Coronavirus live news: India passes 20m cases; German plan to give more freedoms to fully vaccinated ‘unfair’
India records 357,229 new daily cases; law that would lift curbs for those with all jabs discriminates against young people who won’t be able to get jabs for months
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Australia’s deputy prime minister Michael McCormack says “nobody’s going to be jailed” for trying to return to Australia from India, continuing the federal government’s walk-back of their hardline travel ban.
But, look, the prime minister made it quite clear yesterday that nobody’s going to be jailed.
Obviously, there needs to be a hardline taken as far as the overall act being in place, but nobody’s going to be jailed… at this time. The prime minister made it clear.
Brazil registered 2,966 Covid-19 deaths on Tuesday and 77,359 additional cases, according to data released by the country’s health ministry.
The South American country has now registered 411,588 total coronavirus deaths and 14.86 million total confirmed cases, Reuters reports.