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Japan lifts its state of emergencyRestrictions on Tokyo and the northern island of Hokkaido were lifted on Monday, ending the last measures that were put in place. Japan entered a new phase of its pandemic response.The next steps will focus on avoiding a resurgence, as happened after Japan partially lifted the state of emergency a few weeks ago. The restrictions imposed in Tokyo were more...

Kingston’s Belle Park becomes unofficial campground; city gives campers June 5 move-out date – Kingston

Belle Park in Kingston, Ont., has become an unofficial campground after the city permitted those who are homeless to pitch a tent.Over the last month, the encampment grew to over 40 people, according to one of the initial campers, Nathan Rosevear.The encampment has brought people from around the province to the park, some travelling from as far away as Niagara, Ont.Global News has spoken to...

Coronavirus live news: Austria’s president apologises for curfew breach | World news

Elected officials, businesses and others are depending on coronavirus testing and infection-rate data as states reopen so that they will know if a second wave of contagion is coming and whether another round of stay-at-home orders or closings might be needed. But states are reporting those figures in different ways, and that can lead to frustration and confusion about what the numbers mean. In...

COVID-19 update for May 23: Here’s the latest on coronavirus in B.C.

Article content continuedTo date, B.C. has identified 2,517 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Of those, 890 are in the Vancouver Coastal region, 1,244 are in the Fraser Health region, 127 are on Vancouver Island, 144 are in the Interior, and 62 are in the North.1 p.m. – No PNE but you can still get the mini donutsThe Pacific National Exhibition may have been cancelled for this year, but you can...

Coronavirus could be completely wiped out in Britain by September 30

Coronavirus pandemic could be over in the UK by September 30: Scientific model predicts virus will continue its steady decline with NO second waveSingapore University of Technology plotted data from the Covid-19 pandemic United States will extinguish the infection by November 11, the team discoveredThe model predicts the trajectory of the spread of the virus over timeAlso tracks actual number...

Number of coronavirus cases increases in Georgia

BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 23 By Tamilla Mammadova - Trend: Five new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been recorded in Georgia, bringing the total number of infected to 728, said National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, Trend reports referring to Georgian media. According to the latest figures, 495 patients have recovered from the novel virus so far, while 12 patients...

No10 hints London’s lockdown will be lifted first

Coronavirus lockdowns will be eased in Madrid and Barcelona from Monday to allow outdoor dining and gatherings of up to 10 people as infections have slowed sufficiently, the government has said. Restrictions will be relaxed even further in other regions comprising about half of Spain's population. Spain started phasing out one of Europe's toughest lockdowns earlier this month, but full...

Open and closed Memorial Day 2020: Banks, schools, Costco

CLOSE It's Memorial Day weekend! Here are the best deals you can get right now. Reviewed.comSome things may remain the same this Memorial Day: The stock market, the postal service and most banks will be non-operational on Monday, May 25.But as the coronavirus pandemic ravages onward — and each state's reopening mandates vary significantly — Memorial Day closures may not be as consistent...

Clap for Carers: Millions of Britons take to streets in heartwarming tribute – VIDEO | UK | News

In a heartwarming tribute, people across the UK joined together to applaud frontline workers. This was part of the weekly 'Clap For Our Carers' campaign which was created to thank staff, like the NHS, putting their lives on the line in the fight against coronavirus. Every Thursday, people hang out their windows and stand outside their doors at 8pm to clap and cheer.At this difficult time...

Coronavirus: More than 300 police and NHS workers assaulted in one month of lockdown

Coronavirus: More than 300 police and NHS workers assaulted in one month of lockdown | The Independent More than 300 NHS workers and police officers were attacked in just one month of the coronavirus lockdown, the head of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has revealed. Max Hill QC, the director of public prosecutions, said 313 assaults on emergency workers had been charged during April. Giving...