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Germany: Berliners rally for more support for arts and businesses in COVID-19 times02:15

Germany: Berliners rally for more support for arts and businesses in COVID-19 times

Germany, Berlin
October 28, 2020 at 13:06 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of protesters marched through Berlin on Wednesday to demand support for arts, entertainment as well as bar and nightclub industries struggling to survive during the COVID-19 pandemic.

They were hit by the restrictions on public gatherings with many related venues being closed for most of the time since the beginning of the crisis.

Germany has been of the European nations witnessing an alarming rise in COVID-19 numbers over the last few weeks. More than 11,400 new cases were registered in the counry on Tuesday, according to the Robert Koch Institute.

The government was contemplating tougher measures, including new closures of pubs and restaurants to curb the spread of the virus, as Chancellor Angela Merkel met with regional governors on Wednesday to discuss the matter.

Germany: Berliners rally for more support for arts and businesses in COVID-19 times02:15
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Hundreds of protesters marched through Berlin on Wednesday to demand support for arts, entertainment as well as bar and nightclub industries struggling to survive during the COVID-19 pandemic.

They were hit by the restrictions on public gatherings with many related venues being closed for most of the time since the beginning of the crisis.

Germany has been of the European nations witnessing an alarming rise in COVID-19 numbers over the last few weeks. More than 11,400 new cases were registered in the counry on Tuesday, according to the Robert Koch Institute.

The government was contemplating tougher measures, including new closures of pubs and restaurants to curb the spread of the virus, as Chancellor Angela Merkel met with regional governors on Wednesday to discuss the matter.

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