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BBC News with Aaron Safir.

A coronavirus outbreak at a major meat processing plant in northwestern Germany has led to some 7000 people being told to go into quarantine. So far, more than 400 workers at the plant near Gutersloh have tested positive for the disease.

The United States' top infectious disease official Dr. Anthony Fauci has warned that the nation is still in the first wave of coronavirus infections and death. He warned against attending events with large crowds, adding that he personally would not attend President Trump’s upcoming political rally in Oklahoma.

The Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández has been taken to hospital to be treated for coronavirus. A spokesman said Mr. Hernández has pneumonia and was on a drip, but doing well.

The first Premier League football matches in England for more than 3 months are taking place in empty stadiums after the season was brought to an abrupt halt by the pandemic. The reigning champions Manchester City are at home against Arsenal. Earlier, Aston Villa played Sheffield United. The match ended in a goal to draw.

The brother of George Floyd has asked the United Nations to set up an independent commission to investigate the death of black people at the hands of U.S. police. Philonise Floyd told the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva that the whole world saw how his brother was tortured and killed in Minneapolis which he said proved that black lives didn’t matter in his country.

The video conferencing platform Zoom says it is plan to offer end-to-end encryption for video course. The company which has seen a surge in customers during lockdown has faced mounting pressure to increase security.

Japanese researchers have developed an unusual method of fertilizing pear trees by blowing pollen-laden bubbles into orchards. They’ve created a pollen-filled formula that can be fired from bubble guns attached to drones.

And that’s the latest world news from the BBC.

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