Like so many countries in the world, South Africa is in the throes of the coronavirus pandemic. But it has begun to gradually relax lockdown restrictions. Some of the country's minibus taxi drivers demand that restrictions be lifted even faster.
Six months have passed since SARS-CoV-2 became known worldwide. Since then, researchers have found out much about the virus and made progress in combating it. Here are the most important points.
Passengers on public transport in Switzerland are now obliged to wear face masks. Meanwhile the world's most-visited museum has partially reopened after 16 weeks. Follow DW for the latest.
The European Commission has authorized the use of remdesivir to treat severe cases of COVID-19. Meanwhile, the US has recorded a record jump in cases for the second day in a row. Follow DW for the latest.
Some 70,000 people in Spain's northwestern Galicia region have been given new stay-at-home orders following a surge in cases. Infections have also been reported at slaughterhouses in Austria. Follow DW for the latest.
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