The dispute over the ban on entry for tourists in the popular district of Ostprignitz-Ruppin continues to smoulder. Brandenburg’s Prime Minister Dietmar Woidke (SPD) has criticized the limitation in the Corona-crisis. “I think it is legally questionable and I do not consider it alone for good,” said Woidke on Thursday evening in the rbb-TV. He had to master a certain understanding of Worry for citizens in the Region. The ban was not balanced enough. “The measure itself, I think, firstly, difficult to enforce and, secondly, also for a measure which does not really helps us to achieve this goal.” It is more a matter, contacts contain.

In the district with the visit of magnets, Rheinsberg and Neuruppin have been banned since Thursday tourist travel for private reasons. This also includes a temporary count short stays in accommodation such as cottages and dachas, it means in the disposal. The circle responded to the ban, especially to tourists who were stranded since the car controls to the main access roads to the neighboring country of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in the Region.

In the Easter season, according to a statement from the district administrator, Ralf Reinhardt (SPD), a “significant” increase in tourists in the circle. Even now it is by the entry ban in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern increased boat and caravan tourism, he established prohibition in the case of a telephone conference on Friday, the adopted entry. The health system in the circuit cannot cope with the in case of emergency. There is already shortage of the simplest means of protection against the Coronavirus. “All this together makes it that we hold on to the widely available, but make it clearer,” said Reinhardt.

On Thursday, the circle was rowed partially back and had to clarify: Those who are already longer in the district, should provide for a right to stay in the secondary residence. Entries should up to at least 19. April be contained. “Who is there to stay,” said Reinhardt. You are also expected to travel to your primary residence. The circuit remain, however, in principle, in the case of the ban.

The criticism of the Prime Minister on the ban said the district administrator, he had to endure. He would have liked a similar uniform solution to the country level, such as in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern or Schleswig-Holstein. “We have here a very special Situation.” In some regions, we should meet for specific developments other schemes.

The police will not enforce, according to a statement from the country Council, the General with. She was busy with the controls on the containment regulation in the country. Instead, the rules are intended to address authorities of cities and municipalities in the Region eye-catching to travelers. Penalties for violations of the General order, should there not be, according to Reinhardt.

dpa