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Sydney readies for the army as lockdown fails to squash Delta outbreak

SYDNEY (Reuters) -Sydney’s poorest neighbourhoods on Friday braced for military enforcement of the city’s toughest and longest lockdown of the COVID-19 pandemic as the infection numbers held persistently high five weeks since restrictions began.People in protective face masks walk through the quiet city centre during a lockdown to curb the spread of a coronavirus disease […]

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Britain reports 27,734 daily COVID-19 cases, first rise in a week

FILE PHOTO: The City of London financial district is seen as people wearing protective face masks walk along the River Thames, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in London, Britain, July 27, 2021. REUTERS/Henry NichollsLONDON (Reuters) – Britain reported 27,734 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, an increase on the 23,511 reported a day earlier and a […]

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Czech government to donate 2.39 million COVID-19 vaccines

FILE PHOTO: A medical worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech “Comirnaty” vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in a vaccination center in Paris, France, July 23, 2021. REUTERS/Sarah MeyssonnierPRAGUE (Reuters) – The Czech government has approved plans to donate up to 2.39 million COVID-19 vaccines to countries in the Balkans, Africa and Asia by […]

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U.S. appeals court lifts CDC cruise ship restrictions in win for Florida

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A federal appeals court late on Friday reversed course and let stand a lower court order prohibiting the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from enforcing coronavirus-related cruise ship restrictions in Florida.FILE PHOTO: A view of the Coral Princess ship, of Princess Cruises fleet, with patients affected by coronavirus disease (COVID-19), […]

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Turkey's daily coronavirus cases jump to 11,094, highest since May

FILE PHOTO: A police officer stops a motorist to check his documents during a nationwide “full closure” imposed to slow the rate of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) contagion in Istanbul, Turkey April 30, 2021. REUTERS/Murad SezerISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s new coronavirus cases climbed above 10,000 for the first time since mid-May on Friday and hit […]

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France reports over 10,000 new coronavirus cases per day again

A demonstrator argues with police officers during a protest against the new measures announced by French President Emmanuel Macron to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Paris, France, July 14, 2021. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File PhotoPARIS (Reuters) – France reported more than 10,000 new coronavirus cases again as the rapid spread of the more contagious Delta […]