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A pedestrian argues with a police officer in Pamplona, Spain on May 23. Photo: Iranzu Larrasoana Oneca/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Vox, the far-right party in Spain, protested the government's handling of the novel coronavirus in droves on Saturday. The protestors called for Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez to resign, per the New York Times.

The big picture: Spain began reopening its economy in stages this month. Small businesses and restaurants can offer counter service and appointments as of this week, and limited tourist activity is allowed, per the first phase of the country's reopening.

An anti-government protest in Barcelona, Spain on May 23. Photo: Robert Bonet/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Police chases an anti-fascist protestor in Pamplona, Spain on May 23. Photo: Iranzu Larrasoana Oneca/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Supporters of a passing motorcade anti-government protest in Santander, Spain on May 23. Photo: Joaquin Gomez Sastre/NurPhoto via Getty Images
An in-vehicle protest against the government in Madrid, Spain on May 23. Photo: Burak Akbulut/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
A protest organized by the Communist Party of the Peoples of Spain call for a social emergency plan at the Puerta del Sol in Madrid on May 23. Photo: Oscar Gonzalez/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Go deeper: Spain and Italy try reopening their economies

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Updated Oct 7, 2020 - Health

World coronavirus updates

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Data: The Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins; Map: Axios Visuals

New Zealand now has active no coronavirus cases in the community after the final six people linked to the Auckland cluster recovered, the country's Health Ministry confirmed in an email Wednesday.

The big picture: The country's second outbreak won't officially be declared closed until there have been "no new cases for two incubation periods," the ministry said. Auckland will join the rest of NZ in enjoying no domestic restrictions from late Wednesday, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, declaring that NZ had "beat the virus again."

In photos: Trump visits hurricane-hit Louisiana and Texas

President Trump (red cap) tours the damage caused by former Hurricane Laura, in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on Saturday. Photo: Roberto Schmidt/AFP via Getty Images

President Trump visited Louisiana and Texas on Saturday to survey the damage caused by former Hurricane Laura, which killed 16 people after making landfall near the states' border as a Category 4 storm before weakening this week, per AP.

The big picture: Trump said while visiting Lake Charles that he wanted to "support the great people of Louisiana." "It's been a great state for me," he said, adding Louisiana would rebuild "fast." Anti-Trump Republican group the Lincoln Project tweeted video of telling locals after signing an autograph, "Sell it tonight on eBay. $10,000."

Aug 31, 2020 - Health

India reports world's biggest daily coronavirus cases spike

Health care workers during door to door screening for the coronavirus in Mumbai, India, on Sunday. Photo: Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

India reported Sunday 78,761 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, taking the total number in the country to over 3.5 million.

Why it matters: It's the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases reported by a country since the pandemic began. India has the fastest-growing number of daily cases, with over 75,000 being reported for four consecutive days, per AP. "Crowded cities," not enough contact tracing and "lockdown fatigue" are driving the spread in the country of 1.4 billion people, as restrictions are loosened aimed a struggling economy, the New York Times notes.