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Here are Wednesday's key developments:
- Global Covid-19 cases have passed the two million mark; there have been 133,572 deaths
- Two of the US' biggest cities, New York and Los Angeles, may ban large gatherings, like concerts and sporting events, until 2021
- In the UK, close family members will be allowed to say goodbye to loved ones dying with coronavirus "wherever possible" under new coronavirus guidelines, the health secretary has said
- Nations in the G20 group of top economies have agreed to suspend debt payments owed to them by 77 of the world's poorest countries
- China has closed one of its temporary Covid-19 hospitals, which was built in days
- France has revealed its death toll has now risen to 17,167, though the number of hospitalisations is down for the first time
- Germany has announced plans to slowly ease restrictions, with some shops possibly opening as early as next week
- The head of the World Health Organization said he regretted the decision by the US to withdraw funding
- South Korea's parliamentary vote kicked off this morning, with some 43.9 million eligible voters
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