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World Coronavirus Dispatch: German parliament building stormed over curbs

Virus resurgence hindering eurozone recovery, Indonesia's Bali to remain closed to foreigners all year, Brazil deaths above 120,000 and other pandemic-related news across the globe

Healthcare worker checks oxygen level of the residence during a campaign for the coronavirus disease in Mumbai.
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Healthcare worker checks oxygen level of the residence during a campaign for the coronavirus disease in Mumbai.

Yuvraj Malik
Far-right extremists tried to storm the German parliament building on Saturday following a protest against the country’s pandemic restrictions, but were intercepted by police and forcibly removed.The incident occurred in Berlin after a daylong demonstration by tens of thousands of people opposed to the wearing of masks and other government measures. Read more here...
 
Let’s look at the global statistics:                                            

Total Confirmed Cases: 25,009,739

Change Over Yesterday: 243,968

Total Deaths: 842,709

Total Recovered: 16,412,452
 
Nations hit with most cases: US (5,961,581), Brazil (3,846,153), India (3,542,733), Russia (982,573) and Peru (639,435)
 
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First Published: Aug 30 2020 | 2:37 PM IST

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