According to Reuters, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will implement the strictest coronavirus lockdown in Europe since the spring, and will close bars and restaurants across the country for most of November.
Why it matters: With the surge in cases across the European continent, Germany is the latest European country to adopt some form of blockade.
- As long as the social evacuation order is followed, the store can remain open.
- Cinemas, concert halls and stadiums will be closed.
- According to Johns Hopkins University, there are currently more than 472,000 coronavirus cases in Germany. It has killed nearly 10,200 people.