Germany Plans Christmas Curbs as COVID-19 Deaths Hit Record

Germany has a record of 410 COVID-19 deaths over 24 hours just before federal state leaders and Chancellor Angela Merkel have decided to discuss an extension of preventive measures against the coronavirus.

Germany has a record of 410 COVID-19 deaths over 24 hours just before federal state leaders and Chancellor Angela Merkel have decided to discuss an extension of preventive measures against the coronavirus.

According to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has increased from 18,633 to 961,320.

The death toll has jumped from 410 to 14,771 as well.

Michael Kretschmer, Saxony’s premier, warned the collapse of medical care in the coming weeks.

The 16 federal states will decide on Wednesday if they are going to extend the lockdown until Dec. 20. 

The lockdown will keep bars, restaurants and entertainment venues shut while schools and shops remain open.


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