A bronze statue is decorated with a face mask in central Dresden, Germany. The German government and local authorities are heightening measures to stem the spread of the coronavirus which causes the Covid-19 disease. Photo: EPA A bronze statue is decorated with a face mask in central Dresden, Germany. The German government and local authorities are heightening measures to stem the spread of the coronavirus which causes the Covid-19 disease. Photo: EPA
A bronze statue is decorated with a face mask in central Dresden, Germany. The German government and local authorities are heightening measures to stem the spread of the coronavirus which causes the Covid-19 disease. Photo: EPA

German minister’s suicide linked to coronavirus crisis

  • Thomas Schaefer, the finance minister of Germany’s Hesse state, found dead near a railway track
  • ‘His main fear was whether he could manage to meet the public’s enormous expectations’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A bronze statue is decorated with a face mask in central Dresden, Germany. The German government and local authorities are heightening measures to stem the spread of the coronavirus which causes the Covid-19 disease. Photo: EPA A bronze statue is decorated with a face mask in central Dresden, Germany. The German government and local authorities are heightening measures to stem the spread of the coronavirus which causes the Covid-19 disease. Photo: EPA
A bronze statue is decorated with a face mask in central Dresden, Germany. The German government and local authorities are heightening measures to stem the spread of the coronavirus which causes the Covid-19 disease. Photo: EPA
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