Coronavirus live news: WHO reports record new global cases; Israel becomes first country to reimpose lockdownSeptember 14, 2020
WHO records more than 307,000 cases in 24 hours to Sunday; Victoria, Australia sees lowest case rise in nearly 3 months; Cases hit daily record in Czech Republic. Follow the latest updates
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Police chiefs have urged the public in England to take personal responsibility and observe the new “rule of six” regulations following a weekend rife with illegal gatherings.
Overall crime dropped dramatically during the coronavirus lockdown, when police were handed powers to enforce regulations designed to limit the spread of the disease. But Martin Hewitt, the chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council, said demand for the police was now close to that before the outbreak of the pandemic and urged the public to do their part by limiting gatherings indoors and outdoors to six people:
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Australia’s second most populous state of Victoria on Monday reported seven deaths from the new coronavirus in the last 24 hours and 35 new cases, its lowest daily rise in infections since late June.
#COVID19VicData for 14 September, 2020.
Yesterday there were 35 new cases reported and 7 lives lost. Our thoughts go out to all those affected.
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