Germany enforces drastic social distancing measures
23 March 2020,
Strict social distancing measures have come into force in Germany overnight just as Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel goes into self-quarantine.
As reported by Deutsche Welle Germany's new social distancing measures include:
The measures will remain in place, initially for the next two weeks.
Merkel announced the new measures just before being forced into self-quarantine after coming into contact with an infected doctor.
Updated at 10:49am AEDT on 23 March 2020.