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Coronavirus live news: Auckland finishes week of lockdown, England prepares to reopen schools

France reports 23,306 new cases as Pas-de-Calais locked down, US Senate passes $1.9tn pandemic economic relief plan, arrests during Vienna protests

11.01am GMT

Israel has almost emerged from its Covid closures, prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is on the campaign trail, declared on Sunday, as restaurants reopened.

“Restaurants are coming back to life,” Netanyahu said after he and Jerusalem mayor Moshe Lion clinked mugs and tucked into pastries outside at a park cafe.

10.46am GMT

Dance music lovers in Amsterdam were offered a short relief from lockdown on Saturday, as they were treated to their first live show in over a year as part of a research project.

1,300 people were allowed at a test event in Amsterdam’s biggest music hall, the Ziggo Dome, which in normal times has a capacity of up to 17,000, Reuters reports.

Wat een fantastische afsluiter met @SJ_RM Niet te omschrijven hoe goed dit weer voelde vandaag in de #ZiggoDomeZo leek het in het publiek ook, wij hoorde geen verschil tussen deze 1300 fans t.o.v. anders 17.000Wij kunnen niet wachten tot morgen! #BackToLive @DammanPhoto pic.twitter.com/zUOMnReloC

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