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Germany mulls extending coronavirus lockdown as daily deaths top 1,000 for first time

Germany’s daily coronavirus death toll crossed 1,000 for the first time on Wednesday, with politicians predicting an extension of the county’s partial lockdown beyond the current January 10 deadline.A total of 1,129 deaths were reported by the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) disease control centre, breaking the previous record of 962 logged last Wednesday.There were 22,459 new daily infections, the RKI said.“The infection and death figures show that we are still very far from normality,” Health…

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