German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the country’s 16 state governors agreed to extend a partial shutdown well into December in an effort to further reduce the rate of coronavirus infections ahead of the Christmas period. Germany embarked on a so-called “wave-breaker” shutdown on November 2, closing restaurants, bars, sports and leisure facilities but leaving schools, shops and hair salons open. It was initially slated to last...Full Article
Germany extends partial lockdown to suppress new virus infections
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