The current Corona measures were heatedly discussed at Markus Lanz.
Baden-Württemberg's Prime Minister Winfried Kretschmann was particularly pissed off on one topic.
tough lockdown has been
in place in Germany
Recently, the number of
decreased significantly and the number of
has eased somewhat
in many federal states
Due to the falling number of
cases, school openings are heatedly discussed.
Hamburg - In the last few days, the declining
corona infection numbers *
gave cause for hope again.
Therefore, the relaxation of corona measures is being discussed more and more often.
In the talk show with
, possible school
going it alone were
fell on his emotional reaction.
Markus Lanz: Winfried Kretschmann loses his composure in the talk
It's a topic that many quickly get emotional about - the
and the associated school closings.
For many parents, the current
an enormous burden.
A burden that will remain at least until February
, because that is how long the current measures should apply nationwide.
But the state government around Prime Minister
prepared a paper for
the extension of the
corona lockdown in
mid-January that provides a different path.
, the primary schools and daycare centers are to
, regardless of the joint resolution proposed by the federal and state governments.
The final decision should not be made until January
but the schools are
open given the current infection rate (incidence of 86.9 as of January 27, 2021) in
Secondary schools and vocational schools are not due to reopen until February 14th.
solo effort in the matter of
met with a wide media response and a lot of criticism.
Markus Lanz *
, the Prime Minister seized the opportunity and defended the corona measures in his state.
Winfried Kretschmann at Markus Lanz: "Now I just have to be clear"
spoke to him about his plan to open schools earlier than agreed at the ministerial conference.
Kretschmann first emphasized that, apart from minor deviations, the Prime Ministers and Chancellor agreed and they would work together.
him again about
going it alone
somewhat angrily. "The Prime Minister's Conference has usually stayed together for the most part."
the criticism of the premature opening of the primary schools
“I don't know why it's being exaggerated.” In addition, one shouldn't pretend that primary schools are the problem with this
risk of infection
in primary schools is low and that the home office in particular
a relevant role in containing the
His plan “is only about elementary schools, all others will remain closed”,
"You don't have to pretend that villains are at work with every small deviation."
It is personally important for
be weighed with the gold scales “with the children, with the little ones”.
"We owe it to them," said
Kretschman faces difficult election campaigns in Baden Württemberg
The emotional appearance at
and the broad media response to his single-handed approach to school opening should come in handy for
with a view to the upcoming
state elections *
a head-to-head race with their current small coalition partner, the
According to a poll by the polling institute INSA on January 13th, 30% of the votes fall on the
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