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- Coronavirus deaths decline in England and Wales including in care homes - ONS
- Total number of UK fatalities from COVID-19 exceeds 37,000
Spain to quarantine visitors for two weeks
Italy to reopen bars and restaurants from next week
- Europe warned of second waves of COVID-19
- International Nurses Day: COVID-19 frontline workers 'need more mental health support'
- Coronavirus statistics: Latest numbers on COVID-19 cases and deaths
Putin’s spokesman hospitalised with coronavirus
ONS numbers show UK death toll above 38,000
Cannes empty on day that would have marked opening night of film festival
It was instead cancelled for the first time since World War II.
The beaches are closed and the grounds have been repurposed as a homeless shelter.
COVID-19 outbreaks in German slaughterhouses expose grim working conditions in meat industry
Working conditions for migrants in German slaughterhouses are under the spotlight after more than 200 workers tested positive for COVID-19 at a factory in Coesfeld.
Coronavirus outbreaks have also been identified in at least two other meat processing plants in Germany.
The majority of those infected were from Romania and Bulgaria.
Officials say the virus most likely spread through shared staff housing, and the outbreaks are drawing attention to the industry’s difficult working conditions.
Read more: https://www.euronews.com/2020/05/12/covid-19-outbreaks-in-german-slaughterhouses-expose-grim-working-conditions-in-meat-indust
France sees daily death toll increase
There were 708 newly recorded cases.
Hospitalisations in France, meanwhile, continued to decrease with 21,595 people currently in hospital and 2,542 people in intensive care units.
Around 72% of the hospitalisations are in four regions including the northern region (Hauts-de-France), eastern region (Grand Est), Paris region (Ile-de-France) and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.
France has had a total of 26,991 deaths due to COVID-19.
Italy has 1,402 new coronavirus cases, an increase from previous day
Another 172 people died in 24 hours, bringing the total number to 30,911.
Officials will be carefully analysing the case numbers in Italy this week after the country relaxed lockdown restrictions on May 4.
Hospitalisations, meanwhile, continued to decrease in the country.
There are currently 952 people in intensive care and 12,865 people hospitalised with symptoms.
Another 67,449 people are in isolation without symptoms or with mild symptoms.
“Action will be taken” against unscrupulous employers
UK government again misses its testing target
Lebanon will reinstate a national lockdown for four days
Lebanon will go on lockdown for four more days after an increase in reported cases.
Citizens will have to stay home from Wednesday night until Monday morning, avoiding outings except for emergencies, AP reported.
Lebanon began relaxing restrictions last month. The country of more than 5 million has recorded 870 infections and 26 deaths after imposing early measures.
Potential vaccines could be in advanced trials by late fall or early winter, US' Dr Fauci says
There are several vaccine candidates being worked on, Dr Anthony Fauci told a Senate committee.
“We have many candidates and hope to have many winners,” Dr Fauci told the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension committee.
It's unknown if these vaccines will work, however.
"There's no guarantee that the vaccine is actually going to be effective," Fauci said, but he said that he was "cautiously optimistic".
Fauci, who is the US' top infectious disease expert, said he hopes to have a vaccine in advanced trials by late fall or early winter.