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Right here is all the things we all know up to now about UK prime minister Boris Johnson’s admission to hospital:

Right here is my colleague Sarah Bosely with a bit extra on what that may imply for the PM’s well being.
“Given the growing strain on hospitals in the mean time, it’s unlikely he may have been admitted except medical doctors have actual issues. Minor checks might be carried out in Downing Road,” she writes.

6.24am BST06:24

Martin Farrer

Monday briefing: Boris Johnson in hospital for ‘so long as wanted’

St Thomas’ Hospital in Central London after Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital for checks as his coronavirus signs persist. {Photograph}: Kirsty O’Connor/PA
Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital and can keep for therapy “so long as wanted” after failing to shake off the coronavirus. The prime minister was identified with the illness 10 days in the past and had been persevering with to coordinate the federal government’s response to the disaster whereas self-isolating in Downing Road.
However No 10 stated on Sunday evening that Johnson had been taken to an NHS hospital in London after days of persistent signs, together with a fever. Stressing that he was present process checks as a “precautionary” measure, No 10 stated he would stay accountable for the federal government.
Nonetheless, Dominic Raab, the overseas secretary and first secretary of state, is predicted to face in for the prime minister whereas he’s in hospital and can chair the federal government’s coronavirus assembly this morning. Our well being editor writes that the hospitalisation suggests the PM’s case might have progressed to the dangerous second stage the place the immune system overreacts to the virus and finally ends up attacking the physique’s personal organs.

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Export expectations in Germany’s automobile sector have fallen to their lowest degree since March 2009, when Europe’s largest financial system was within the throes of the worldwide monetary disaster, Germany’s Ifo institute stated on Monday. “The prospects for the German automobile sector have considerably worsened because of the coronavirus disaster,” Ifo stated. It stated enterprise expectations within the sector for the approaching months had dropped to -33.7 from -19.7 in February.

Audi and Volkswagen automobiles destined for export stand subsequent to the ship onto which they are going to be loaded in Emden port on 13 June, 2012 in Emden, Germany. {Photograph}: Sean Gallup/Getty Pictures

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Andrew Roth

Russia defies calls to halt Victory Day parade rehearsals
Russia is holding rehearsals for its Victory Day parade, scheduled for 9 Might regardless of the coronavirus disaster, because the Kremlin resists cancelling a patriotic vacation with main political significance.
The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, is meant to host France’s Emmanuel Macron and different world leaders at a army parade to mark the 75th anniversary of the tip of the second world warfare. The occasion is a major historic landmark for Russia and a coveted photograph alternative to say Putin’s re-emergence from political isolation within the west.
However with 12 million Muscovites confined to their flats and a worldwide pandemic ushering in a interval of self-isolation, preparations for the parade have raised issues in Russia.

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Germany studies fourth straight drop in day by day instances

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus infections rose by 3,677 previously 24 hours to 95,391 on Monday, the fourth straight drop within the day by day price of latest instances, based on information from the Robert Koch Institute for infectious ailments. The variety of new instances was decrease than the 5,936 new infections reported on Sunday. The reported loss of life toll rose by 92 to 1,434.

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Police stroll in an nearly empty Volkspark Friedrichshain park in the course of the coronavirus disaster on 5 April, 2020. {Photograph}: Maja Hitij/Getty Pictures

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Thailand reported 51 new coronavirus instances and three extra deaths on Monday, based on a spokesman for the federal government’s Heart for Covid-19 Scenario Administration.
That’s half as many instances as had been reported the day earlier than: on Sunday Thailand reported 102 new coronavirus instances.

A vendor carrying a protecting face masks sells chilly drinks in the course of the coronavirus outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand, 5 April, 2020. {Photograph}: Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters
13 of the brand new instances had been medical personnel who attended to contaminated sufferers or had actions with them, stated the spokesman, Taweesin Wisanuyothin. Greater than half of the brand new instances had been in Bangkok, he stated. Thailand has confirmed 2,220 instances and 26 fatalities because the outbreak emerged within the nation in January.

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Calls to seal off ultra-Orthodox areas add to Israel’s virus tensions
Oliver Holmes and Quique Kierszenbaum report for the Guardian from Bethlehem.
It wasn’t a typical police operation. Two Israeli officers had been to go undercover, though not posing as drug sellers or arms traffickers. For this explicit task, they had been to disguise themselves as ultra-Orthodox Jews.
Their mission on Friday was to bust an unlawful gathering in a synagogue. Folks had been praying collectively, a observe that’s now towards the legislation within the period of the coronavirus. As soon as the officers received inside to verify the group, extra items barged in and dispersed individuals.
Forces left the world, based on police, however: “An hour later, it was reported that folks had returned once more.” At that time, officers handed out fines amounting to just about £4,000 (US$4,900).
The operation within the county’s north was one small a part of a typically fruitless nationwide effort to impose Covid-19 restrictions on a deeply spiritual and infrequently cut-off group that has been gradual, and even opposed, to alter their lifestyle.
Officers worry the consequence has been an explosion of instances in neighbourhoods populated with the minority, which makes up greater than 12% of Israel’s 9 million residents.

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The Japanese authorities’s advisory panel on the brand new coronavirus outbreak will meet on Monday at 5am GMT (in roughly thirty minutes’ time) in preparation for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to declare a state of emergency, the Nikkei enterprise day by day reported.
The state of emergency might go into impact as early as Tuesday, the Yomiuri newspaper reported.
Beneath a legislation revised in March to cowl the coronavirus, the prime minister can declare a state of emergency if the illness poses a “grave hazard” to lives and if its fast unfold might have a big impact on the financial system. The virus has already elevated Japan’s recession threat.
Tokyo reported 143 instances on Sunday – its highest one-day enhance – bringing town’s whole instances to 1,003. There are 6,654 instances nationally.

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