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Politics Coronavirus: Donald Trump calls for reopening places of worship in the United States

06:40  23 may  2020
06:40  23 may  2020 Source:   lemonde.fr

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President Trump urged governors to reopen houses of worship immediately, saying he would override them if they did not. His authority to do so is Places of worship in Colorado have been able to open since stay-at-home orders were lifted last month, but many congregations are still limiting services and

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The situation in Latin America - the new epicenter of the epidemic - is causing increasing concern, with human and economic consequences that are expected to be serious.

Part of the world continues its slow deconfinement, while the Covid-19 pandemic has killed more than 335,538 since its appearance in China. Over five million cases have been diagnosed in 196 countries and territories.

The United States is the country most affected in terms of number of deaths and cases, with 95,921 deaths for 1,590,225 cases. This is followed by the United Kingdom with 36,393 dead, Italy (32,616), Spain (28,628) and France (28,289). But Latin America is now emerging as the new epicenter of the epidemic.

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Donald Trump has demanded states reopen churches, synagogues and mosques for in-person services, threatening to 'override' governors who refuse.

In the United States, Donald Trump wants to reopen places of worship

The death toll from coronavirus remains stable, day after day, in the United States. In the past 24 hours, an additional 1,260 deaths have been recorded in the most affected country in the world.

Despite these high figures, the 50 American states have started a partial and progressive deconfinement, retaining certain restrictions on gatherings in order to curb the spread of the virus. But President Donald Trump, in a rush to revive the daily lives of Americans, called on Friday for the immediate reopening of places of worship.

"I consider places of worship - such as churches, synagogues and mosques - to be essential places providing essential services," he said during a press conference at the White House, highlighting especially the pressure on the governors.

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France and the United Kingdom impose fortnight

"We take note of the decision of the British government and we regret it", reacted Friday the French Ministry of the French Interior after the decision of the United Kingdom to impose a fortnight for travelers arriving from abroad.

"France stands ready to put in place a reciprocity measure as soon as the system actually comes into force on the British side," added Place Beauvau. A "fortnight voluntary will be requested by reciprocity," said Friday evening a joint statement from the interior, European and foreign affairs, and health.

The United Kingdom decides on a strict quarantine for all arrivals on its territory

"Travelers from the United Kingdom, whatever their nationality, will be invited to complete a fortnight when the British fortnight measure, announced this evening, will actually come into force, ”details the press release.

California: 1,200 pastors want to defy the ban on organizing services

 California: 1,200 pastors want to defy the ban on organizing services © Provided by Le Point pastor, religion, coronavirus Faith foolproof. In the United States, the states have the hand to decide on the relaxation of the health restrictions to fight against the epidemic of coronavirus, which made more than 90 000 deaths in the country and where more than 1.5 million cases have been listed. In California, the governor opted for a progressive deconfinement in several phases. If small businesses have reopened, places of worship are closed for the moment.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that he has deemed churches and other houses of worship So I’m correcting this injustice and calling houses of worship essential.” “These are places that hold our society Stocks surge as more states move to reopen amid coronavirus .

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A "fortnight voluntary" will also be offered to French or permanent residents in France from outside European space at the home of their choice or in a suitable accommodation structure, according to the same press release.

Brazil becomes the second most affected country after the United States

The Minister of Health of Brazil confirmed on Friday that 330,890 people were infected with the coronavirus, which makes it now the second most affected country after the States -United.

On Friday, Brazil recorded 1,001 deaths, bringing the total toll of the epidemic to 21,048 in the country. But the number of infections and deaths may actually be higher, as the country has been slow to implement screening tests.

Latin America, now considered by the World Health Organization as the new epicenter of the epidemic, fears dire consequences for the economy and jobs. This year, the pandemic will create 11.5 million more unemployed in this part of the world and the economy will contract by 5.3%, the worst recession since 1930, according to an official report released Thursday.

‘We need more prayer’: Trump orders states to let houses of worship reopen despite coronavirus crisis

  ‘We need more prayer’: Trump orders states to let houses of worship reopen despite coronavirus crisis In a surprise appearance in the White House briefing room, Trump said he had directed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to update its coronavirus guidelines so that houses of worship are deemed “essential."President Trump called on governors Friday to let churches and other houses of worship in their states reopen in time for Memorial Day weekend, threatening to “override” them if they refuse even as the U.S. coronavirus death toll surged above 95,000.

He said that reopening the US economy would be done "one careful step at a time" but he called on But it says large venues such as restaurants, places of worship and sports venues "can operate If there is no evidence of a resurgence of the coronavirus , phase two allows non-essential travel to Officials in the state , which is the epicentre of the outbreak in the US , say the situation is showing

President Donald Trump said he has deemed churches and other houses of worship “essential” and called on governors to allow them to reopen this weekend despite the coronavirus threat. “Today I’m identifying houses of worship — churches, synagogues and mosques — as essential places that

While Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro insists on a return to work and a recovery in the economy, the gravediggers are stepping up the pace in cemeteries in big cities like Sao Paulo. According to official data, the death toll has doubled in just 11 days across the country.

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In Peru, the second most affected country in Latin America, the confinement was extended throughout the country until June 30. Most of Lima's hospitals are on the brink of rupture.

In Chile, where deaths have increased by 29% in 24 hours, residents have braved confinement in recent days to demonstrate and demand food aid, against the backdrop of explosion of unemployment and hunger in the poorest neighborhoods .

More than 100,000 cases in Africa

According to the count established by AFP, Africa has officially crossed the 100,000 mark of new coronavirus, a symbolic threshold but reflecting only a fraction of reality, for lack screening capacities in many countries.

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South Africa, the country most affected in sub-Saharan Africa, passed Friday evening the milestone of 20,000 cases of contamination, for a toll of nearly 400 dead , according to its Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize. But according to a group of scientists released this week, the coronavirus could infect up to a million people and kill 40,000 people by November.

California Gov. Newsom lets hair salons, barbershops reopen after coronavirus closures .
California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday announced that hair salons and barbershops may reopen Wednesday if they provide masks for customers and employees to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Under the new guidelines, counties that follow the criteria outlined by the California Department of Public Health may “move further ahead in Stage 2 of the resilience roadmap.” In Stage 2 of the state’s long-term plan to reopen, retail, manufacture, office workplaces, limited personal services, outdoor museums, childcare and essential businesses can open with modifications in place. "We’re making progress, we’re moving forward.

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