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France Readies to Ease Restrictions as Italy and Spain Record Highest Death Tolls of Second Wave

HeadlineNov 25, 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron announced the country’s second wave had passed and he would start to ease lockdown measures, though bars and restaurants will remain closed for at least another two months. France has registered the fourth-highest number of infections since the pandemic started, behind Brazil, India and the U.S.

Meanwhile, in neighboring Italy, officials reported over 850 deaths Tuesday, the highest daily toll since the height of the first wave of the pandemic in March. Spain also recorded its highest death toll since the start of its second wave, with over 530 deaths.

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