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A new record of contaminations in 24 hours was identified in France on Saturday, with 45,422 additional cases compared to the day before.
The National Assembly adopted at first reading the bill providing for the extension of the state of health emergency until February 16.
Several countries, including Spain and Belgium, are taking anti-Covid news.
Information to remember:
US Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff tested positive.
Marc Short is thus the latest to add his name to the list of staff in Donald Trump's administration who have contracted the coronavirus.
Spain towards curfew.
The country is preparing for the introduction of a curfew in several of its regions.
An extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers was convened at 10 am in Madrid, “in order to examine the terms of a new royal decree on the state of alert”, an exceptional regime corresponding to a state of health emergency. .
New measures in Belgium.
The Brussels authorities have decided to advance the curfew imposed in Belgium to 10 p.m. and have ordered shops to close at 8 p.m., as well as a ban on cultural and sporting activities from Monday.
Second wave of Covid-19: in Europe, all affected countries ... and measures that vary
Obama accuses Trump
The former US president on Saturday accused his successor of having "completely screwed up" in his management of Covid-19, during a rally in support of Democratic candidate Joe Biden in Miami, Florida.
"Eight months after the start of this pandemic, new cases are still breaking records," he said.
“Donald Trump is not suddenly going to protect us.
He is not even able to take the most basic precautions to protect himself, ”he added ironically, three weeks after the hospitalization of the president-candidate who had contracted Covid-19.
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We will be following together the news related to the coronavirus of this Sunday, October 25, 2020 in France and around the world.