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Return to strict lockdown possible: African Union

Return to strict lockdown possible: African Union

Continent has more than 1.6M cases, 40,690 deaths, with southern Africa hardest-hit region

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Scotland announces 5-level COVID-19 restrictions system
23.10.2020

Scotland announces 5-level COVID-19 restrictions system

Once approved by Scottish parliament, restrictions will come into force on Nov. 2.

Belgium tightens virus curbs but avoids lockdown
23.10.2020

Belgium tightens virus curbs but avoids lockdown

New restrictions enforced for education, sports, cultural events

Spain: Real number of infections ‘beyond 3M’
23.10.2020

Spain: Real number of infections ‘beyond 3M’

Spain’s prime minister says 'coming months are going to be tough, very tough'

COVID-19: Under-employment weighs on Thailand's debt
23.10.2020

COVID-19: Under-employment weighs on Thailand's debt

Country's Central Bank says economy will take at least 2 years to return to pre-pandemic growth trajectory

Iran records 335 COVID-19 deaths in last 24 hours
23.10.2020

Iran records 335 COVID-19 deaths in last 24 hours

Country sees single-day infection record with 6,134