Czech daily virus cases hit new record

The Czech Republic registered a record high of 3,130 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, reaching in 24 hours a figure comparable with the entire month of March, health ministry data showed Friday.
New restrictions for northeast England as virus cases surge
More than two million people in northeast England face new restrictions because of a surge in coronavirus cases, the government announced on Thursday, as it battled to contain a potential second wave of infection.
Coronavirus cases top 30 million worldwide with Europe on edge
Coronavirus infections topped 30 million around the globe on Thursday as the World Health Organization warned of "alarming rates of transmission" across Europe and cautioned against shortening quarantine periods.
PlayStation 5 console to launch in November
Sony's eagerly awaited PlayStation 5 will launch in November, taking on a new offering by console rival Xbox as video game play booms during the pandemic.
Australian unemployment falls, raising recovery hopes
Australia's unemployment rate fell slightly to 6.8 percent in August, spurring hopes that the worst of a coronavirus-fuelled recession may have passed.
Chinese mainland reports 9 new imported COVID-19 cases 
The Chinese mainland reported nine new imported COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 2,674, the National Health Commission said Thursday.
S. Africa to 'cautiously' reopen borders as lockdown eases
South Africa will reopen its borders to most countries next month, the president said Wednesday, part of a wider easing of anti-coronavirus measures announced as figures continue to improve.