Coronavirus: Trinidad and Tobago declares state of emergency; England to continue lockdown easing despite India variant fears

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10.31pm BST

Trinidad and Tobago has declared a state of emergency in response to a surge in Covid-19 cases and deaths, Keith Rowley, the prime minister, said on Saturday.

It registered 21 deaths related to Covid-19 on Saturday, a sharp rise from the 11 deaths reported on Friday.

10.19pm BST

Mexico reported 225 more deaths and 2,695 new cases on Saturday, though the government believes the numbers are far higher than reported.

Though the country as a whole has seen cases reduce since January, some areas are still struggling, including the tourist attractions on the Caribbean coast.

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