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Thursday’s Coronavirus updates: 10,644 tests, 40 cases, 0.4 percent rate in Champaign County; 66 percent of all active cases in 61820 ZIP code | Coronavirus

Graph by Ben Zigterman Of 10,644 new tests in Champaign County, 40 returned Thursday, a rate of 0.4 percent. The county’s seven-day positive rate remained unchanged at 0.5 percent. Other notable numbers: The number of residents of the provincial hospital with COVID-19 remained two. Active cases increased by 33, to …

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Berlin bans protests against coronavirus measures

Officials in Berlin banned demonstrations against coronavirus prevention measures, calling the protests even a violation of social distance rules. Authorities noted one protest that occurred on August 1, in which protesters defeated measures such as social distancing and demands for masks, reported The Associated Press. That protest against pandemic measures …

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