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Peru surpasses 10,000 coronavirus deaths: health ministry

Peru surpassed 10,000 deaths from the coronavirus on Thursday, the health ministry said, a day after the government began easing a national lockdown in a bid to revive the economy.

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Peru's coronavirus deaths surge past 7,000

Peru's health ministry said Tuesday that the hard-hit nation's coronavirus death toll had reached 7,056, the third-highest in Latin America after Brazil and Mexico.

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'Disinfecting non-stop' as Italy faces two new virus outbreaks

Yellow police tape—a familiar sight across Italy since the coronavirus began sweeping the country in March—reappeared at the weekend outside a Rome squat where around 15 new cases have emerged.

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Beijing closes market, locks down area in new virus outbreak

The largest wholesale food market in Beijing was shuttered behind police guard and the surrounding neighborhood locked down Saturday after more than 50 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the Chinese capital.

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UK mulls 'air bridges' with low-risk countries

Britain confirmed Tuesday it was looking at establishing "air bridges" with countries with low rates of coronavirus, exempting them from controversial quarantine measures.

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