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UK's Johnson delays lockdown easing for England by 4 weeks

UK’s Johnson delays lockdown easing for England by 4 weeks

In this Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 file photo, a waiter wears a face mask as people eat and drink outside restaurants in Soho, in London. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to confirm Monday June 14, 2021, that the next planned relaxation of coronavirus restrictions in England will be delayed as a result of …

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Doctors urge delay in next lockdown easing in England

Doctors urge delay in next lockdown easing in England

A man waits outside a mobile COVID-19 vaccination centre outside Bolton Town Hall, in Bolton, England, Wednesday, June 9, 2021, where case numbers of the Delta variant first identified in India have been relatively high. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA via AP Britain’s main doctors’ union has joined calls for the next planned lockdown easing in England …

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Australia's second-largest city to exit two-week virus lockdown

Australia’s second-largest city to exit two-week virus lockdown

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Five million Melbourne residents will exit lockdown Thursday after Australian authorities said their adherence to strict rules had “changed the course” of a coronavirus outbreak in the city. After two weeks under stay-at-home orders, the toughest restrictions in Australia’s second-biggest city will be lifted from 11:59 pm Thursday, after just one …

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Delhi, Mumbai ease lockdown as India COVID numbers fall

Delhi, Mumbai ease lockdown as India COVID numbers fall

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Markets and shopping malls in New Delhi will be allowed to reopen from Monday in a further easing of the COVID-19 lockdown, the chief minister said as infections fall in major Indian cities after weeks of restrictions. Delhi Metro will also resume services at 50 percent capacity, the city’s chief minister …

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Poland declares partial lockdown as virus cases spike

Melbourne extends lockdown as ‘Kappa’ variant spreads

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Melbourne was ordered Wednesday to remain in lockdown for another week, as Australian authorities try to stamp out a quick-spreading coronavirus strain they described as an “absolute beast”. Five million city residents were hoping to exit a seven-day lockdown just before midnight Thursday, but those plans have been thwarted by the …

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Thailand reports record virus cases; Bangkok eases lockdown

Thailand reports record virus cases; Bangkok eases lockdown

People sit and wait after receiving the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine to be sure of no side effects in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, May 31, 2021. Credit: AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit Thailand was redoubling efforts to stop the spread of coronavirus in labor camps, factories and markets as the number of new reported cases surged Monday to the …

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Serbia to impose weekend curbs after virus surge

Neighbourhood in south China under lockdown after fresh virus outbreak

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain A neighbourhood in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou has been locked down as officials rush to quell an uptick in cases in the area. The industrial hub north of Hong Kong home to nearly 15 million people has reported 20 new cases of the coronavirus in the past week. A …

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Dutch 'end lockdown' as Covid measures eased

Dutch ‘end lockdown’ as Covid measures eased

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The Netherlands will reopen indoor restaurants, museums and cinemas in a major easing of coronavirus restrictions that Prime Minister Mark Rutte said marked the “end of the lockdown”. The relaxation of the strictest Dutch COVID measures since the pandemic began will take place on June 5, four days earlier than planned, …

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Malaysia imposes near-total lockdown after virus cases soar

Malaysia imposes near-total lockdown after virus cases soar

A resident wearing a face mask collects her package behind barbed wire outside the Pangsapuri Permai housing which is placed under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) due to the drastic increase in the number of Covid-19 cases recorded over the past 10 days in Cheras, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, May 28, 2021. Malaysia’s …

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Delhi announces 'very, very slow' easing of lockdown

Delhi announces ‘very, very slow’ easing of lockdown

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Indian authorities Friday announced a tentative easing of the lockdown in the capital New Delhi as coronavirus infections fall in major cities after weeks of restrictions. Rural areas of the country are now seeing the brunt of a surge in cases that has overwhelmed the health care system and killed at …

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