Germany braced for lockdown for 'unvaccinated'

ANGELA Merkel has warned Germany's Covid nightmare is "worse than anything we have seen" as three countries in Europe are plunged into lockdown.

Germans have been told they will be "vaccinated, cured or dead" from Covid by the end of winter, as Austria took the dramatic step of returning to a lockdown.

Europe's fourth wave of the pandemic has been blamed on the slow vaccine uptake in some nations, the contagious Delta variant and the colder weather meaning people are gathering inside again.

Germany, Austria and the Netherlands have now imposed fresh Covid restrictions to curb the skyrocketing number of infections.

But Chancellor Merkel warned Germany's current restrictions - including banning the unvaccinated from certain public spaces - "are not enough".

She said new infections are doubling every 12 days, telling a meeting of leaders of her conservative Christian Democratic party: "We have a highly dramatic situation."

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