A spokesman for Berlin’s police union said failure to comply with social distancing rules and closures over Easter weekend could result in a fine. He also encouraged Berliners to contact the police if groups of people are observed violating the restrictions.
Unlike a lot of people who are able to work from home during this crisis, Victoria Houriet is outside on her bike most days, delivering food. In today’s Coronavirus Chronicle – Houriet, 20, from Argentina says she feels her job puts her in danger. This piece originally aired on April 9, 2020.
This April is a holy month for Christians, Jews and Muslims that would normally be one in which families and friends gather and people get together to pray. But how can the faithful observe their respective holidays given the COVID-19 pandemic? Also, what toll are the bans, closures and increasing isolation taking mentally on all of us?