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Countries slowly lift COVID-19 restrictions

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 5/11/20, 11:32 am

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday encouraged construction workers and companies whose employees can’t work from home to resume operations this week. He also greenlighted “unlimited amounts” of outdoor exercise. The United Kingdom is not yet ready to end all measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus, Johnson said, but schools and shops could reopen by June 1.

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A blessing amid bad news in Britain

International | The coronavirus continues to affect lives and livelihoods around the world
by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/07/20, 04:52 pm

BRITAIN surpassed Italy on Tuesday in reporting the highest coronavirus death toll in Europe—now at nearly 30,700 fatalities. Look at the faces of the U.K. church singing a blessing over the country during this pandemic.

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Sealed borders and soft openings

International | Dealing with the ongoing pandemic at home and abroad
by Mindy Belz
Posted 4/30/20, 02:14 pm

UNITED STATES: With grim milestones reached this week—more than 60,000 Americans dead, 1 million confirmed having COVID-19, and 30 million unemployed—President Donald Trump said he will not extend federal guidelines set to expire on Thursday on limiting activity.

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