All cultural and leisure facilities, libraries, bars, clubs and discos will be closed. The same applies to Christmas markets as well as tourist and hotel facilities. Saxony is another federal state that has decided to introduce new, stricter measures to combat COVID-19. Earlier, the Bavarian authorities decided to make such a move.
- Due to the rapidly growing number of coronavirus infections, Saxony is introducing large sanitary restrictions in the public sphere
- All cultural and recreational facilities, libraries, bars, clubs and discos, as well as tourist and hotel facilities will be closed
- The regulations come into force on Monday and will be valid until December 12
- More such information can be found on the main page of Onet.pl
From Monday, in Saxony, catering establishments will be able to work until 20, and customers will be subject to the 2G rule (admission for vaccinated and convalescent).
Saxony is another federal state that has decided to introduce new, stricter measures to combat COVID-19. Earlier, the Bavarian authorities decided to make such a move. Many places will be inaccessible to unvaccinated and a curfew will apply in poviats with the highest infection rate (over 1,000 per 100,000 inhabitants). There are currently four such poviats: Meissen, Bautzen, Leipzig and Saxon Switzerland.
Freedom without responsibility is called selfishness, (…) it is about solidarity. New measures are absolutely necessary
Said the Prime Minister of Saxony, Michael Kretschmer.
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This year, no Christmas markets
It will also be forbidden to organize mass events, festivals and fairs, bus and train trips. Dance schools and adult education centers will be closed. All cultural facilities including bars, clubs and discos will be closed. This also applies to Christmas markets.
Places with activities for children and teenagers up to 16 years of age will remain open. 3G (vaccinated, recuperated and Covid-19 negative) workplaces will apply. Schools and kindergartens remain open for the time being.
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The unvaccinated stay at home
Unvaccinated people will not be allowed to leave their homes after hours. 22. Moreover, it is to be passed prohibition of drinking alcohol in public places.
Part of the retail trade was excluded from the restrictions – grocery and basic necessities stores, supermarkets, drugstores, pharmacies. The 2G rule will apply in shops of other industries and at the hairdresser’s. Churches and religious communities will operate according to the 3G principle.
“We need a different set of tools,” explained Kretschmer. – The existing rules are no longer enough, new barriers are necessary. ‘ He stressed that the real reason for the plight in Saxony is the low vaccination rate.
In Saxony, 7791 new infections were registered in the last 24 hours.