Coronavirus: Bavarian court overturns statewide open-air alcohol ban
24 January 2021 | 10:37 am
A court in Bavaria has ruled that the state government overstepped its bounds by outlawing the consumption of alcohol in all public places as part of efforts to contain COVID-19. It rejected several other appeals.
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