Oktoberfest in Germany canceled due to COVID-19

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The popular Oktoberfest celebration in Germany has been canceled due to COVID-19.

The Prime Minister of the state of Bavaria made the announcement today. He also introduced compulsory masks in shops and public transport.

Bavaria has been the worst state in Germany to be hit by Coronavirus. More than 37-thousand cases were reported yesterday.

Oktoberfest is normally celebrated the end of September through the first week of October.

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