Germany's coronavirus cases continue rising
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 289 to 178,570, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Monday.
SOCIAL DISTANCING RULES WILL BE EASED
The German federal government is recommending that states ease some social distancing regulations from June 6, Bild newspaper reported, but continues to urge that limits be placed on size of social gatherings.
According to an official paper seen by the newspaper, Helge Braun, head of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office, recommended that private gatherings be held in the open air where possible and be limited to 20 people, while indoor meetings should be limited to 10 people.