“These five weeks of improvement allow us to start a new stage today … This plan, which will be step by step, cautiously, prudently, will be applied gradually and flexibly,” said President Sebastian Pinera in the announcement, adding that 12 regions in the country had improved in recent weeks.
Much of the population remains under lockdown. Chile currently has 330,000 confirmed cases and more than 8,500 deaths.Sudan has confirmed 10,992 cases of coronavirus, Sudan’s health miinistry said in a statement adding that 230 new cases were reported in the country in the last 24 hours.Meanwhile,13 people died in the last 24 hours due to the virus bringing the death toll to 693, the statement added.
There was no agreement between EU leaders on how much in grants to offer member states most affected by the coronavirus pandemic, a diplomatic source said after three full days of fraught talks in Brussels.
The source said 350 billion euros was the maximum acceptable for a camp of thrifty northerners, compared to 400 billion seen as the bare minimum by many others, including Germany and France.