(From left) Markus Soeder, Minister President of Bavaria; German Chancellor Angela Merkel; and Peter Tschentscher, First Mayor of Hamburg, hold a press conference at the chancellery in Berlin on Wednesday. Photo: dpa

Germany easing out of coronavirus lockdown, as Angela Merkel hails ‘fragile success’

  • Shops will see partial reopening next week and schools from May 4
  • Germans ‘strongly’ encouraged to wear masks on public transport and when shopping
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
(From left) Markus Soeder, Minister President of Bavaria; German Chancellor Angela Merkel; and Peter Tschentscher, First Mayor of Hamburg, hold a press conference at the chancellery in Berlin on Wednesday. Photo: dpa
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