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Coronavirus deaths down as Europe stems the tide

The number of new Covid-19 related deaths dropped below 300 in Spain, Italy and France yesterday.

The UK – which previously only counted deaths in hospital in its figures, but is now including care homes and other settings – saw 676.

The US saw more than 2,000 new deaths for the third day in a row.

Globally there have been 233,388 deaths, with 39,711 of those in the last week. That compares with 42,892 deaths the week before.

Covid-19 daily report
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