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Berlin: First curfew in 70 years amid Covid-19 case surge

Starting Saturday, Berlin's bars, restaurants and local shops will have to close between 11 pm, and 6 am, the Berlin Senate said announcing the first curfew in 70 years. The new curfew-period also forbids private gatherings of more than five people and nighttime meetings in parks. Daytime gatherings of more than 10 people will also be banned under the new rules. Gas stations can remain open during the night but are not allowed to sell alcohol during curfew hours.

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