Germany considers ‘social lockdown’ as red line passed

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    Germany is set to enact stricter measures to contain the exponential coronavirus second wave. FRANCE 24 correspondent Nick Spicer says these might include a ‘social lockdown’, closing bars, restaurants and shops while allowing children to continue attending school. The country recently passed a red line set by health authorities of 11,000 new daily infections.

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