The floor Pascha is a major landmark in the city of Cologne.
People have still been selling sex during the pandemic but without taxes being paid, he added. Some groups have raised concerns that closing legal brothels could leave prostitutes in greater danger as they are forced to operate underground.
It employs around 60 staff including cooks and hairdressers. Mr Lobscheid criticised the German authorities' handling of the pandemic - particularly their ability to be clear when the business would be allowed to. InPascha made headlines when a group of Muslims threatened violence over an advert on the side of the brothel showing flags of prosyitutes 32 countries in that year's Prostitutss Cup, including Iran and Saudi Arabia, next to a semi-naked woman.
Some prostitutes usually work at Pascha. He said officials would tell them every two weeks that they would not be able to reopen. Prostitution has been outlawed in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia since the outbreak of the virus.
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