Increased nightly corona controls in Mitte
District mayor Stephan von Dassel has made good on his announcement of increased controls: During the night to Saturday (25 July 2020), employees of the public order office and the police were on the party mile in Mitte around Torstraße.
A police officer and an employee of the public order office stand in front of a restaurant in Mitte.
50 administrative offences were reported, a police spokeswoman said on Saturday. Some of the accusations: individual people had not kept the distance from others as prescribed in the Corona period, in some cases the companies had not been able to present a hygiene concept, had not kept proper attendance lists or had not posted the hygiene regulations.
According to the report, the six employees of the public authority inspected three bars and three Spätis. They were accompanied by five policemen who filed a criminal complaint for insulting an employee of the public order office. The district mayor of Dassel (Greens) was also present and gained impressions. According to the police, the group was on the road between 9:30 p.m. and 1 a.m. in Brunnenstraße, Torstraße and Weinbergsweg.
After at least ten guests of a restaurant under the Berlin TV tower tested positive for the corona virus, von Dassel announced increased controls on Wednesday. In case of violations, "fines would be imposed in the maximum legally permissible amount". In an open letter to owners of bars, pubs and restaurants in Mitte, he demanded, among other things, that the rules of distance and hygiene applicable in the Corona pandemic be enforced among guests without exception, and that protective measures be consistently followed.
The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Berlin increased by 34 cases on Saturday. According to the Senate Health Administration, the number was 8990 on Saturday.
According to the Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG), most people in buses and trains adhere to the mask obligation.
Last edited: Saturday, 25. July 2020 20:48 Uhr