Germany's Merkel warns that coronavirus pandemic is not yet over

Germany's Merkel warns that coronavirus pandemic is not yet over

FILE PHOTO: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron meet at Meseberg c
FILE PHOTO: German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron (not pictured) after a bilateral meeting at Meseberg Castle, the federal government's guest house, in Meseberg, Germany June 29, 2020. Hayoung Jeon/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Europe was facing the toughest situation in its history and warned the coronavirus pandemic that has wreaked havoc on the economy has not yet disappeared.

"We see every day that the virus is not gone," she said in a joint press conference with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Thursday (Jul 2), adding that the pandemic was testing Europe's ability to stick together.

Source: Reuters

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