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Donald Trump’s 14-year-old son now tested negative to coronavirus after being infected alongside his parents. In a statement released by Melania Trump, she said: “To our great relief he [at first] tested negative, but again, as so many parents have thought over the past several months, I couldn’t help but think, ‘What about tomorrow or the next day?’”
“My fear came true when he was tested again and it came up positive. Luckily he is a strong teenager and exhibited no symptoms.”
France has imposed a curfew in Paris and eight other cities from Saturday.
“We have to act. We need to put a brake on the spread of the virus,” President Emmanuel Macron said in a TV appearance, announcing the 9pm-6am curfew that will remain in force for at least four weeks, except for essential reasons.
Hello and welcome to the Guardian’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic, with me, Alison Rourke.
France has imposed curfews while other European nations are closing schools, cancelling surgeries and enlisting student medics as overwhelmed authorities face a Covid-19 resurgence at the onset of winter. With new cases hitting about 100,000 daily, Europe has by a wide margin overtaken the United States in new daily infections.
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