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Coronavirus news – live: Thousands of NHS workers march over pay, as figures show 16,000 people may have died as direct result of lockdown

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Coronavirus news – live: Mixing in pubs and houses 'led to new local lockdown measures', as thousands of NHS workers to march over pay

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Postal Service loses $2.2bn amid coronavirus pandemic as it faces growing pressure over mail-in voting

‘Our financial position is dire, stemming from substantial declines in mail volume’ Source

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California county will pay people diagnosed with coronavirus $1,250 to stay home

Policy director Vanessa Cedeño says many residents ‘just could not afford to lose two weeks’ worth of wages to quarantine and isolate’ Source

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New York moved homeless people into hotels in wealthy neighbourhoods to protect them against coronavirus. Residents complained

‘One would hope the collective trauma of a pandemic, and the increasing economic uncertainty, would give people more compassion’ Source

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New York is moving homeless people into luxury hotels to protect them against coronavirus and wealthy neighbourhoods aren't happy

‘One would hope the collective trauma of a pandemic, and the increasing economic uncertainty, would give people more compassion’ Source

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Coronavirus: France records sharp jump in Covid-19 cases amid travel restriction fear

French government reports 43 per cent increase in daily infections Source

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Coronavirus: New York schools to reopen, governor Andrew Cuomo says

‘We have the best infection rate in the country. If any state can do it, we can do it,’ Mr Cuomo says Source

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Covid: Seven year old dies of coronavirus in Georgia, a day after Trump said children are 'almost immune'

‘This is a disease everyone should take seriously,’ says director of the Coastal Health Department Source

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US hiring slows in July after coronavirus outbreak intensifies and economy faces worst decline on record

Payrolls rise by 1.7 million in July, whereas 4.7 millions jobs were added in June amid a reemergence of the novel coronavirus Source

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