New Corona rules in Hessen: Also with a runny nose in the daycare

schools may be required to Wear masks for the classroom. But a legally enforceable obligation arises. The clarified culture Minister Alexander Lorz (CDU) on Thu

New Corona rules in Hessen: Also with a runny nose in the daycare

schools may be required to Wear masks for the classroom. But a legally enforceable obligation arises. The clarified culture Minister Alexander Lorz (CDU) on Thursday. As reported, valid from Monday to the state government adopted a rule that in schools outside of the classroom, a mouth-nose cover must be worn.

Ewald Hetrodt

correspondent of the Rhein-Main-Zeitung in Wiesbaden.

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Helmut Swan

head of the Regional section of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

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Who go in addition to this, could not rely on the law of the land, so Lorz. The child and youth doctors would such a scheme is critical. Of course, it is, however, every Individual is free to wear in the classroom on a mask. Lorz responded with his Declaration on a number of Darmstadt's schools to go their own way. "The Wearing of masks in the classroom reduces the educational interaction," said the Minister. Also, for social reasons, he think it is not useful. The children had a fundamental right to education. A residual risk, is also justified in view of the evaluation of professionals.

School health service to consult the

After a massive local outbreak of the Virus, it could be mounted, the mouth-nose protection in the classroom. It was still better than closing a whole school. Of the default of the country, to carry on school grounds masks, can schools differ, for example if you have a particularly large outdoor area. Before that, however, must belong to the school conference and the school are considered a medical service.

The mask mandatory in schools is one of the most important decisions of the Hessian Corona Cabinet, which were presented on Thursday at the state Chancellery. Were adopted also guidelines for dealing with Corona infections. It was completely unthinkable that they were to appear, nowhere, stated Prime Minister Volker Bouffier (CDU). That, however, had no reason to panic.

"cold alone is not a reason for Exclusion"

The visit of day-care centres and schools is prohibited, if a child has at least one of the for the new Coronavirus typical symptoms. Those who have only a "brat", should come in anyway, said the state Secretary in the Ministry of social Affairs, Anne Janz (The Green). "A runny nose without other signs of illness, no exclusion is expressly a reason." Transport Minister Tarek Al-Wazir (Green party) reported that the buses and trams are now busy again regularly to two-thirds with the passengers. The utilisation will increase with the beginning of the school year, the usual distance could not be observed. "The more important it is that all keep to the rules in force and at the travel an everyday mask to wear." He who does not cannot be proven, then a fine of 50 Euro, if he refuses even after a prompt. The changes now. Who carries in a Bus or train, no mask, pays immediately.

This is with the help of the local authorities to enforce, says Al-Wazir. He announced, to talk about it in the next week with the representatives of the transport associations. The public transport is dependent on the acceptance of the citizens. That's why must be prevented, that you lead out of fear of Contracting the disease, rather with the car.

Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 17:20

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