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The Latest: Coronavirus cases hitting new levels in Italy

2 days ago   |   By Stl Today

MILAN - The number of confirmed positive cases of coronavirus in Italy continued to rise to new records on Sunday, hitting 11,705 in the last 24 hours.
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Sweden is moving away from its no-lockdown strategy and preparing strict new rules amid rising coronavirus cases

Sweden is moving away from its no-lockdown strategy and preparing strict new rules amid rising coronavirus cases

2 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Jonathan NACKSTRAND / AFP) (Photo by JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP via Getty Images
Sweden's health officials are set to unveil strict new coronavirus rules for local regions to impose.
The country opted against lockdown measures in response to the first wave of the pandemic.
However, growing case numbers in areas like the cities of Stockholm and Uppsala have prompted a rethink.
Authorities in the worst-affected areas are set to have the power to strongly recommend people to avoid public transport, busy public places, and contact with the vulnerable and elderly.
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