German President quarantined because of coronavirus at his guard

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German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier went into quarantine after his guard was found to have a coronavirus. German tabloid Bild wrote about it on Saturday, October 17, referring to the press service of the office of the head of state.

According to the newspaper, Steinmeier has already passed the test for COVID-19, but the results have not come yet.

Earlier on October 12 it was reported that the mayor of Rotterdam Ahmed Abutaleb is on seven days self-isolation after a positive result of the coronavirus test.

On October 9 it became known that restrictions are toughened in Europe because of pandemic. In Czech Republic all cinemas and fitness centers were closed for two weeks. Cafes and restaurants work only till 20:00 local time, and it is possible to sit at tables for maximum four people.

In Italy, Germany and Belgium they plan to increase penalties for failure to comply with the mask regime up to €1 thousand. The number of new cases has increased by almost 90%. In Madrid, due to the spread of coronavirus infection, 7 thousand guards control the situation in the streets.

In addition, France introduced a curfew: citizens are required to stay home from 21:00 to 6:00. The penalty for the first violation will be €135.