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Paris to go back into lockdown at the weekend to curb coronavirus outbreaks

TOPICS: coronavirus, France, lockdown, outbreaks, pandemic, Paris

The incidence rate has soared in Paris to 400 cases of coronavirus per 100,000 inhabitants. Hospitals in the French capital are stretched to the limit. Patients are being referred to other regions and there are more than 4,200 people in French ICUs, the highest number since November. The French government has decided on a new […]

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California man finds out his ex-teacher is living in a car, raises $27,000 for him

TOPICS: closures, debts, donations, Go Fund Me, pandemic, student, teacher

The coronavirus pandemic has increased the social and economic problems of thousands of families not only in Spain, but also around the world, leaving overwhelming economic impacts that are difficult to solve. This has been the case for a substitute teacher in Fontana, California (United States). José Villarruel was affected by the school closures in […]

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Nintendo increases Switch production to 30 million in response to high demand

TOPICS: coronavirus, manufacturing, Nintendo, Nintendo Switch, pandemic, production, Switch

The Japanese company is asking for an increase in orders for the hybrid platform for the fiscal year ending in March 2021. Sources point out that Switch has not yet met the demand. While the coronavirus pandemic was dragging behind it an iron confinement all around the world, Nintendo seems to have taken note of […]

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IMF predicts ‘crisis like no other’ after COVID-19

TOPICS: COVID-19, crisis, IMF, lockdown, pandemic

It estimates growth this year at -4.9 per cent, or nearly two percentage points below projections in April, indicating that the recession will be deeper and recovery slower. The latest World Economic Outlook is an update to data published two months ago. Subtitled A Crisis Like No Other, An Uncertain Recovery, it warns that gains […]

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Sweden admits it was wrong in its management of the coronavirus: “The death rate is terrible”

TOPICS: Anders Tegnell, coronavirus, death rate, epidemiologist, pandemic, Sweden

Anders Tegnell, the epidemiologist who coordinates the management of the coronavirus in Sweden, has said that the death figures in his country are terrible and should have been avoided. He acknowledged that the government “was wrong” to think that the COVID-19 pandemic would not be affected in this way. “We thought that our society, segregated […]

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Brazil totals 1,185 deaths and almost 43,000 cases of coronavirus in a single day

TOPICS: Brazil, coronavirus, COVID-19, deaths, infections, pandemic

Brazil registered 1,185 deaths from the new coronavirus on the last day, bringing the total number of deaths to 53,830, while the number of confirmed cases increased by 42,725, the government reported Wednesday. The Health Ministry reported in its daily bulletin that the confirmed cases of COVID-19 now stand at 1,188,631 in the country, the […]

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Brazil is approaching one million infected with more than a thousand deaths every day

TOPICS: Brazil, coronavirus, COVID-19, de-escalation, deaths, pandemic, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

Brazil, the second most affected country by the coronavirus after the United States, is approaching the millionth case of COVID-19 with doubts about when the peak of the pandemic will arrive and imbued with a precipitous de-escalation that will bring football back to Rio de Janeiro this Thursday. In its latest bulletin, the Health Ministry […]

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Tom Hanks new film ‘Greyhound’ has a release date on Apple TV+

TOPICS: Apple TV+, coronavirus, Greyhound, pandemic, Sony Pictures, Tom Hanks, Trailer

Apple acquired the rights to the feature film because the coronavirus pandemic hampered its display in theaters. Today, Cupertino’s crew revealed the release date: July 10, 2020. So you’ll only have to wait a month to enjoy the next film by the acclaimed actor. Originally it was Sony Pictures who owned the rights to theatrical […]

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The European Union will reopen its external borders on July, 1

TOPICS: borders, coronavirus, European Union, pandemic, travellers

The European territory will no longer be closed in stone. This week, Brussels will propose that the EU’s external borders begin to be opened on 1 July in a “gradual and partial” way, according to the head of European diplomacy, Josep Borrell. Last March, in view of the unstoppable advance of the pandemic, Brussels proposed […]

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New Zealand announces that it is free of COVID-19 after the last patient recovered

TOPICS: Auckland, coronavirus, COVID-19, New Zealand, pandemic

The New Zealand Ministry of Health announced on Monday that there are no active cases of COVID-19 registered in the country, after the last patient, a woman from Auckland, showed no symptoms in the last 48 hours. Health Director-General Ashley Bloomfield said this was important news but stressed that “surveillance against COVID-19 continues and will […]

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