US President Donald Trump suggested the coronavirus may have originated in a Chinese lab. Meanwhile, Germany has announced it will ease some lockdown restrictions.
00:06 The co-leader of Germany’s Social Democratic Party, Norbert Walter-Borjans, has called for better pay for people who cared for the sick, drove buses or kept supermarkets running during the coronavirus pandemic, as the country marks Labor Day on Friday.
“They have earned not only our recognition, but also significantly improved pay, fair and binding tariffs and secure jobs,” he said of essential workers in comments to the Funke media group of newspapers.
00:00 Catch up on yesterday’s coronavirus news here: Germany eases COVID-19 restrictions on playgrounds, churches