While France is still looking for the right rhythm to effect its deconfinement, Germany is accelerating hers and getting a little closer to a normal life. It must be said that Angela Merkel had to bow to pressure from the regions. “The German Länders have a lot of power and for the past two days have been rivaling in easing measures”, relayed the journalist Laurent Desbonnets in duplex from Berlin (Germany). Thus, the restaurants will reopen from the weekend of May 8 near the Baltic Sea and Monday May 11 in Bavaria. “All of this went far beyond the government’s recommendations to date in Berlin”, explains the correspondent for France 2.
“Angela Merkel has given the green light to the resumption of the football championship behind closed doors. We are no longer very far from a total return to normal, with nevertheless increased vigilance. As soon as the epidemic starts somewhere there will be restrictions, but this time only locally “, he specifies. In France, bars and restaurants do not yet know when they can resume their activity, Édouard Philippe will rule on this matter at the beginning of June. As for the football championship, the season has been stopped in France, team sports competitions being prohibited until August.
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