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Coronavirus live news: France says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measures as global deaths pass 750,000 | World news

Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. My name is Helen Sullivan and I’ll be bringing you the latest from around the world for the next few hours. Get in touch on Twitter @helenrsullivan or via email: [email protected] The UK government has confirmed that six countries, including France, will be removed …

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Coronavirus live news: Melbourne steps up Covid-19 response as South Africa cases top 350,000 | World news

There have been no new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the ACT in the past 24 hours, leaving the ACT’s total at 113. There are five (5) active cases in the ACT. A total of 105 cases have recovered from COVID-19 in the ACT. There are no (0) COVID-19 patients in Canberra hospitals. The number …

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Coronavirus live news: Spain to allocate time slots for outdoor activities; South Korea reports no new cases | World news

Interpol said it had received reports from police in Ireland, Malaysia, Spain and Britain identifying delivery drivers transporting drugs such as cocaine, marijuana, ketamine and ecstasy. Earlier this month, the Spanish National Police identified and arrested seven people dressed as food delivery drivers in Alicante and Valencia, said Interpol. It added that those involved in …

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Coronavirus reminds, “to be or not to be?

Countries may face a real trade-off. Should they go through a period of extreme and painful lockdowns, and along with it a steep decline in economic activity – or should they delay the peak and slow down the transmission and suffer a less acute but longer decline in economic activity? East Asian countries took the …

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Coronavirus live news: cases worldwide near 2 million as Trump repeats WHO funding threat | World news

Positive news from leading public health body in Germany, the Robert Koch Institute, whose head, Lothar Wieler has said the country’s attempts to control the virus’ spread are showing “positive tendencies”. “We cannot yet talk of a containment, but of a slowing down,” Wieler said in his first briefing since the Easter break. According to …

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Coronavirus live news: global trade forecast to fall by up to a third as US sees highest one-day death toll | World news

8.16pm BST20:16 A single care home in the English county of Bedfordshire has lost 15 residents; five of whom had tested positive for Covid-19, officials say. Public Health England (PHE) has confirmed the deaths and said it does not recommend testing new cases in care homes when some patients have already tested positive “as it …

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Coronavirus live news: UK placed under lockdown as Trump insists nation will ‘reopen’ soon | World news

1.57am GMT01:57 Beijing’s city government is further strengthening quarantine rules for individuals who arrive in China from overseas, as the Chinese capital seeks to minimise coronavirus-related risks, Beijing Daily reported on Tuesday. People wearing protective masks walk in a park in Beijing, China March 23, 2020. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters The paper, the official publication of …

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Coronavirus prevention: Experts explain why baby wipes don’t keep your hands clean

This week, coronavirus cases in the UK have hit 87, leading to widespread panic about the spread of the virus. Thankfully, there are several measures you can take to reduce your risk of catching the virus, including regular hand washing. While washing your hands with soap and hot water is the best way to keep …

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Coronavirus live updates: two senior Hubei officials sacked as deaths pass 1,000 – latest news

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam tells people to stay at home and global investors turn to safe havens, such as gold. Follow our live updates Virus ‘could infect 60% of public if unchecked’ Academic blames Xi for ‘catastrophe’ Could the coronavirus mutate? Share your stories 2.05pm GMT Responding to Hancock, shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth said …

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