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Coronavirus latest: Global cases pass 2.5 million as countries look to ease containment measures

By May 26, 2020 No Comments
People cross the 'Theresienwiese', the Oktoberfest beer festival area, in Munich on Tuesday

Coronavirus – latest summary

  • Global cases of coronavirus pass 2.5 million.
  • Italy records decrease in active coronavirus cases for second day in a row
  • The Netherlands to open primary schools part time on May 11
  • UK announces vaccine investment for Imperial College and Oxford University studies
  • A mostly virtual Westminster reopens amidst PPE shortage debacle
  • Spain wants EU to unite behind €1.5 trillion COVID-19 recovery fund
  • Germany starts mass-testing for coronavirus antibodies
  • The risk is ‘simply too great’ – Oktoberfest is cancelled
  • Donald Trump announced he would temporarily suspend immigration to the US due to the pandemic.

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