August 6, 2020

More European nations tighten virus curbs as global deaths top 700,000

Berlin (AFP) – More countries across Europe imposed new travel restrictions and containment measures on Thursday with fears growing over a second wave of coronavirus infections as global deaths from the pandemic climbed over 700,000.Europe remains the hardest-hit region worldwide with more than 200,000 fatalities since the virus first emerged in China late last year, but the number of deaths is rising fast elsewhere, especially in Latin America and India.As governments across the globe struggle to salvage economies ravaged by months of lockdown, many have been forced to look at new measures to…


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