Public warned as virus restrictions ease
A number of European nations the place coronavirus infections have slowed have eased border restrictions whereas the US reported a file drop in retail gross sales and an infection flare-ups in Mexico and elsewhere served as a reminder the pandemic is way from over.
France’s virus demise toll passes 27,500
France’s newly reported coronavirus deaths had been 3 times decrease than 24 hours earlier whereas new confirmed circumstances of the COVID-19 illness saved on rising on the similar sluggish price of 0.four per cent because the nation continues to unwind its lockdown.
Spanish lady, 113, overcomes coronavirus
A 113-year-old Spanish lady says she is in good well being after having overcome an infection by the coronavirus.
Dutch canine, three cats contaminated with virus
A canine and three cats within the Netherlands have been contaminated with the brand new coronavirus, authorities say, the primary confirmed circumstances involving home pets within the nation.
UK virus copy price rises barely
The copy price of the coronavirus in the UK is now someplace between 0.7 and 1.0, authorities scientific advisers say.
Italy’s virus demise toll and new circumstances dip
Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy have fallen to 242 towards 262 the day earlier than, the Civil Safety Company says, whereas the day by day tally of latest circumstances dipped to 789 from 992 on the prior day.
US to chop Huawei off from chip suppliers
The US authorities has moved to dam shipments of semiconductors to Huawei Applied sciences from international chipmakers, in an motion ramping up tensions with China.
Robust 6.5-magnitude quake hits western US
A robust earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 has struck a distant, sparsely populated space of Nevada about midway between Reno and Las Vegas, the US Geological Survey says.
Blast at chemical plant in Italy injures 2
An explosion at a chemical compounds plant in an industrial zone in Venice has injured two staff and despatched clouds of black smoke and flames into the sky, prompting native authorities to order residents to remain inside and shut doorways and home windows.