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Altmaier wants tougher penalties for breaches of Corona rules
In the face of rising Corona infection Federal Economics Minister, Peter Altmaier, has issued to pay for tougher penalties for breaches of Corona rules. "Those who endanger others intentionally, you must expect this serious consequences for him hat", Altmaier told the German press Agency in Berlin. "We must not endanger the incipient recovery that we experienced a renewed increase in infections."
The large majority of the population is behaving extraordinarily responsible. "What we are experiencing in the moment, increase in Risk, Essentially goes back to the careless and sometimes irresponsible misconduct of a very small number of Menschen", Altmaier said. "We need to bind more effectively than in the past and in cases where it comes, therefore, to infections and outbreaks, effective sanction: The fines and penalties, and includes, if there is intent or gross negligence."
In the countries there are different systems of Fines for violations of Corona rules, for example, if the minimum distance is not adhered to, public transport, no mouth-nose protection is worn, or Corona-"Partys" to be celebrated.
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