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Canada coronavirus deaths jump by 35%, Quebec says equipment running low 3:42pm EDT

OTTAWA/MONTREAL (Reuters) - Canada's death toll from the coronavirus outbreak jumped by 35% to 89 in less than a day, officials said on Tuesday, and the major province of Quebec said it was running low on key medical equipment.  Full Article

Italy frets over lockdown, eyes eventual staggered re-opening 4:28pm EDT 

ROME (Reuters) - Italian health officials warned on Tuesday it was too soon to consider lifting lockdown restrictions, saying a deceleration in new cases of coronavirus should not raise hopes that the crisis was near an end.  Full Article  

World's busiest border falls quiet with millions of Mexicans barred from U.S. 2:03pm EDT 

TIJUANA/CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (Reuters) - The world's busiest land border has fallen quiet as restrictions to contain the coronavirus prevent millions of Mexicans from making daily trips north, including many who work in U.S. businesses.  Full Article  |  Video