Germany Extends Strict Lockdown Measures With Eye Towards Reopening Ski Slopes

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Germany extended its coronavirus lockdown measures through mid-December, after cases continued to surge in the country.

Chancellor Angela Merkel extended limits on private gatherings, and will keep bars and restaurants closed through December, but she asked the EU to agree on a time to reopen the region's ski slopes.

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