Coronavirus live news: Israel health chief quits in protest at lockdown easing; Bolsonaro tests positive

Siegal Sadetzki resigns in protest at government handling of pandemic; South Africa’s cases pass 200,000; Kenya emerges from lockdown

7.51pm BST

The US has suffered 322 more deaths and registered 46,329 new cases in a day, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said, taking the respective official totals to 130,133 and 2,932,596.

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The Spanish government is still not able to say how many nursing home residents have died, according to a Health Ministry document seen by the Reuters news agency that puts the blame on a lack of good enough data from regional authorities.

The prime minister Pedro Sánchez has repeatedly pledged to disclose the impact on nursing homes, whose elderly residents are particularly vulnerable, but the document says it has been impossible to pinpoint the exact figure.

Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: Coronavirus live news: Israel health chief quits in protest at lockdown easing; Bolsonaro tests positive ———

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