Rock on: Germany on track for open air gigs, fans at soccer games


  • World
  • Sunday, 23 May 2021

FILE PHOTO: German Health Minister Jens Spahn addresses a news conference to comment on the current situation amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Berlin, Germany May 21, 2021. Stefanie Loos/Pool via REUTERS

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is on target for outdoor concerts this summer, with social distancing and COVID-19 testing for attendees, and if cases fall further fans should be back at soccer matches in August, Health Minister Jens Spahn said.

Coronavirus cases have been falling steadily over the last month in Germany and the seven-day incidence - the number of new infections - now stands at 64.5 per 100,000, data collated by the public health institute shows.

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