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Denmark: Cafes, Bars and Restaurants to Close at 10 p.m.

September 18, 2020

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen announced a nationwide order, telling cafes, bars and restaurants to close at 10 p.m. instead of midnight.

Frederiksen says the size of gatherings was lowered from 100 to 50 for the country. The new restrictions run Saturday through Oct. 4.

“When we take more measures, it is to get the infection down. It is important for me to stress that we are not in the same place as March 11,” he said.

Denmark was one the first European countries to ease its coronavirus lockdown as the first wave appeared to be contained.

Denmark has had 21,847 cases and recorded 635 deaths.

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