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Germany agrees new contact limits to curb COVID-19

Germany agrees new contact limits to curb COVID-19

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany will introduce sleek measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus including limiting interior most gatherings for vaccinated folks to a most of 10 folks sooner than Contemporary Year’s Eve, Chancellor Olaf Scholz stated on Tuesday.

Scholz additionally agreed with the premiers of Germany’s 16 federal states that big events, including soccer fits, would occur with out spectators.

Although the steps already presented, aimed mainly at encouraging folks to salvage vaccinated, had been having an construct, a fifth wave threatened Germany, particularly as a result of the omicron variant, Scholz told reporters.

“It is miles handiest a matter of weeks sooner than omicron is dominant right here,” stated Scholz.

(Reporting by Madeline Chambers and Sarah Marsh)