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Coronavirus live news: UK records 3,899 new infections as French cases rise by 10,000 | World news

A few thousand demonstrators calling for Benjamin Netanyahu to resign have gathered in Jerusalem, despite an Israeli national lockdown that went into force on Friday. The prime minister has faced months of relentless protests and widespread public anger over his government’s handling of the country’s coronavirus crisis and charges of alleged corruption. Public demonstrations are […]

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Coronavirus live news: India cases pass 4m; anti-lockdown protesters arrested in Victoria | World news

Covid-19 has killed at least 875,703 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP on Saturday. At least 26,671,700 cases of coronavirus have been registered. Of these, at least 17,496,300 are considered recovered. The tallies, using data collected by AFP from national authorities and […]

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UK coronavirus live: Croatia, Austria and Trinidad and Tobago added to quarantine list | World news

6.04pm BST18:04 Much of the attention in Oldham following the large rise in Covid infections in the Greater Manchester district has focused on the town’s Asian community. But a pub in the wealthy — and largely white – Uppermill area of Saddleworth has just been ordered to close by Oldham council for “continually” breaking lockdown […]

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Coronavirus US: 61,492 new cases recorded, second highest day on record – live updates | US news

Yesterday evening Orange County education leaders voted to recommend reopening schools without the mandatory use of masks or increased social distancing – although they do suggest there should be daily temperature checks, frequent handwashing and the use of hand sanitizer, alongside the nightly disinfection of classrooms Jocelyn Gecker has been reporting for Associated Press from […]

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‘Consigning his voters to sickness’: Trump fuels culture war over masks | US news

Nancy Allen, 73, wears a face mask in the chicken coop at her farm but not when she goes to church. “There’s been so much change in what we should do and what we should not do,” explains the Donald Trump supporter from Shelby, North Carolina. “I don’t think that I should be told that […]

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Coronavirus live news: global death toll passes 450,000 | World news

Global death toll from Covid-19 passes 450,000 The global death toll from coronavirus has passed 450,000. The figure stands at 450,716, according to the US-based Johns Hopkins University. Canada reaches 100,000 Covid-19 cases Canada reached 100,000 cases of coronavirus on Thursday. The province of Ontario announced another 190 cases a day after public health agency […]

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Coronavirus live news: Fauci warns against Trump rallies; health fears in Australia over BLM protests | World news

5.39am BST05:39 EU leaders are set to join Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte on Saturday for talks on jumpstarting the nation’s economy, but opposition figures have shunned the hastily organised – and roundly criticised – initiative. Despite a bevy of A-list political speakers, Italians such as far-right leader Matteo Salvini planned to sit out Conte’s […]

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Coronavirus US live: Trump hits back at ‘grossly incompetent’ Obama after critical remarks | US news

In a memo released last week, former Sanders adviser Jeff Weaver said Sanders supporters were “currently unsupportive and unenthusiastic” about Biden and “there is a real and urgent need to help Biden consolidate Sanders supporters”. Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist, said on ABC News’ This Week program on Sunday that Biden was “beginning” to make […]

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Coronavirus live news: Trump storms out of press briefing as US deaths pass 80,000 | World news

4.30am BST04:30 New Zealand’s foreign minister on Tuesday said the country has to stand up for itself after China warned its backing of Taiwan’s participation at the World Health Organization (WHO) could damage bilateral ties, Reuters reports. Taiwan, with the strong support of the United States, has stepped up its lobbying to be allowed to […]

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Coronavirus live news: Malaysia rounds up migrants as UN warns of crackdown on vulnerable | World news

A north-eastern Chinese city of 10 million people struggling with currently the country’s biggest coronavirus cluster shut dine-in services on Saturday, reports Reuters, as the rest of China eases restrictions designed to hamper the spread of the disease. Harbin, the provincial capital of Heilongjiang and its biggest city, said it temporarily suspended dine-in services for […]

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