



This brings with it some important changes: The further

tightening of








to 10

p.m. and the

mask requirement,

which will also apply to all

primary school students

in the district for lessons,

will be



"I know that we will get a lot of

pressure from



especially for this

," emphasizes Speer.

"But we are concerned with the health of the children as well as the entire district population." Therefore, the district administrator is already making it clear: "We will

not move away

from this


, as other regions have done, we are sticking to it." Speer names the district of Ebersberg or the city of Munich.

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Legally, the new situation is not a major state act.

This is assured by Jan Knopp, head of the public security office in the district authority.

When the 50 mark is exceeded, the regulations of the Seventh Bavarian

Infection Protection Measures Ordinance

for this

pandemic level

automatically come into force.

“We don't have to arrange anything for this,” explains Knopp.

It will take effect the next day after it is first mentioned - so it is called in official German.

In plain language: on Tuesday (October 27th) since midnight.

At the same time, there is still the


decree of

the district in which the

mask requirement



zones and streets in the four largest communities Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Murnau, Mittenwald and Oberammergau is stipulated.

“This continues to apply, we don't have to renew it because we are now in the

red phase

,” emphasizes Knopp.

This came into force on October 25th and will run until November 8th.

There are currently no plans to designate other zones in smaller towns: "We discussed this with the municipalities," says Knopp.

"These places are usually not that crowded, not so many people come together."

Strict corona measures in Garmisch-Partenkirchen: visiting rules in the clinic tightened

Meanwhile, the

obligation to wear masks

in the large municipalities has now also been made visible.

In Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the employees of the building yard raised


at traffic lights and at neuralgic points in the protection zones.

This is also planned in Murnau.

“Because it is difficult to inform everyone about it.

After all, not everyone has the newspaper or looks at the information board for the community, ”says Kreszentia Oppenrieder, manager of the Murnau market town.

The police also saw her on patrol through Ober- and Untermarkt at noon.

"They also made people aware of the

mask requirement


As one of the first larger facilities in the region, the Garmisch-Partenkirchen Clinic reacted immediately to the 50s incidence and



visiting rules again.

"From now on, only one person named by the patient and registered by the clinic will have access every day," emphasizes Gudrun Stadler, press spokeswoman for the clinic.

Up to now, one visitor without a specific name per patient was allowed.

Source: merkur

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