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Italy’s Lombardy region orders new anti-virus measures

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Italy’s Lombardy region orders new anti-virus measures Italy’s Lombardy region orders new anti-virus measures Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain The Italian region of Lombardy, the first European epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, has ordered all bars to shut at midnight from Saturday as it battles a second wave of the disease. …

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Madrid region imposes partial lockdown as virus spirals out of control

This handout picture  by the Comunidad de Madrid (Madrid regional government) shows Madrid

Madrid region imposes partial lockdown as virus spirals out of control Madrid region imposes partial lockdown as virus spirals out of control This handout picture by the Comunidad de Madrid (Madrid regional government) shows Madrid’s regional president Isabel Diaz Ayuso giving a press conference to announce partial lockdown measures on …

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South Korea tightens virus curbs in Seoul region

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South Korea tightens virus curbs in Seoul region South Korea tightens virus curbs in Seoul region Credit: CC0 Public Domain South Korea decided Friday to tighten coronavirus curbs further in the greater Seoul area as it seeks to contain growing clusters in the region. The country largely overcame an early …

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Spanish region imposes smoking ban to curb virus spread

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Spanish region imposes smoking ban to curb virus spread Spanish region imposes smoking ban to curb virus spread Credit: CC0 Public Domain A ban on smoking on streets and restaurant terraces when social-distancing cannot be guaranteed came into effect Thursday in Spain’s northwestern region of Galicia, with other areas mulling …

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Spain’s Aragon region grapples with coronavirus ‘fire’

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Spain’s Aragon region grapples with coronavirus ‘fire’ Spain’s Aragon region grapples with coronavirus ‘fire’ Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain In Spain’s Aragon region, one of Europe’s worst-affected areas by the pandemic, health centres are packed and a field hospital is being set up as authorities scramble to control a surge in …

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Brussels region makes face masks compulsory

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Brussels region makes face masks compulsory Brussels region makes face masks compulsory Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The wearing of face masks in public is compulsory in the Brussels region from Wednesday, regional authorities announced, as Belgium battles one of the most serious coronavirus outbreaks in Europe. Face masks were already …

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Latin America is now region with most COVID-19 deaths

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Latin America is now region with most COVID-19 deaths Latin America is now region with most COVID-19 deaths Credit: CC0 Public Domain Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed Europe on Friday to become the region with the most COVID-19 deaths, according to an AFP count based on official data. The …

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Spain region orders lockdown as global infections gather pace

Since the start of July, nearly 2.5 million new infections have been reported

Spain region orders lockdown as global infections gather pace Spain region orders lockdown as global infections gather pace Since the start of July, nearly 2.5 million new infections have been reported Hundreds of thousands of Catalonia residents were ordered back into lockdown on Sunday as coronavirus cases spiked in the …

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