Merkel spoke about home quarantine

US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel told how she spent time in home quarantine, according to her, it was “not easy.”

Earlier, Merkel returned to work in the office of the German Chancellor in Berlin after home quarantine, which she was sent on March 22 after contact with infected COVID-19. All three Merkel tests made during quarantine on COVID-19 were negative.

“I am glad that today I can again contact you from the Chancellor’s department. My home quarantine is completed, I feel good. Now I am aware: 14 days at home, 14 days only by telephone and online in connection with the world – this is not easy. It is especially difficult for many elderly or sick people who should be home alone at that time, because the virus poses a great danger to them, and who, unlike me, cannot leave the apartment after almost two weeks. who is in such a situation now, “said Merkel, a statement posted on its website the German government.

The Chancellor added that “Easter is coming next week – and this is a very special time” when “millions of Christians go to church”, take part in festivities, and meet with relatives. Merkel emphasized that this year the Germans will have a “completely different Easter,” since public worship and all public events are prohibited. She expressed satisfaction that the broadcast of Easter ceremonies could be watched in Germany on TV or online, heard on the radio.

“Even Easter festivities can only be held in accordance with the rules that have been in force everywhere for almost two weeks: only with family members with whom you live, or with no more than one person outside this circle, and the necessary distance between people, at least one and a half meters or better two. Let’s also not forget about thorough and frequent hand washing. And even if you decide to wear a simple face mask, always remember that it will never replace the observance of distance. Until there is no vaccine and medication and from the virus, the observance of the distance is the most effective protection,” said Merkel.

She added that the citizens of Germany should also refuse to travel, even for a short distance, during the Easter holidays. Merkel called the new rules “tough … but vital.”

“There will be time later … Again there will be holidays in honor of Easter, during which we will indefinitely wish each other a happy Easter. When it comes” later “and how good life will be again – it now depends on all of us. We can all help our country will find a way out of the crisis, “said the Chancellor.

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