LEIPZIG, GERMANY - APRIL 20: People wearing protective face masks ride a street tram on the first day face masks became compulsory on public transport in the state of Saxony during the novel coronavirus crisis on April 20, 2020 in Leipzig, Germany. Germany is taking its first steps to ease restrictions on public life that had been imposed weeks ago in order to stem the spread of the coronavirus. Shops across the country are reopening, factory assembly lines are restarting and high schools are holding final exams. Health leaders are monitoring the process carefully for any resurgence of coronavirus infections. The number of infections nationwide is still rising, though so far at a declining rate. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
Germany is taking its first steps to ease the restrictions on public life that were imposed weeks ago. Getty

Mask-wearing orders take effect as Germany edges back to normality

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