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In Germany can cancel the traditional November carnivals

The traditional carnivals in Germany in November called into question because of COVID-19, this will be discussed further, said at a briefing following the meeting with colleagues from 15 Federal States of Germany and Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister of Bavaria Marcus Seder.

"We are very sensitive in this matter, so during fishing-carnival (traditional carnival week in Germany before lent - ed.) in Bavaria through Austria from the EU has been a significant development of infection. After the holidays will be discussed further at the question of what to do next. But, for example, most believe that the carnival celebrations in November rather questionable," said Seder.

He added that the issue "will be used with caution step by step." Seder previously reported that the German authorities made the decision before the end of October to cancel all major events in the country.

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