vaccinated against corona and people who have been cured of the virus can count on more freedoms in Germany: “We are preparing a new regulation early next week”, said Merkel‘s Secretary of State on Friday. Critics, however, speak of an imminent ‘two class society‘.
Specifically, it concerns visiting shops and the possibility of recreation and travel. Even now, Germans have to show a quick test or PCR test, but for pricked and healed persons that duty will soon fall away. Like the controversial curfew, which was introduced last week in areas with too high contamination. Plus, for example, the duty to quarantine after contact with an infected person.
The left-wing Minister of Justice Christine Lambrecht advocates the return of basic rights for pricked persons. Her department, together with the political groups and the Länder, is preparing for a long year of lockdown to finally return normal life for some 80 million Germans: “Restrictions are no longer justified for them”, says a spokesman.
In Berlin, the Federal Government admitted that it was an ‘important, sensitive and complex theme‘. , “We are still in an intermediate stage”, described a government official. , “Although millions of people have already been pricked, many more citizens have not yet been pricked.” Merkel’s cabinet knows that people crave their normal lives and receive people unlimited. , “These are basic rights, and the problem is that we should not discriminate against people.”
That is why the new regulation states that people are regaining their rights, and that they are not about privileges.
However, the distance rules and the duty to wear mouthcaps remain. Furthermore, there is a threat of great fragmentation. Länder such as Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania want to allow pricked or healed persons to go to hardware stores and hairdressers, which is not yet allowed elsewhere.