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People observe tributes to the nearly 300,000 Mexicans who have died in the pandemic as the official global death toll approaches 5 million:
Tonga – formerly one of the last countries in the world to have remained Covid-free – has recorded its first coronavirus case.
“The reason the lockdown won’t happen this weekend is because I have been advised that the virus will take more than three days to develop in someone who catches it before they become contagious,” Tuionetoa said.
“We should use this time to get ready in case more people are confirmed they have the virus.”
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