Germany extends quarantine measures until April 18

German Chancellor Merkel said Tuesday that Germany will extend the COVID-19 blockade to April 18th and urge people to stay at home during Easter holidays in an attempt to contain the third wave.

Germany extends quarantine measures until April 18

As the infection rate rose sharply, Merkel urged the leaders of Germany’s 16 states to take a stronger stand against the epidemic, reversing the plan reached earlier this month to gradually reopen the economy.