Germany extends coronavirus social distancing rules to June 29 - source

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's government and state premiers agreed to extend social distancing restrictions to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic until June 29, a senior government official said on Tuesday. The agreement follows a row between federal and state authorities over how fast to ease lockdown measures that have helped Europe's most populous country weather the outbreak with a relatively low number of deaths over the past two months.

Reuters May 27, 2020 00:14:22 IST
Germany extends coronavirus social distancing rules to June 29 - source

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BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's government and state premiers agreed to extend social distancing restrictions to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic until June 29, a senior government official said on Tuesday.

The agreement follows a row between federal and state authorities over how fast to ease lockdown measures that have helped Europe's most populous country weather the outbreak with a relatively low number of deaths over the past two months.

(Reporting by Andreas Rinke; Writing by Michael Nienaber; editing by John Stonestreet)

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