Saturday, 24th September 2022

Coronavirus latest: Germany says outbreak is ‘manageable’ again

The German heathcare system has "at no time been overwhelmed," according the Health Minister Jens Spahn. Elsewhere, the Chinese city of Wuhan has upped its death toll by 50%.


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