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After becoming the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, Europe has recently seen a downward trend in new infections, a new hope for the hard-hit continent.

Although reporting 464 new death on Thursday, the slowdown in the contagion curve continues in Italy, worst-affected country in Europe.

Meanwhile, Spain also sees some relaxation as the worst of the crisis appears to have passed in the country.

A makeshift morgue erected in Madrid’s largest skating rink in late March was closed on Wednesday.

France also on Thursday reported declining numbers for the 13th day in a row.

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Italy on Thursday reported

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