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Merkel warns of dramatic coronavirus situation

BERLIN, Oct 29 (Reuters) - German intensive care units risk being overwhelmed in a few weeks due to a surge in coronavirus cases, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday.

“We are in a dramatic situation,” Merkel told the lower house of parliament a day after announcing a circuit-break lockdown to curb the spread of the virus. (Writing by Madeline Chambers and Sabine Siebold Editing by Michelle Adair)

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