Sky News Breakfast: India’s record COVID-19 infections and deadline missed for holiday travel list

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “Sky News Breakfast: India’s record COVID-19 infections and deadline missed for holiday travel list” – below is their description.

    On Sky News Breakfast with Gillian Joseph:

    – Freedom for care home residents as the government announces they’ll be able to leave their homes for outdoor visits without needing to self-isolate on return

    – The Department for Transport misses a deadline to publish its traffic light list for international travel, but reports suggest holidays will be given the green light from 17 May

    – India’s daily coronavirus cases rise by a new record of more than 400,000

    – 3,000 clubbers hit the dance floor in Liverpool in a pilot event with no masks and no social distancing

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