German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a press conference on the evening of the 15th to announce the gradual easing of corona measures.
Merkel announced that the existing social restrictions will continue until May 3rd. Germany banned more than two people from meeting in public since March 23, and asked people to maintain a social distance of about 1.5 meters from each other. Germany's federal and state governments are scheduled to reevaluate the relevant measures on the 30th of this month. Primary and secondary schools closed in mid March will gradually reopen from May 4, and fresh graduates will return to school first. (Haiyang) (special draft of Xinhua News Agency)