Chancellor Merkel is warning that without additional restrictions, the number of new daily COVID-19 cases could top 30,000. On Wednesday, Merkel and the leaders of Germany's 16 states will decide just what measures to implement.
"It is not a good idea to allow 10 people to come together at Christmas," top German physician Dr. Uwe Janssens told DW. He expects a spike in COVID-19 infections after the holidays.
New coronavirus measures in Germany will last until at least January, Angela Merkel has told lawmakers in the German Parliament. A Christmas amnesty cannot be guaranteed.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced Christmas plans under coronavirus restrictions. What will Germans be allowed to do during the holidays?
The German chancellor has called for greater efforts in securing an affordable vaccine across the globe. Despite a pledge made by G20 leaders, she said she was still concerned that no formal agreements have been struck.
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