GERMANY is set to ban people who are not fully jabbed from shops, pubs and restaurants in what has been dubbed as a "lockdown for the unvaccinated".
The draconian measures comes as Germany battles a record number of infections amid a fourth Covid wave, with intensive care units set to reach capacity by Christmas.
Under the emergency plans being unvaccinated counts as people or have not had two jabs — or their third booster one if they had their second more than nine months ago.
Those who do not have proof of fully vaccinated status, such as on an app, would be barred from entering public venues.
This includes bars, restaurants, theatres, cinemas, non-essential shops and only be able to socialise with a limited number of people.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the measures were necessary in light of concerns that hospitals could become overloaded with people suffering Covid-19 infections, which are more likely to be serious in those who haven't been vaccinated.
She told reporters: "We have understood that the situation is very serious and that we want to take further measures in addition to those already taken.
"To do this, the fourth wave must be broken and this has not yet been achieved.”
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