COVID-19 cases.The announcement was made on November 19, with the closures taking effect from today (November 22). The new measures come as coronavirus cases hit a record high in the country on November 18.As Sky News reports, chancellor Angel Merkel described the situation in Germany as “dramatic”, and urged people to get vaccinated. “The fourth wave is hitting our country with full force,” she said.
At the moment, the vaccination rate in the country is lower than the average in Western Europe, with nearly 68 per cent of the population fully vaccinated.“I saw it coming,” David Muallem, co-founder at Munich club BLITZ, told Resident Advisor. “If I’m really honest, I think we won’t open before maybe end of January, February.