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India, Hong Kong, Colombia Reimpose Lockdowns Amid New Surges

HeadlineJul 13, 2020

Authorities in India have announced a new week-long lockdown in Bangalore and other regions as COVID-19 cases reached new records. On Sunday, India reported nearly 29,000 new cases and 550 deaths. In Hong Kong, authorities have shut down its schools again due to a new surge in cases.

Colombia’s two largest cities, Bogotá and Medellín, are reinstating partial lockdowns as coronavirus cases surge. On Saturday, Colombia recorded nearly 7,000 new cases and just over 200 deaths — both record highs.

In Israel, thousands rallied in Tel Aviv Saturday to protest the government’s handling of the outbreak.

And in Japan, the U.S. Marines have acknowledged at least 60 marines have tested positive with COVID-19 at a base on Okinawa.

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