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Europe fights second Covid-19 wave as global cases top 38 million
E-News | 15/10/2020 12:05 PM | Click to read full article
Bars and restaurants will close across Spain’s northeastern Catalonia region for the next 15 days as the country tackles one of the highest rates of infection in the European Union, with nearly 900,000 infections and more than 33,000 deaths.
Elsewhere, Czech schools and bars were shut, while Dutch restaurants were closing. German Chancellor Angela Merkel wanted tighter steps including requiring masks in more places and limiting numbers of people gathering for private events.