BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday that November would be a crucial month for fighting the coronavirus pandemic as Europe’s largest economy was heading towards a partial lockdown starting next week.
“November will be a month of truth. The increasing numbers of infections are forcing us to take tough countermeasures in order to break the second wave - with targeted and temporary measures, including effective financial aid for the affected companies,” Scholz said.
Reporting by Michael Nienaber; Editing by Madeline Chambers
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