29 Oct 2020

Covid-19: European nations considering return to lockdown

From Morning Report, 6:46 am on 29 October 2020

Heavyweight nations in Europe are set to reinstate tight lockdown measures as Covid-19 continues to infect the continent in record numbers.

France, where surging case numbers is steepest, is expected to shortly unveil details of a drastic month-long nationwide lockdown.

Meanwhile Germany is awaiting an announcement from Chancellor Angela Merkel, who will reportedly impose a "lockdown lite" on her country.

Berlin correspondent Thomas Sparrow speaks to Susie Ferguson.