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Coronavirus: Here are the latest developments from elsewhere around the world

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An Argentine official has given some on-air sex education for onanistic lovers in the time of the coronavirus, Reuters has reported

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An unprecedented US policy that uses the pandemic as grounds to summarily expel people who have migrated to or sought asylum in the country violates international law, the United Nations has warned

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The death toll in France has exceeded 18,000. According to the most recent official data, 18,681 people have now died in France; an increase of 761 in 24 hours.

A further 847 people have died in UK hospitals, taking the total to 14,576 since the outbreak began.
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Nearly 100,000 EU citizens remain stranded abroad. This compares with 600,000 who had reported being stranded at the start of the outbreak.

Germany has declared its coronavirus outbreak under control as it prepares to take its first tentative steps out of lockdown next week.

An Argentine official has given some on-air sex education for onanistic lovers in the time of the coronavirus, Reuters has reported.

Jose Barletta, a doctor with the country’s health ministry, said in a televised broadcast that people needed to wash their hands after sex - whether it was in person or, as is increasingly the case, over digital channels.

“It’s more important than ever to wash your hands after having sexual relations, after masturbation, or virtual sex,” Barletta said. “It is important to disinfect keyboards, telephones, sex toys and whatever else you might be using, whether or not you are sharing these things with others.”