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July 28, 2020 Covid-19

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

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.

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July 27, 2020 Covid-19

New travel curbs imposed as world tackles second COVID-19 wave

Nations in Asia imposed new restrictions on Monday and an abrupt British quarantine on travellers from Spain threw Europe’s vaunted summer reopening into disarray, as the world confronted the prospect of a second wave of COVID-19 infections.

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July 24, 2020 Covid-19

Argentina gradually lifting COVID-19 lockdown restrictions

Argentine President Alberto Fernández announced Friday that COVID-19 lockdown restrictions will be gradually lift starting Saturday.

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July 24, 2020 Covid-19

Belgium’s Security Council tightens coronavirus measures again

Belgium will implement new restrictions to stop the further spread of the coronavirus instead of further relaxing the measures, announced Prime Minister Sophie Wilmès during a press conference on Thursday.

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July 23, 2020 Covid-19

Colombia refuses to shut down capital despite hospital saturation

Colombia’s government refused to shut down capital Bogota on Tuesday, against the mayor’s wishes and contradicting medical organizations who have said COVID-19 has saturated the city’s hospitals.

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