Countries are tightening corona measures with contact restrictions

AIn view of the rapidly increasing number of infections, several federal states decided or promised tougher measures on Tuesday. In Bavaria, subject to the approval of the state parliament, strict contact restrictions for the unvaccinated are to apply from Wednesday. Accordingly, only a maximum of five people from two households are allowed to meet. All […]

Corona and Omikron: Offenbach no longer a hotspot

HEssens Prime Minister Volker Bouffier (CDU) is in favor of a nationwide vaccination register, which the Ethics Council also endorses. “Misunderstood data protection” should not stand in the way of this, says Bouffier according to dpa. “A vaccination register would help us a lot.” However, it would take years for such a database to be […]

Corona in Hessen: Offenbach no longer a hotspot

HEssens Prime Minister Volker Bouffier (CDU) is in favor of a nationwide vaccination register, which the Ethics Council also endorses. “Misunderstood data protection” should not stand in the way of this, says Bouffier according to dpa. “A vaccination register would help us a lot.” However, it would take years for such a database to be […]

What the new Corona rules mean for culture and organizers

AThere is a lot of phone calls again at the Frankfurt Opera. Just like shortly before the premiere of the opera “The Night Before Christmas” by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov on December 5th, the capacity of performances that have already been sold has to be reduced again. The reason is the tightening of the Corona Protection Ordinance […]

2 G in retail: Corona rules are met with criticism

Whe wants to shop in the city’s city centers from Monday onwards must either be vaccinated against the coronavirus or recover. From the beginning of the week, the 2-G rule applies in all retail stores that do not contribute to the basic supply. However, this tightening of the corona measures that Prime Minister Volker Bouffier […]

Hessen requires PCR test for unvaccinated people

WIf you are not vaccinated and want to take part in public life soon and, for example, go to a restaurant or cinema, you must have a current negative PCR test. An antigen test is no longer sufficient wherever the 3G rules apply. Prime Minister Volker Bouffier (CDU) announced this on Monday in Wiesbaden. The […]

Federal Council approves Corona emergency brake: concerns and criticism

NEven a few weeks ago, no Prime Minister would have admitted that one day he might one day miss the two-week conferences with the Chancellor. In the special session of the Federal Council on Thursday, the regret was all the greater, because all federal states had the impression that their experiences in coping with the […]

Controversial plans for 2G model – “policy debate at restaurant door”

Prime Minister Volker Bouffier also wants to introduce the 2G rule in Hesse. The reactions of innkeepers, hairdressers and organizers vary. The approval of the so-called 2G model planned by Hesse’s Prime Minister Volker Bouffier (CDU) has met with skepticism from many of the providers concerned. Both the Hessian hospitality industry and the hairdressing trade […]

Pandemic in Hessen: criticism of corona plans

AIn Hesse, too, restrictions on public life due to the corona pandemic will no longer depend as much on the number of new infections as before. On Tuesday, the country leaders discussed together with the Chancellor the idea of ​​introducing a kind of traffic light system instead, which, in addition to the incidence, primarily takes […]

Classroom instruction in the monastery ruins

“It’s finally starting again.” At the opening of the 70th Bad Hersfeld Festival, Hesse’s Prime Minister Volker Bouffier (CDU) spoke from the heart not only to the visitors, but also to all theater lovers. Artistic director Joern Hinkel and the local politicians in Hersfeld took a high risk when they made the decision in spring […]