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Coronavirus live news: Spain in ‘stabilisation phase’ but US sees 2,000 deaths in a day

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India extends lockdown, while IHME revises down forecast for number of deaths in the UK

The Swiss death toll from the coronavirus has reached 831, the country’s public health ministry has said, rising from 805 people on Friday. The number of positive tests also increased to 24,900 from 24,308 on Friday, it said.

An inmate was found dead Saturday after a riot and a blaze swept through a Russian prison under a coronavirus lockdown in eastern Siberia, authorities said.

Trouble erupted at penal colony No 15 in Angarsk on Thursday with authorities blaming prisoners, while human rights activists said inmates self-harmed en masse to protest systematic mistreatment.

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