Besuch Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel im Rathaus Köln

All of Germany‘s states have announced plans to make face masks compulsory to combat the spread of coronavirus. BBC News reports that Bremen became the final federal region to back the measures, with its senate set to confirm the decision. Mask use will be compulsory on public transport throughout Germany, and nearly all states will also make face coverings mandatory when shopping. The report says Chancellor Angela Merkel strongly recommended their use when she eased lockdown rules nationwide…..more