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Sky News 19 Oct 2020

Lockdown restrictions re-imposed in Europe as new coronavirus cases hit 150,000

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Countries across Europe have announced new restrictions after daily coronavirus cases on the continent passed 150,000.

The World Health Organization welcomed the curbs, saying they are "absolutely essential" to stop COVID-19 from overwhelming hospitals.

All bars and restaurants have been ordered to close in Belgium, while restrictions on social contact have been introduced in Italy.


European leaders are being urged to act fast and stop the renewed spread of COVID-19.
New daily coronavirus infections have more than doubled over the past 10 days around the continent.
In France, scientists are warning the virus is spreading faster than the first wave. And Spain's prime minister says there are as many as three million people infected there.
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