Israel and South Korea to ease coronavirus lockdowns

Germany and New Zealand also relaxing controls while protests continue in Brazil and US Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Germany, Israel, South Korea and several other countries plan to ease coronavirus lockdowns this week as governments come under mounting pressure to reduce the economic and social pain caused by the safety measures. As Europe approached a grim milestone of 100,000 confirmed deaths, recriminations continued over Covid-19’s origins, with a lab in Wuhan rejecting a theory pushed in the US that it might have engineered the virus, and Donald Trump warning China of consequences if it was found to be “knowingly responsible”. Continue reading...