Protests across Europe to strengthen quarantine measures against Omicron

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As European countries are strengthening quarantine measures due to the spread of COVID-19 micron mutation, protests have been held in various places.

According to Reuters, DPA, and the Associated Press, on the 4th local time, more than 40,000 people took to the streets in Vienna, Austria, to condemn the government’s Corona 19 quarantine policy.

Austria announced that it would implement a mandatory vaccination policy from February next year, starting from the 22nd of last month, when there were more than 1,000 new confirmed cases every day in late last month.

As the protesters headed to the old city center, the authorities dispatched 1,200 police to stop it, and some protesters set off firecrackers and used tear gas to suppress it.

Thousands of people protested the lockdown in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

The Netherlands introduced a night curfew by closing cafes, art galleries, and theaters from 5 pm for three weeks from the 28th of last month, and limited the number of private gatherings to four people.

We were also reviewing a quarantine plan that restricts the use of public places by unvaccinated people.

In Germany, protests against the quarantine policy took place in major cities such as Berlin, Frankfurt, and Hamburg.

Germany is also restricting access to restaurants and cultural facilities for non-vaccinated people.

In Hamburg, 5,000 people took to the streets to condemn the quarantine policy, and hundreds took part in protests in Frankfurt.

Clashes between protesters and police broke out in Frankfurt, and police used batons and tear gas to quell them.

In Berlin, protests, estimated by police, continued in the hundreds.

Thousands of protesters also took to the streets in Barcelona, ​​Spain, to protest against the Corona 19 certificate system implemented in Catalonia province.

Recently, there have been a number of cases of Omicron mutation infection in Europe, and as of the 4th, as of the 4th, 167 cases were confirmed in 17 of 30 European countries as a result of the European Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Reference-news.sbs.co.kr

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