Merkel: Germany's tough COVID-19 lockdown beginning to pay off


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  • Friday, 22 Jan 2021

BERLIN, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- Chancellor Angela Merkel called it encouraging at a press conference here on Thursday that the COVID-19 surge in Germany was beginning to ease.

"This shows that the tough cutbacks that people in Germany have had to endure for weeks are starting to pay off and it basically shows that the effort is worth it," she said.

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