Coronavirus live: new cases double in Belgium, continue to rise in France and Poland

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Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos will allow churches and mosques to resume in-person services from 7 August, the state’s governor said in a press briefing on Saturday.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu also said restaurants, social clubs and recreational centres will be allowed to reopen with limited capacity from 14 August as the state, the epicentre of Nigeria’s coronavirus outbreak, eases restrictions despite a continued rise in infections.

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The number of new confirmed coronavirus cases in Belgium has doubled in one week, as an average of 448.1 people per day tested positive for Covid-19 in the last week of July.

The number of new infections during the period between 22 and 28 July increased by 104% compared to the previous week.

Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: Coronavirus live: new cases double in Belgium, continue to rise in France and Poland ———

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