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Coronavirus Update: US death toll passes next grim milestone | DW News

The US death toll in the coronavirus pandemic has now surpassed 250,000 people – by far the highest national toll worldwide. Infections are soaring to new highs across the country. New York City was the epicentre of the US outbreak earlier this year – now it’s decided to close all public schools again as it […]

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Coronavirus ‘cliffhanger moment’: What do the numbers mean? | COVID-19 Special

New infections are accelerating around the world in what appears to be the pandemic’s second wave. But even as death rates remain lower in hotspots, health officials say it’s too soon to assume mortality rates won’t tick up alongside case counts. As they look at the surging numbers, one expression is uniting many scientists: They’re […]

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European countries rush to slow spread of COVID | Coronavirus update

Countries across Europe are imposing tighter restrictions in the hope of slowing the spread of the coronavirus – as cases continue to rise. France has recorded a new high of 32 thousand cases in a single day. Authorities have brought in a curfew in major cities requiring all public spaces to be shut by 9pm. […]

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Europe scrambles to tighten rules as COVID cases surge | Coronavirus update

European countries have begun imposing new restrictions on public and private life as they struggle to cope with steep rises in coronavirus infections. The UK which has Europe’s highest pandemic death toll, has unveiled a new three-tier system, closing pubs, gyms and betting shops in the highest-risk areas. And the regional government in Northern Ireland […]

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Coronavirus update: European countries scramble to stop second wave | DW News

In Germany, rapidly rising coronavirus infections have prompted action from the authorities. The capital Berlin has joined Frankfurt and Cologne on the list of cities where new cases have exceeded a key measure. Bars and restaurants have to close early, but there’s some doubt about whether the new restrictions will be enough to stop the […]

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US cases top 7 million +++ Germany’s super spreader wedding | Coronavirus update

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States has hit a new milestone, surpassing seven million. The US remains the world’s worst-hit nation with the most cases and deaths. Italy was one of the first countries to go into coronavirus lockdown back in March. The international community watched on as their hospitals overflowed […]

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New York Gov. Cuomo holds a briefing on the coronavirus outbreak – 5/1/2020

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is holding his daily press conference on the Covid-19 outbreak, which has infected more than 304,300 people across the state as of Friday, according to data compiled by the New York Department of Health. Cuomo said on Tuesday that the state would need to hire thousands of contact tracers to help mitigate the spread […]

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New York Gov. Cuomo holds a briefing on the coronavirus outbreak – 4/23/2020

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is holding his daily press conference on the Covid-19 outbreak, which has infected more than 263,754 people across the state, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Cuomo said Mike Bloomberg, a billionaire philanthropist and former mayor of New York City, will help the state develop and implement an aggressive program […]

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