Germany’s Chancellor warns Covid restrictions may continue until January

Germany’s parliament

Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Germany’s parliament that restrictive measures to slow the spread of coronavirus could remain in place through Christmas and into early January.

While other European nations are preparing to relax rules for the seasonal break, Merkel told MPs “We have to say, unfortunately, that we cannot promise an easing for Christmas and New Year’s,” adding that measures could remain in place for most parts of Germany until the beginning of next year.

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