Created on 21-07-2020 at 12:12 PM
17 June 2020 – DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga together with the clubs of the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 and the German Football Association (DFB) with its 21 state and five regional associations, are supporting the German government launch the new “Corona-Warn-App”. The new app became available for voluntary use since 16th June 2020 and is intended to help trace and interrupt chains of coronavirus infection quickly.
FC Bayern Munich and the Allianz Arena jointly support the initiative of the federal government, because the Corona warning app is - in addition to hygiene measures, keeping a distance and wearing masks - an important tool to stop the virus.
Seifert: On the way back to normality with the "Corona-Warn-App"
Christian Seifert, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the DFL, says: “In the context of the coronavirus pandemic, our society continues to face major challenges. The Corona-Warn-App is a significant step by the German government on the long road back to normality. We therefore wish to use the reach of the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 to call attention to this service all over Germany.”
DFB President Fritz Keller says: “We have won important victories in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. Thanks to the efforts by society at large and the very responsible crisis management by the German government, it is now possible to significantly ease the restrictions that our lives together have been facing. But there is still a long way to go. We want to keep contributing to contain the pandemic using football’s large, nationwide network. The diverse measures now also include the use of the Corona-Warn-App. All users are joining the largest and most important team in Germany right now: our team against coronavirus.”