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Germany Set to Extend Lockdown Until January 31 to Curb Spread of Covid-19 Pandemic

News18 | 04/01/2021 07:57 PM | Click to read full article

Germany was more successful than many European countries in keeping the coronavirus under control in the first wave in the spring but that changed with the second wave.

It imposed a second hard lockdown on Dec. 16, closing schools, shops and restaurants after a partial lockdown introduced early November did not bring the hoped-for reduction in new infections.