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6 Aug 2020
Infections in Germany have hit a three-month high. Ukraine has reported its highest figure yet. Meanwhile, Lufthansa has posted a net loss of €1.5 billion. Catch up with the latest news on the pandemic.
3 Aug 2020
With the oil price down and the coronavirus pandemic taking its toll, Colombia faces its worst economic setback in a decade. Businesses are fighting to get into gear again after four months of partial lockdowns.
18 Jul 2020
The US recorded a daily high of over 67,600 new infections. Countries easing lockdown measures have had to stop plans or re-enter lockdown due to a global surge in cases. Follow DW for the latest.
18 Jul 2020
South Africa's Covid-19 crisis shows no signs of abating as the number of infections surpasses 300,000. That makes the country the fifth worst affected globally and the worst in the region. We show you how hospitals are coping. Also, tensions continue in Mali with rallies calling for President Keita to resign. Our correspondent spoke to the Malian Prime Minister Boubou Cissé about police violence against protesters. Finally, an ancient Rwandan hairstyle is making a comeback as young artists rediscover the Amasunzu tradition.
15 Jun 2020
Parts of Beijing have been put under lockdown after a fresh cluster of coronavirus infections emerged at a local market. Authorities fear the global implications of a second outbreak in China.
7 Jun 2020
So far, Africa has had more than 160,000 confirmed infections and nearly 5,000 deaths from COVID-19. Many experts believe the continent is only in the early stages of the pandemic. Economies are already affected.
2 Jun 2020
India to ease lockdown despite new daily infections record
28 May 2020
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3 May 2020
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25 Apr 2020
The number of coronavirus infections has steadily risen in India, with the country so far recording over 23,500 cases. While several states are lagging in testing and containment, others are doing better.
12 Apr 2020
The coronavirus is increasingly prevalent in German nursing homes. In order to prevent infections, many want to separate the seniors from the outside world — but this comes at a cost to the elderly and their families.
6 Apr 2020
Germany now has more than 100,000 coronavirus infections, according to Johns Hopkins University's figures. UK PM Boris Johnson has been hospitalized, 10 days after testing positive for COVID-19. Follow DW for more.

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