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Italy Joins Germany in Prolonging Lockdown to Quell Outbreak

  • Germany, Italy extend restrictions until after Easter holiday
  • Governments worry easing lockdowns too soon could backfire
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Coronavirus Update: Spain's Death Toll Passes 10,000
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Italy and Germany on Wednesday prolonged rigid lockdown measures until after Easter as Spain reported its deadliest day yet in a grim reminder of the ongoing struggle to bring the coronavirus under control.