New stricter lockdown measures for April 1 – through April 5 to break the wave.
What are the new measures?
As well as prolonging existing measures such as the closure of cultural, leisure and sporting facilities, tougher restrictions will apply over the Easter period.
Churches will be asked to hold services marking the Christian festival online.
No more than five adults from two households will be able to meet over the five-day period.
Testing and vaccination centers can remain open.
Public gatherings will be prohibited.
Almost all shops will be shut during the five days. Only grocery stores may open on Saturday, April 3.
Anyone from Germany holidaying abroad will have to be tested before boarding a flight back to Germany.