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Italy Back in Lockdown, Germany Declares Third Wave, as Brazil Deaths and Cases Surge

HeadlineMar 15, 2021

In Italy, three-quarters of the population are under a new lockdown after a 15% increase in cases was recorded last week. A more transmissible coronavirus variant, first identified in Britain, has been spreading throughout Italy. Meanwhile, a German health official has declared Germany’s third coronavirus wave has begun.

Brazil has surpassed India in COVID-19 cases, making it the second-hardest-hit country for both infections and deaths in the world, after the U.S.

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