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UK on the way to becoming one of the worst hits in Europe in COVID-19 pandemic
2020-04-28
Britain is on the way to becoming one of the worst-hit countries in Europe in the coronavirus pandemic, according to data on Tuesday showing COVID-19 deaths topping 20,000 by April 17, including a rapidly rising toll in care homes
The daily death toll drops in Spain's COVID, cabinet debates lockdown
2020-04-28
Spain's daily coronavirus death toll fell to 301 on Tuesday, well below three-fold record highs in early April, which should allow the government to set a framework for regions to begin phasing out one of the toughest lockdowns in Europe.
Germany should lift the restrictions on viruses only with care Minister
2020-04-27
On Monday, Germany's economic minister urged the 16 federal states to slowly lift restrictions on coronavirus to avoid further spread of the outbreak, which could force them to reintroduce lockdown measures.
Bangladesh restarts certain garment factories, India is debating a lightening of restrictions
2020-04-27
More than 500 garment factories in Bangladesh, supplying global brands, reopened on Monday after a month-long shutdown to curb coronavirus spread, while calls in India grew to ease their lockdown, causing deep economic pain.
Russia's stranded migrants lose jobs, rely on handouts and peers for food
2020-04-27
Even before the coronavirus lockdown in Moscow, Ibragim Artykov, a Tajikistani builder, had been down on his luck. He had four jobs over two months and his employers either underpaid him or disappeared in all of them without paying him for anything.