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Germany’s New Coronavirus Cases Fall for the Fifth Day

  • Country has seen some recent successes, economy minister days
  • Chancellor Merkel set to discuss scope for easing restrictions
Police patrol the park in Kreuzberg, Berlin, on April 12.

Police patrol the park in Kreuzberg, Berlin, on April 12.

Photographer: Maja Hitij/Getty Images 

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Germany saw its new coronavirus cases drop for the fifth consecutive day as the country considers whether to extend a nationwide lockdown beyond this week.