In Germany canceled the beer festival “Oktoberfest”, and indeed all the other events

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In Germany canceled the beer festival “Oktoberfest”, and indeed all the other events. Although the authorities claim that the situation is favourable, the dead not so much, but the number recovered in Germany the biggest in the world (already 95 thousand people), prohibition of social contacts will operate for a long time.

Pandemic coronavirus will determine the course of our lives until, until the vaccine virus has not been ill or 80% of the population. Therefore, it is impossible to call the end date of the restrictive measures, and to comply with social distance the Germans have still many months, not weeks, announced Tuesday, April 21, several Prime Ministers of Federal lands.

In this regard, the world’s largest beer festival Oktoberfest in 2020 will not take place, said at a press conference in Munich, Prime Minister of Bavaria Marcus Seder and the Lord mayor of Munich Dieter Reiter, reports Deutsche Welle.

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“We are United in the opinion that the risk is too great”, – said the Prime Minister of Bavaria. “It is impossible to work in a mask and keep your distance in the Theresienwiese (the venue of the festival in the centre of Munich, it is named in honor of Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, wife of Ludwig I – approx.ed.) “- said Marcus Seger.

Present on a press-conferences the mayor of Munich Dieter Reiter said that the decision was not taken lightly, “it hurts”, but it’s the right decision, given the epidemiological situation in the country and in the world. The risk is too great for such an event in the usual time.

Last year the Oktoberfest took place from 21 September to 6 October. This year its opening was scheduled for September 19. At a beer festival was supposed to arrive the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin, with whom the government of Bavaria signed a joint statement on cooperation.