Coronavirus news live: no new Covid-19 deaths in Spain for first time since March

South Africa reverses decision to open schools; Sweden reports fewest new infections since 27 March, Brazil passes 500,000 cases

7.54pm BST

Slovakia is undoing more restrictions this week, including opening indoor sports centres and pools, as the country with one of the world’s lowest death rates from the outbreak moves ahead with reopening.

The government has agreed to relax rules in restaurants by cutting the distance between customers, to open up sports events to limited crowds and to make it easier to visit people in hospital, the prime minister, Igor Matovič, said.

7.35pm BST

The Israeli prime minister’s office says an employee has tested positive for Covid-19.

Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said an “epidemiological investigation is being conducted, which will provide appropriate guidelines for those who came into contact” with the staff member. It did not say whether the 70-year-old leader has been exposed.

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