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South Africa downgrades lockdown rules, sending 8 million back to work

May 2020 CNBC; South Africa will downgrade its coronavirus lockdown measures to level three on June 1, marking what President Cyril Ramaphosa called a “significant shift” in its approach to the pandemic. The move commences the full reopening of all manufacturing, mining, construction, financial services, professional and business services, information …

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Coronavirus: Putin eases Russian lockdown as cases rise

May 2020 BBcNews; Russian President Vladimir Putin says that from Tuesday the nationwide coronavirus lockdown will be eased and businesses will go back to work. He said the country’s “non-working period” imposed to curb the virus had lasted six weeks. The easing of restrictions will affect all sectors of the …

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