Latest updates: India’s Covid-19 deaths rose by more than 4,000 for a second consecutive day; New South Wales to extend Covid restrictions for another weekUS must export vaccine doses before waiving patents, say EU leadersUK government ‘failed to consider gender’ in its response to Covid pandemicPope adds voice to call for pharma giants to waive vaccine patentsSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.29am BST People who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in Germany are exempt from many restrictions from Sunday, after the government passed new legislation to restore some freedoms. AFP reports:Curfews and limits on social contacts no longer apply to those fully vaccinated – more than 7 million people – or recovered from a Covid infection under the new rules.They will also no longer have to present a negative test result to access certain services such as hairdressers and “click and meet” shopping appointments. 9.13am BST Russia reported 8,419 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours on Sunday, taking the national tally to 4,880,262.
The government’s coronavirus task force said a further 334 people had died, taking the national death toll to 113,326.
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2021/may/09/covid-live-news-coronavirus-modi-lockdown-india-uk-new-south-wales-australia-latest-updates
Author : Jedidajah Otte
Publish date : 2021-05-09 08:41:27
Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.
- UNITED KINGDOM
- UNITED STATES