August 17, 2022

The Latest: Mich. health chief reinstates more virus rules | Business News

“We’re in a crisis right now and need to immediately change our behavior to save lives,” Evers said in a statement.

LONDON — Britain has recorded 14,542 confirmed cases of coronavirus, an increase of nearly 2,000 in the past day.

The U.K. also recorded 76 more deaths Tuesday, a large uptick from 19 the previous day.

Large parts of northern England are under tough coronavirus restrictions as infection rates in that region have spiked.

The latest figures show the official coronavirus death toll in the U.K. has reached 42,445. However, that number only includes people who died within 28 days of testing positive.

The total is more than 58,000 if the death toll included cases where coronavirus was suspected.

BERLIN — Berlin officials have issued a nightly business curfew to clamp down on rising coronavirus infections.

Starting this weekend, most stores, restaurants and bars will close between 11 p.m. – 6 a.m., with exceptions only for pharmacies and gas stations. The measures will last until Oct. 31.

The number of people allowed to congregate outside during those hours will be limited to five, or to members of two households. A maximum of 10 people will be allowed to participate in private indoor celebrations, down from 25.

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