Boris Johnson says Europe is being hit by a second coronavirus wave, as countries bring back restrictions

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Europe appears to be at the beginning of a second coronavirus wave, UK prime minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday, after a number of countries on the continent started to reimpose lockdown restrictions following an uptick in cases.

The governments of Belgium, Spain, Germany, and France have all introduced new measures including curfews and quarantines in recent days as the World Health Organisation chief said the pandemic "continues to accelerate" globally.

Johnson, whose government has reimposed a 14-day quarantine on arrivals from Spain, after a rise in cases in some regions, said there were signs that a second wave was hitting the continent.

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Source: Business Insider