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Germany coronavirus crisis taking ‘worrying’ turn for worse as deaths top 20,000

Germany’s trend of new Covid-19 infections has taken a worrying turn, the head of its disease control agency said on Thursday, as the death toll to date crossed the grim milestone of 20,000.“The rise in numbers is worrying,” said Robert Koch Institute president Lothar Wieler, warning that after plateauing for a few weeks, “the course of infections could tip over again” into exponential growth.Germany would have to introduce tougher curbs to break the trend, he said.“Other measures must be…

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