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World Coronavirus Dispatch: US share buybacks cut in half by pandemic

German rail slammed for withholding data, UK govt faces more heat after latest school exam problem, How Indonesia failed to control coronavirus and other pandemic-related news across the globe

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Indonesia, where the rate of testing is among the world’s lowest, contact tracing is minimal

Yuvraj Malik New Delhi

Travel chaos gives passengers headaches at summer’s end: A heap of new travel restrictions has thrown Europe’s long-anticipated August break into disarray, dealing a setback to airlines and leaving some passengers on the hook for the cost of last-minute changes. In the UK, quarantine measures have been reimposed on Spain, France, Malta and the Netherlands. Further, for those who already have tickets, changing plans has become a minefield of terms and conditions that vary by carrier. Read more here

Let’s look at the global statistics

Total Confirmed Cases: 22,413,126

Change Over Yesterday: 353,193

Total Deaths: 787,686

Total Recovered:

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First Published: Aug 20 2020 | 3:40 PM IST

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