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Spain, Italy Ease Coronavirus Restrictions

HeadlineMay 04, 2020

In Europe, Spain continues to ease restrictions, allowing adults to go outside for exercise as its daily death toll hit its lowest number in over six weeks Sunday, with just over 160 deaths. The total reported death toll is over 25,000. Spain is letting people go outside in “shifts” based on their demographic groups to ensure social distancing measures can be respected.

Italy reported its lowest daily death toll Sunday since the start of its lockdown — the longest lockdown of any country so far.

Meanwhile, in Britain, the lockdown continues. Over 28,000 people have died from the coronavirus, according to official reports, making it the European country with the second most known deaths, just behind Italy.

Russia reported over 10,000 new cases on Sunday — its fourth record single-day increase in a row. Russia is now reporting over 134,000 cases and 1,300 deaths.

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