EXPLAINED: The new rules on masks that come into force in Germany next week

EXPLAINED: The new rules on masks that come into force in Germany next week

Several German states announced on Tuesday that they were relaxing rules on mandatory mask wearing. We break down what the new rules are state-by-state.

German health experts give green light to end of masks, but only outside

German health experts give green light to end of masks, but only outside

German justice minister tells states to consider abolishing mask wearing rules

German justice minister tells states to consider abolishing mask wearing rules

Will Germans continue wearing face masks after the pandemic?

Will Germans continue wearing face masks after the pandemic?

German Health Minister in spotlight over mask contract with husband’s firm

German Health Minister in spotlight over mask contract with husband’s firm

Merkel’s party braced for ‘slap in the face’ as polls take place in German states

Merkel’s party braced for ‘slap in the face’ as polls take place in German states

Merkel’s conservative party moves to clean up after ‘mask affair’

Merkel’s conservative party moves to clean up after ‘mask affair’

How people in Germany have embraced FFP2 masks

How people in Germany have embraced FFP2 masks

What you need to know about Germany’s new mask rules for public transport and shops

What you need to know about Germany’s new mask rules for public transport and shops

Germany poised to bring in stricter mask rules for public transport

Germany poised to bring in stricter mask rules for public transport

Will the rest of Germany follow Bavaria’s lead in tightening Covid-19 measures?

Will the rest of Germany follow Bavaria’s lead in tightening Covid-19 measures?

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about Bavaria’s new FFP2 mask requirement

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about Bavaria’s new FFP2 mask requirement

Bavaria orders compulsory FFP2 masks on public transport and in shops

Bavaria orders compulsory FFP2 masks on public transport and in shops

‘We’re learning from the pandemic’: Germany to store medical supplies for future crises

‘We’re learning from the pandemic’: Germany to store medical supplies for future crises

German ministers condemn violence at Leipzig anti-mask protest

German ministers condemn violence at Leipzig anti-mask protest

Germany’s risk groups and health workers to receive Covid-19 vaccine first, says Merkel

Germany’s risk groups and health workers to receive Covid-19 vaccine first, says Merkel

How Bavaria’s leader wants to tighten mask rules across Germany

How Bavaria’s leader wants to tighten mask rules across Germany

Merkel calls for tougher restrictions to fight coronavirus surge

Merkel calls for tougher restrictions to fight coronavirus surge

Masks made compulsory in German Bundestag amid rise in Berlin Covid-19 cases

Masks made compulsory in German Bundestag amid rise in Berlin Covid-19 cases

German anti-mask rally smaller than expected

German anti-mask rally smaller than expected

‘Stricter rules than other parts of Germany’: These are Berlin’s new coronavirus measures

‘Stricter rules than other parts of Germany’: These are Berlin’s new coronavirus measures

Does compulsory mask wearing make life easier for criminals in Germany?

Does compulsory mask wearing make life easier for criminals in Germany?

NEW: Bavaria to reopen pubs and ditch Autobahn test centres

NEW: Bavaria to reopen pubs and ditch Autobahn test centres

IN PICTURES: Police in Berlin halt anti-coronavirus protest

IN PICTURES: Police in Berlin halt anti-coronavirus protest

Explained: How Germany plans to step-up measures to stem coronavirus spread

Explained: How Germany plans to step-up measures to stem coronavirus spread

Germany agrees nationwide €50 fines for flouting face mask rules

Germany agrees nationwide €50 fines for flouting face mask rules

School headteachers in German state sound alarm over ‘unrealistic’ coronavirus measures

School headteachers in German state sound alarm over ‘unrealistic’ coronavirus measures

‘The second coronavirus wave has already hit Germany,’ doctors warn

‘The second coronavirus wave has already hit Germany,’ doctors warn

North Rhine-Westphalia plans tougher on-the-spot penalties for people who flout mask rules

North Rhine-Westphalia plans tougher on-the-spot penalties for people who flout mask rules

What’s it like travelling in Germany and crossing borders in Covid times?

What’s it like travelling in Germany and crossing borders in Covid times?

30,000 people spotted without mask on Berlin public transport in three weeks

30,000 people spotted without mask on Berlin public transport in three weeks

Bus driver in Germany attacked after asking passenger to wear face mask

Bus driver in Germany attacked after asking passenger to wear face mask

EU to make face masks compulsory on all European flights for passengers aged 6 and over

EU to make face masks compulsory on all European flights for passengers aged 6 and over

How face masks have helped slow down the spread of coronavirus in Germany

How face masks have helped slow down the spread of coronavirus in Germany

Swiss-made masks fail German certification standards

Swiss-made masks fail German certification standards

Why a row has broken out in Germany over face masks

Why a row has broken out in Germany over face masks

‘Get rid of deodorant’: How Berlin’s BVG wants to encourage face masks

‘Get rid of deodorant’: How Berlin’s BVG wants to encourage face masks

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‘Masks are in short supply’: How coronavirus has hit Germany’s frontline health workers

Face masks become mandatory in all shops and on public transport in Germany

Face masks become mandatory in all shops and on public transport in Germany

Family returns large sum of cash found in discarded sewing machine in Germany

Family returns large sum of cash found in discarded sewing machine in Germany

Face masks to be made compulsory across Germany in fight against coronavirus

Face masks to be made compulsory across Germany in fight against coronavirus

LATEST: Bavaria makes face masks compulsory in bid to control coronavirus spread

LATEST: Bavaria makes face masks compulsory in bid to control coronavirus spread