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For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Germany saw its biggest daily spike in COVID-19 cases since April. Over 4,000 new infections were reported on Thursday. With demand for ICU beds and ventilators accelerating, German officials are clamping down on social gatherings to try to avert a second wave.CGTN YouTube Channel
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