The Evening Standard

Coronavirus: Anti-Restriction protest takes place in Berlin

August 1, 2020

Thousands of coronavirus deniers have taken to the streets of Berlin for a protest.

While Many far-right extremists were seen taking part – Some of those attending were purely there to show their objection to the government's approach to lockdowns. On Saturday afternoon police were trying to break the protests up due to large amounts of people not wearing face coverings and a lack of social distancing.

Germany has registered 955 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours.

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