in different countries In the West, the authorities gradually weaken previously tight “nuts” restrictions imposed because of the pandemic. Step by step, permits the opening of trade, services and movement of citizens. But in all cases it is necessary to keep an eye on and track the statistics of the spread of coronavirus.
In Germany, recently began the second stage of weakening of restrictive measures. Many Federal lands are open to shopping centers, to schools returned students of the penultimate and fourth grades (final year students returned to school in April), religious institutions re-opened for believers. Earlier, in the first phase of weakening of quarantine, from April 20, resumed the work of the small shops area of 800 square meters. Also opened bookstores, showrooms and shops selling and repairing bicycles.
On 4 may, the country finally opened up barbershops, faced here with such a huge influx of customers, which collapsed sites to record for a haircut, not to mention the fact that the phones could not cope with the number of calls from those who want to bring beauty.
In a number of cities have opened museums, exhibitions, zoos and Botanical gardens. In such lands as Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia and Rhineland-Palatinate authorities are allowed to access all the shops and shopping centres whatever the size of their retail space.
according to Deutsche Welle, the measures of social distancing in Germany extended till June 5 but will soon be allowed to meet relatives living in two different households. But Federal land will have to go back to quarantine, if within seven days will be recorded over 50 new cases per 100 thousand inhabitants.
it is Expected that on may 15 will resume matches the 36 clubs of the first and second German Bundesliga football in an empty stadium.
in the interview of the media group Funke published may 3, foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Wt stated that it is impossible to hurry with the resumption of tourist trips: “We can gradually remove a warning against travel only when people are not just able to fly again overseas, but also safe enough to return”.
the Greek Authorities announced meanwhile that gradually the country is from July 1 to receive tourists. True, the visitors will have to wear a mask in public places, to observe the rules of social distancing and check its temperature on arrival. Hellas inhabitants of the country once again have the opportunity to take to the streets, and the ability to be outdoors, but they are unable to leave the territory of the region. Of course, you need to wear a mask in public transport, elevators and Bo��gnizah.
the First of the countries of the European Union opened its borders to the Czech Republic. As stated the Czech Minister of health Adam vojtěch, you can travel abroad, even on vacation. But everyone who returns will have to confirm a negative test result for coronavirus or to spend two weeks in quarantine. At the same time, the entry of foreigners in the Czech Republic has remained limited (except for entrepreneurs from the European Union). 27 April in the Czech Republic reopened a store with an area of 2.5 thousand square meters, as well as driving schools. Universities had the opportunity to restore education, but restricted to 5 people in the audience.
the three Baltic former Soviet republics, decided 15 may reopen the borders between Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. As reported in Facebook the head of the Lithuanian government Saulius Squirrels: “We came to a consensus that all three Baltic States properly control the spread of coronavirus. In addition, we trust the health systems to each other.” But the citizens of these three Baltic States returning from other foreign countries will be required to spend two weeks in isolation.
In Italy, residents again you can go out for walks and exercise, but Jogging is only possible in solitude and not more than an hour a day. From 4 may the Italians had the opportunity to visit relatives (even if only in small groups and in protective masks). Allowed and walks with children in the fresh air. It is now possible to conduct the funeral ceremony (provided that they are no more than 15 people). Gradually the country opened factories and plants.
In the Netherlands the authorities decided to open a hairdressing, beauty and massage salons. Prime Minister mark Rutte have agreed that from June 1 will open restaurants, cafes, museums, cinemas and theatres, as well as all schools, of course: under strict precautions. As such in the Netherlands, for example, introduced the compulsory wearing of masks on public transport.
On 5 may the Dutch carrier partially resumes flights to Europe: from Amsterdam to Barcelona, Madrid, Rome, Milan, Budapest, Prague, Warsaw and Helsinki. But from may 11 until the end of August, all passengers will be required to wear masks or to cover the face in any other way as when landing and throughout the flight.
In Denmark from June 8, resumes the work of museums and cinemas, and parks will open their gates for visitors. In public areas will be permitted to gather up to 50 people. However, there is one significant “but.” All this will be possible only if the number of new cases of infection with coronavirus and the number of patients diagnosed with Covid-19 will not exceed expected values. Earlier since April 20 in the countrydid not resume small businesses, opened schools and kindergartens.
In Austria from 2 may open all the shops, and many enterprises in the service sector (e.g. hairdressing). The number of visitors to these institutions is limited at the rate of 1 person per 10 square metres of retail space. The residents still have in public places to keep a minimum distance of one meter, and wear a protective mask.
In Spain, the residents were again allowed to leave the house after seven weeks of hard quarantine. Living in the same apartment Spaniards were allowed to walk together and play sports. Even earlier, on April 26, children under 14 years old allowed to walk on the street within the hour, accompanied by one adult.
For different age groups set to a certain time of day, for “unprofessional physical activity” on the air: people in the age from 14 till 70 years are allowed to leave their houses from 6 am to 10 am and from 20 to 23 PM. And elderly people from 70 years and citizens with special needs can walk from 10 a.m. to noon and from 19 to 20 hours.
In France in early may, the head of the Ministry of health, Olivier Veran stated that the emergency sanitary regulations in connection with the pandemic of coronavirus are expected to continue until July 24.
In Australia the head of government Scott Morrison has introduced a three-stage plan for the relaxation of restrictive measures and restart the economy by July. In accordance with this plan will be gradually opened cafes, restaurants, shops, libraries, pools and playgrounds. Allowed business meetings with number of participants up to 10 people and chat in groups of up to 5 people.
For weddings and Church services to attend up to 10 people, and in the funeral ceremonies up to twenty people indoors and up to 30 people in the cemeteries.