Coronavirus live news: Sweden reports record daily cases; Madrid to seal itself from other regions for 10 days

After unorthodox pandemic strategy, Sweden records 7,420 daily cases; Madrid to close borders with other regions; Germany says cases stabilising but not decliningSouth Australia premier fuming over pizza lie that put state in lockdownCalifornia...

Coronavirus live news: Sweden reports record daily cases; Madrid to seal itself from other regions for 10 days

After unorthodox pandemic strategy, Sweden records 7,420 daily cases; Madrid to close borders with other regions; Germany says cases stabilising but not declining

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New daily cases in Canada could soar to 60,000 by the end of the year, up from less than 5,000 now, if people increase their daily contacts, medical officials have warned in a grim forecast.

Even if current restrictions on gatherings are maintained, new daily cases will jump to more than 20,000 over the same time period, the officials told a briefing. Several Canadian provinces are reimposing restrictions on movement and businesses as a second wave of the pandemic rips across the country.

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