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Coronavirus live news: Australia puts 300,000 back into lockdown; tourist flights to Greece resume


The Kazakh government has proposed starting a second lockdown from 5 July and maintaining it for at least two weeks, president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said, after a sharp rise in new cases.

Tokayev said on Twitter a special commission would review the plan on 2 July and then lay out its details.

Tokayev ordered his cabinet this week to urgently tighten the restrictions after the number of Covid-19 cases surged more than sevenfold following the lifting of the first lockdown in mid-May.

A dip in airline bookings in the second half of June give grounds for caution about the prospects for ...


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