Coronavirus: Germany might return to light lockdown responding to resurge in COVID-19

A woman gets a nasal swab at the corona test center at Central Station in Cologne, Germany. (File photo: AP)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is planning a "lockdown light" which would mainly focus on the closure of bars and restaurants to slow down a second wave of coronavirus infections, newspaper Bild reported on Monday.

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Shops could remain open with certain restrictions under Merkel's plan, which she will discuss with Germany's 16 state premiers on Wednesday, the report said.

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