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Coronavirus live news: UK tourists race home to beat quarantine rules; Ukraine reports record rise in cases

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A third of staff at Bletchley Park, a museum that celebrates Britain’s wartime codebreaking, face redundancy because of the pandemic.

It with deep regret that I am informing you today that the trust needs to cut jobs. We have built a very successful heritage attraction and museum at Bletchley Park and its principal strength is its people. However, the economic impact of the current crisis is having a profound effect on the trust’s ability to survive. We have exhausted all other avenues, and we need to act now to ensure that the Trust survives and is sustainable in the future.

Russia has reported 4,921 new coronavirus cases, pushing its confirmed national tally up to 951,897.

The authorities said 121 people had died of Covid-19 over the last 24 hours, raising the official death toll to 16,310.

За сутки в 83 регионах России выявлен 4 921 случай COVID-19
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