People collect during a protest against the government’s restrictions, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, within Konstanz, Germany, on April. 4, 2020. (Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters)
BERLIN—Thousands associated with demonstrators protested against coronavirus restrictions in Konstanz, southern Germany, over the weekend, law enforcement said on Sunday.
Thousands of counter-demonstrators furthermore turned out to show support for your government’s measures while furthermore protesting against supporters within the other group, police mentioned.
A man displays the poster reading: “Masks are usually child abuse” during a demonstration against the government’s restrictions, within Konstanz, Germany, on April. 4, 2020. (Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters)
Overall, police measured between 10, 500 plus 11, 000 people getting involved in the different demonstrations on Sunday and the two-day protests carried on Sunday with sunlit weather likely to draw in additional participants, a police speaker said.
“So far, the situation is relaxed, ” the police spokesman additional.
Germany up to now has managed the COVID-19 pandemic relatively nicely by keeping infections plus deaths low compared to additional European countries during the first influx in spring.
But infection numbers are usually rising again and regulators are mulling further limitations which could limit public lifestyle and slow down the financial recovery after Germany experienced its worst recession upon record in the first half the year.
By Michael Nienaber