Coronavirus live news: trust in governments falls across G7; Brazil looks to reopen despite record deaths

New Zealand marks 13 days without new Covid-19 case; €130bn German package cuts VAT, offers cash grants; Mumbai introduces new restrictions after hurricane

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The governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike, has said today it may be necessary to a stage a “simplified” Olympics next year due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and that organisers were already discussing possible changes.

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Israel’s parliament suspended sessions scheduled for Thursday after a lawmaker tested positive for the coronavirus, while some schools shut down anew amid worries about fresh outbreaks.

Having moved aggressively against the global pandemic in March and seen a tailing-off of new cases, Israel has eased curbs in recent weeks. But officials warn that public complacency could lead to a resurgence in cases.

Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: Coronavirus live news: trust in governments falls across G7; Brazil looks to reopen despite record deaths ———