Coronavirus live: half of Canadians 'to get vaccine by September'; Italy to ease Covid measures in some regions

Coronavirus live: half of Canadians 'to get vaccine by September'; Italy to ease Covid measures in some regions

Trudeau previously warned country would not get first doses; Italy to ease measures in five regions; singing and playing wind instruments ‘can increase risk of infection’, say Swiss authorities

7.52pm GMT

Barcelona football club have reached an agreement with representatives of their players and coaching staff to temporarily cut salaries and postpone bonuses due to the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Spanish club said it expected to save around 172 million euros ($205.61 million), with 122 million from reductions to fixed wages this season and a further 50 million euros through the deferral of bonuses for three years.

This principle of agreement is pending ratification in the coming days by the group of players and technical staff affected,” the club said in a statement.

7.40pm GMT

Thw World Health Organisation’s director general on an exercise bike to deliver his message on remaining physically active during the lockdowns.

#COVID19 has resulted in restrictions of many types – but everyone can remain active, whether that’s doing a workout at or going out for a , a or a ‍♀️. It’s one way all of us can add years to life & life to years. Every move counts”-@DrTedros https://t.co/1xIf1yxkmK

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