“Today we held talks once more and agreed to introduce new measures… We are doing this as a precautionary measure for the sake of residents’ well being, in addition to for the sake of the economic system and labor market,” Merkel stated.
“We agreed that all measures that were scheduled until January 31 should be extended until February 14,” she stated.
Merkel stated the quantity of new coronavirus infections in Germany was regularly lowering, and this was encouraging.
She stated the dimensions of the presence of the ‘ UK‘ coronavirus pressure in Germany was unclear but, however there was the menace of a fast unfold of the illness.
Overall, because the begin of the pandemic, Germany has recorded greater than 2 million confirmed instances of COVID-19. Over 47,000 folks have died.