Chancellor Angela Merkel and heads of Germany’s 16 states will discuss what’s next during a phone call on Wednesday.
A spokesman for the German Olympic Sports Confederation said between the shutdown of training facilities and the ban on any groups larger than two getting together, training for elite athletes had become impossible. In local news, Berlin Senate announced measures yesterday to suspend evictions and protect tenants who are behind on their rent due to the coronavirus pandemic.
About 150 Berlin restaurant owners wrote to Berlin Mayor Michael Müller pleading for immediate help to pay their employees’ salaries and protect them from potential eviction during the coronavirus health crisis. According to the letter, some don’t have the funds to survive another month.