WORLD Merkel confirms extension of partial COVID-19 lockdown in Germany

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Merkel confirms extension of partial COVID-19 lockdown in Germany

Xinhua

08:07, November 27, 2020

A passenger waits for bus at a bus station in Berlin, capital of Germany, Nov. 26, 2020. Following rising COVID-19 infection rates in Germany, the federal and state governments decided on Nov. 25 that the partial lockdown, including the closure of restaurants, bars, theaters and leisure facilities, would be extended until Dec. 20. (Photo by Shan Yuqi/Xinhua)

Customers are seen at a shopping center in Berlin, capital of Germany, Nov. 26, 2020. Following rising COVID-19 infection rates in Germany, the federal and state governments decided on Nov. 25 that the partial lockdown, including the closure of restaurants, bars, theaters and leisure facilities, would be extended until Dec. 20. (Photo by Shan Yuqi/Xinhua)

A pedestrian walks past a screen advertising "Black Friday" outside a shop in Berlin, capital of Germany, Nov. 26, 2020. Following rising COVID-19 infection rates in Germany, the federal and state governments decided on Nov. 25 that the partial lockdown, including the closure of restaurants, bars, theaters and leisure facilities, would be extended until Dec. 20. (Photo by Shan Yuqi/Xinhua)

Workers decorate the Christmas tree in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, capital of Germany, Nov. 26, 2020. Following rising COVID-19 infection rates in Germany, the federal and state governments decided on Nov. 25 that the partial lockdown, including the closure of restaurants, bars, theaters and leisure facilities, would be extended until Dec. 20. (Photo by Shan Yuqi/Xinhua)

Runners jog past a Christmas light decoration in Berlin, capital of Germany, Nov. 26, 2020. Following rising COVID-19 infection rates in Germany, the federal and state governments decided on Nov. 25 that the partial lockdown, including the closure of restaurants, bars, theaters and leisure facilities, would be extended until Dec. 20. (Photo by Shan Yuqi/Xinhua)

A worker decorates the Christmas tree in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, capital of Germany, Nov. 26, 2020. Following rising COVID-19 infection rates in Germany, the federal and state governments decided on Nov. 25 that the partial lockdown, including the closure of restaurants, bars, theaters and leisure facilities, would be extended until Dec. 20. (Photo by Shan Yuqi/Xinhua)

A food delivery worker is seen in Berlin, capital of Germany, Nov. 26, 2020. Following rising COVID-19 infection rates in Germany, the federal and state governments decided on Nov. 25 that the partial lockdown, including the closure of restaurants, bars, theaters and leisure facilities, would be extended until Dec. 20. (Photo by Shan Yuqi/Xinhua)

People order take-away food at a restaurant in Berlin, capital of Germany, Nov. 26, 2020. Following rising COVID-19 infection rates in Germany, the federal and state governments decided on Nov. 25 that the partial lockdown, including the closure of restaurants, bars, theaters and leisure facilities, would be extended until Dec. 20. (Photo by Shan Yuqi/Xinhua)

A pedestrian walks past a shop window advertising "Black Friday" at a shopping center in Berlin, capital of Germany, Nov. 26, 2020. Following rising COVID-19 infection rates in Germany, the federal and state governments decided on Nov. 25 that the partial lockdown, including the closure of restaurants, bars, theaters and leisure facilities, would be extended until Dec. 20. (Photo by Shan Yuqi/Xinhua)

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