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May 10: Latest on the Global Spread of the CCP Virus

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Here are the latest updates on the global spread of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, commonly known as novel coronavirus.

Europe

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will set out a five-tier warning system for the CCP virus in England when he outlines plans to begin slowly easing lockdown measures, British media reported. Johnson is due to make a televised address at 1800 GMT on Sunday.

New virus infections are accelerating again in Germany just days after its leaders loosened social restrictions, raising concerns that the pandemic could once again slip out of control.

The Russian authorities said they had recorded 11,012 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the nationwide tally to 209,688.

One person was killed after a fire broke out on Saturday at a Moscow hospital treating virus patients, the authorities said.

Asia-Pacific

South Korea warned of a second wave of the CCP virus as infections rebounded to a one-month high, just as the authorities were starting to ease some restrictions.

Australias most populous state, home to Sydney, will allow restaurants, playgrounds and outdoor pools to reopen on Friday as extensive testing has shown the spread of the CCP virus has slowed sharply, New South Wales states premier said.

Japanese Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said the government is looking to lift the state of emergency in “many of 34 prefectures” that are not among the hardest hit by the CCP virus pandemic before the nationwide deadline of May 31.

Americas

Three senior officials guiding the U.S. response to the pandemic were in self-quarantine on Saturday after coming into contact with someone who had tested positive for the virus, their agencies and spokesmen said.

Tesla sued local authorities in California on Saturday as the electric carmaker pushed to re-open its factory there and Chief Executive Elon Musk threatened to move Teslas headquarters and future programs from the state to Texas or Nevada.

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