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Corona situation worsens: Söder expresses himself on Sunday - first details leaked

2020-12-08T03:25:59.079Z

The corona situation is worsening, Markus Söder will convene his cabinet for a special meeting on Sunday. Are there still stricter rules coming on the weekend?



The corona situation is worsening, Markus Söder will convene his cabinet for a special meeting on Sunday.

Are there still stricter rules coming on the weekend?

  • Individual regions in Bavaria have already imposed exit restrictions due to increasing corona numbers.

  • Is Söder now following suit for all of Bavaria?

    The cabinet will hold a special session on Sunday.

  • Here we offer you the current case numbers in Bavaria in a map.

  • This ticker is updated regularly.

Update from December 6, 12:36 p.m

.: Bavaria's state government has agreed on stricter measures against Corona.

Christian Deutschländer, Head of Politics / Background at Münchner Merkur, tweeted this.

Accordingly, it is said from circles that there will be new steps on the subject of schools, as well as stricter contact rules on New Year's Eve.

The Cabinet is currently in session, and there will be a press conference at 2 p.m.

Bavaria's coalition has agreed on stricter measures against #Corona.

There will be new steps at school, and stricter contact rules on New Year's Eve, according to some circles.

The Cabinet is in session at the moment.

2 p.m. press conference.

- Christian Deutschländer (@CDeutschlaender) December 6, 2020

Corona in Bavaria: Söder calls for "consistent action"

Update from December 6th, 10.15 a.m.:

Before the special meeting of the Bavarian cabinet on Sunday,

Prime Minister Markus Söder is

pushing for

the rules to be tightened in view of the high number of infections.

“We now need a consistent approach.

We cannot accept the high death toll in Germany.

The contagion rates are still too high. ”That said the CSU boss of

Bild am Sonntag

.

"It is better

to act

until

Christmas

than a permanent stop-and-go for the population."

Corona in the Free State - FDP calls for large-scale rapid tests: "Bavaria should follow suit here"

Update from December 5, 6:09 p.m.:

Because of the still high number of corona infections in the Free State, the Bavarian FDP is calling for large-scale rapid tests.

Your argument: This is how you could react regionally in Bavaria to larger foci of infection.

"Our neighboring countries have had good experiences with it, Bavaria should follow suit," said FDP-Bayern boss Daniel Föst on Saturday at an online party conference.

At the meeting, an application for a large funding program for the local economy in Bavaria was agreed for the time after the corona pandemic.

Corona in Bavaria: FDP calls for large-scale rapid tests

"We have to create structures so that the country becomes more innovative, the economy stronger and education more digital," said Föst.

If so much money is invested, the country must be better positioned after the crisis than before.

The application with the name "Opportunities of the Crisis: Mission Aufbruch" speaks of tax relief, bureaucracy reduction or investment programs for research and development.

The motion was passed with 157 votes in favor and eight against.

About 300 delegates were present at the virtual meeting.

Original message from December 5th, 8.28am:

Munich - Bavaria's Prime Minister Markus Söder * (CSU) had recently indicated a stricter course in the fight against the corona virus *.

Is everything going very quickly now?

Corona situation in Bavaria is worsening: Söder calls cabinet together - are stricter rules coming?

Because of the worsening Corona * situation in the Free State,

Söder

has called

his cabinet together for a

special meeting

on Sunday

.

At 12 o'clock, the Council of Ministers will by, according to the State Chancellery

Video Switch

discuss "further measures".

Specifically, this should

mean

further

tightening

in the fight against the corona pandemic *.



In the past few days, Söder had repeatedly indicated that he considered a tougher course to be necessary due to the increasing number of new infections *.

During his visit to the Corona * hotspot Passau, he said that the

extension of the partial lockdown

that was decided this week was

not enough to sustainably reduce the number of new infections.

The exponential growth that was still there in October has now stopped - but the numbers will continue to rise.

The Bavarian government is also concerned about the uncontrolled outbreak in hotspots such as Passau * or Nuremberg. *

Corona in Bavaria: Söder expresses doubts about easing for Christmas and New Year's Eve

In this context, Söder spoke of "improvements" and publicly expressed doubts that the

easing of the contact requirements

that had been planned for the period between

Christmas and New Year was

still justified in the current infection situation.

"If the numbers stay that way, it will also be clear that, for example, on New Year's Eve, the number of contacts will also have to be reduced." According to reports, however, the easing over the Christmas period will continue to be maintained.

The CSU * boss has repeatedly made

hints

in the past few days

that indicate that he - unlike his coalition partner Free Voters - prefers significantly stricter rules.

The country could "not be put to sleep forever," he said.

Corona in Germany: Federal and state governments decide to extend the partial lockdown

On Wednesday the federal and state governments decided to extend the current partial lockdown until January

10th

.

For the period from December 23rd to January 1st “at the longest” it was previously planned to allow meetings “with close family and friends” up to a maximum of ten people, whereby children up to 14 years of age should not be counted.

New Year's Eve fireworks are to be avoided, and “the use of pyrotechnics is prohibited in busy squares and streets”.

You can find an overview of the applicable rules in our overview. *

The lockdown will be extended until January 10th.

The situation is very serious.

We have to stay consistent and sharpen the hotspots - with alternating lessons, exit restrictions, protection of nursing homes and series tests.

The numbers must now drop significantly.

pic.twitter.com/9Ob5rikQ7i

- Markus Söder (@Markus_Soeder) December 2, 2020

Exactly where

Bavaria

wants to tighten its course is open.

Tougher steps in schools and in retail, but also greater exit restrictions would be conceivable.

After the special session on Sunday, Markus Söder and Minister of Economic Affairs Hubert Aiwanger will provide information at a press conference.

Coronavirus in Bavaria: Passau and Regen extend exit restrictions

Due to the persistently high number of corona infections, the city of Passau * and the district of Regen in Lower Bavaria extended the exit restrictions applicable there on Friday.

In Nuremberg *, too, there are strict guidelines for people to leave their homes, for example.

(kam / dpa) * Merkur.de is part of the nationwide Ippen digital editorial network.

Markus Söder wants Bavaria to go it alone again with the corona measures.

Meanwhile, the corona peace in the coalition is crumbling: Shortly after each other, several SPD politicians attack the CSU chairman. *

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List of rubric lists: © Peter Kneffel / dpa

Source: merkur

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