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Coronavirus live news: 1m tests to be rolled out across Africa, as WHO warns over Europe situation

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In India, politicians from the ruling Hindu nationalist BJP party have been touting cow urine as a cure for Covid-19.

In Tanzania the president has promised that taking communion in church would “burn” the virus away.

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Amazon has closed its six distribution centres in France, two days after a French court ruled it was not doing enough to protect workers from the coronavirus pandemic.

The company is facing mounting scrutiny on both sides of the Atlantic as it tries to deal with a surge in online orders during lockdowns while keeping employees safe.

Related: Amazon closes French warehouses after court ruling on coronavirus

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