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COVID-19 reportedly killing 1,000 per day in Europe

Coronavirus cases in France have gone up by nearly a third in just one day. Governments across Europe are imposing strict new measures to try to reverse an alarming surge in infections. Over the past week, the European Union and the United Kingdom together have recorded an average of 100,000 …

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Paris struggles with second COVID-19 wave

Coronavirus infections are surging across Europe to their highest levels yet. France is also set to unveil new measures on Wednesday, as it struggles to control a second wave. There are reports a curfew could be imposed in Paris. It is pattern being seen across Europe. Al Jazeera’s Natacha Butler …

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Europe's COVID-19 crisis grows darker

The COVID-19 crisis in Europe is growing darker by the day as winter approaches. France has recorded more than 18,000 new cases for the second day running. Pressure on hospitals is growing, especially in and around Paris. Germany, which had been praised for its response to the pandemic, has seen …

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COVID-19 lockdown strengthened across Europe

European governments are facing anger, confusion and fatigue as they grapple with rising infections. Even within countries, rules vary – with partial lockdowns, new mask rules and tougher punishments. Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports. – Subscribe to our channel: – Follow us on Twitter: – Find us on Facebook: – …

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UK: Data of nearly 16,000 COVID-19 cases lost due to glitch

The United Kingdom government is facing pressure over a technical issue that meant it missed nearly 16,000 cases of COVID-19. It led to a jump of 23,000 on Sunday. Because they were overlooked, many who came in contact with the infected people could not be informed. Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba …

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UK: Boris Johnson apologises for confusion over COVID-19 curbs

With infections, confusion and anger on the rise in Britain, the UK prime minister has tried to clarify his government’s coronavirus strategy. Boris Johnson spoke on a day the country recorded more than 7,000 new infections. Al Jazeera’s Paul Brennan reports from London. – Subscribe to our channel: – Follow …

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