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Woman lights 8,000 candles in memory of each victim of COVID-19 in Germany

Once a week, Gertrud Schop lights candles in her garden with volunteers for every person who died from COVID-19 in Germany.

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Once a week, Gertrud Schop lights candles in her garden with volunteers for every person who died from COVID-19 in Germany.

On Tuesday evening, she and volunteers lit nearly 8,000 of them.

According to a Johns Hopkins University tally as of Thursday, more than 179,000 cases have been confirmed in Germany and 8,203 people have died due to the disease.

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