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UK ministers were warned local lockdowns could fuel racial tensions

Government accused of being ‘tone deaf’ for imposing restrictions in the north of England despite warningsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe government has been accused of being “tone deaf” for its sudden introduction of further lockdown restrictions in the north of England last month shortly after being warned that local interventions could fuel racial tensions.Documents released by the government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage) warned that in are...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, England, Science, Society, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Health policy, North Of England, Coronavirus outbreak, Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies SAGE


Coronavirus live news: France infections accelerate; Spain to close nightclubs and ban public smoking

France reports more than 2,800 new infections in another new post-lockdown record; Spain announces 11 new measures; Italy to test travellers from Spain, Croatia, Malta and GreeceFrance could add British visitors to quarantine list after UK measuresUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine list‘Critical moment’: Spain sees cases rise again US coronavirus death toll ‘to hit 200,000 by Labor Day’UK coronavirus updates – live 6.22pm BST Oman will end its ban on night movement starting from 15...
Tags: UK, Science, Labor, France, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Oman, Reuters, Supreme Committee, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Spain to close nightclubs and ban public smoking; Italy orders testing for some travellers

Spain announces 11 new measures; Italy move affects travellers from Spain, Croatia, Malta and Greece; India reports over 60,000 new casesFrance could add British visitors to quarantine list after UK measuresUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine list‘Critical moment’: Spain sees cases rise again US coronavirus death toll ‘to hit 200,000 by Labor Day’UK coronavirus updates – live 5.14pm BST Hello, my name is Clea Skopeliti and I’ll be running the blog for the next few hours. You can get...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Greece, Labor, France, India, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Leicester


Coronavirus live news: Spain to close night clubs and ban public smoking; Italy orders testing for some travellers

Spain announces 11 new measures; Italy move affects travellers from Spain, Croatia, Malta and Greece; India reports over 60,000 new casesUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine listUK government quietly drops 1.3m Covid tests from England tallyFrance says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measuresMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeUK coronavirus updates – live 2.21pm BST A shopping mall in Shenzhen, southeastern China, has been sealed off and is under police supervision af...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Greece, France, China, India, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Serbia, Romania


Coronavirus live news: Italy orders travellers from Spain, Croatia, Malta and Greece to be tested as cases rise

France and Spain report highest post-lockdown cases; New Zealand outbreak spreads; Australia records youngest coronavirus deathUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine listUK government quietly drops 1.3m Covid tests from England tallyFrance says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measuresMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeUK coronavirus updates – live 11.21am BST The European Commission has reached a deal with British pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca for the purchase of at l...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Greece, Australia, France, Eu, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, New Zealand, European Commission


Coronavirus live news: France hits back at UK quarantine; New Zealand extends Auckland lockdown

France and Spain report highest post-lockdown cases; New Zealand outbreak spreads; Australia records youngest coronavirus deathUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine listUK government quietly drops 1.3m Covid tests from England tallyFrance says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measuresMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeUK coronavirus updates – live 9.16am BST The Philippines’ health ministry has reported 6,216 more coronavirus infections, the third-largest daily increase...
Tags: Asia, UK, England, Science, Australia, France, Russia, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Philippines, New Zealand


Coronavirus live news: France hits back at UK quarantine as New Zealand extends Auckland lockdown

France and Spain report highest post-lockdown cases; New Zealand outbreak spreads; Australia records youngest coronavirus deathUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine listUK government quietly drops 1.3m Covid tests from England tallyFrance says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measuresMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.31am BST Ukraine has reported 1,732 new coronavirus cases, a single-day record, the country’s national council of secur...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Australia, France, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Ukraine, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Auckland, Bolivia, Reuters


UK holidaymakers in race to return from France before quarantine deadline

Channel Tunnel warns it doesn’t have capacity for extra travellers trying to get home before 4am on Saturday Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe UK’s airports and ports were braced for travel chaos on Friday as some of the hundreds of thousands of British holidaymakers in France race to return home before new quarantine rules kick in.Summer plans have been thrown into disarray after the government said on Thursday evening that, from 4am on Saturday, all arrivals from ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, France, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Channel Tunnel, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: France says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measures as New Zealand outbreak widens

France and Spain report highest post-lockdown Covid-19 cases; New Zealand outbreak spreads beyond Auckland; Australia records youngest coronavirus death. Follow the latest updatesUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine listFrance says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measuresMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.32am BST The findings of a public inquiry into how passengers infected with the novel coronavirus were allowed to disembark a crui...
Tags: UK, Science, Australia, France, China, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, Auckland, Bolivia


Coronavirus live news: France says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measures as global deaths pass 750,000

France and Spain report highest post-lockdown Covid-19 cases; Trans-Tasman travel bubble ‘on pause’; Iraq reports record daily infections. Follow the latest updatesUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine listGreece: UK passengers barred from flights over confusing formMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.31am BST Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. My name is Helen Sullivan and I’ll be bringing you the lates...
Tags: UK, Science, France, Iraq, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Bolivia, Trans Tasman, Helen Sullivan, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


Coronavirus live news: UK adds France to quarantine list from 4am BST on Saturday

UK move takes effect as of 4am BST on Saturday; Pandemic has killed three quarters of a million people; Germany case jump shows ‘unsettling trend’; Iraq reports record daily Covid-19 casesNetherlands and Malta set to be added to England quarantine list Greece: UK passengers barred from flights over confusing formCovid-19 may have been circulating in New Zealand for weeksMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeUK coronavirus live: latest news 10.01pm BST Hundreds of thousands of holidaym...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Greece, France, Germany, Iraq, Los Angeles, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, United States, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Bolivia


Coronavirus live news: global death toll exceeds 750,000; France reports over 2,600 new cases in 24 hours

Pandemic has killed three quarters of a million people; France sets new post-lockdown record for second day in a row; Germany case jump shows ‘unsettling trend’; Iraq reports record daily Covid-19 casesNetherlands and Malta set to be added to England quarantine list Greece: UK passengers barred from flights over confusing formCovid-19 may have been circulating in New Zealand for weeksMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeUK coronavirus live: latest news 6.33pm BST A Trans-Tasman bubbl...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Greece, Australia, France, Germany, Iraq, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, KLM, Pacific


Coronavirus live news: global death toll exceeds 750,000 as world struggles with new rise in cases

Pandemic has killed three quarters of a million people; workplaces in France are top source of case clusters; Germany case jump shows ‘unsettling trend’; Iraq reports record daily Covid-19 casesNetherlands and Malta set to be added to England quarantine list Greece: UK passengers barred from flights over confusing formCovid-19 may have been circulating in New Zealand for weeksMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeUK coronavirus live: latest news 4.05pm BST Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Greece, Indonesia, France, Germany, Iraq, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Bolivia, Malta


Coronavirus live news: global death toll exceeds 750,000 as Europe struggles with rise in cases

Pandemic has killed three quarters of a million people; workplaces in France are top source of case clusters; Germany case jump shows ‘unsettling trend’‘They’ve jumped the gun’: scientists worry about Russia’s Covid-19 vaccineCovid-19 may have been circulating in New Zealand for weeks, as fresh case emergesFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesUK coronavirus live: latest newsSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.27pm BST The Portuguese capital and its surrounds will remain under tougher a...
Tags: Europe, England, Science, France, Germany, Russia, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Netherlands, Portugal, New Zealand, Guardian


Coronavirus live news: Germany reports over 1,400 new cases; workplaces top source of clusters in France

Expert says staff should work from home after August holidays; Germany says jump shows ‘unsettling trend’; India sees cases jump nearly 67,000 in one day‘They’ve jumped the gun’: scientists worry about Russia’s Covid-19 vaccineCovid-19 may have been circulating in New Zealand for weeks, as fresh case emergesFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesUK coronavirus live: latest newsSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.23pm BST Seven African countries will start administering coronavirus antibo...
Tags: England, Science, France, Germany, Russia, India, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Office for National Statistics It, Coronavirus outbreak, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, John Nkengasong


Up to 6% of England's population may have had Covid, study shows

Imperial College home testing programme suggests 13% of Londoners have antibodiesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAbout 3.4 million people in England – 6% of the population – have had Covid-19, with infections more common among members of black, Asian and minority ethnic communities, according to the results of a large home antibody testing study.The results from the study, known as React-2, are based on home finger-prick antibody test results from 100,000 participants...
Tags: England, Science, London, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Imperial College London, Imperial College, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: India sees record daily case rise as global deaths near 750,000

India’s infections grow by nearly 67,000 in one day; Russia vaccine not yet completed its final trials; global deaths climb towards 750,000. Follow the latest updates‘They’ve jumped the gun’: scientists worry about Russia’s Covid-19 vaccineCovid-19 may have been circulating in New Zealand for weeks, as fresh case emergesFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesUK economy plunges into deepest recession since records beganSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.16am BST Here are the key developm...
Tags: Science, Russia, India, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Johns Hopkins University, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: New Zealand confirms 13 new community cases; Russia vaccine due in fortnight

‘We do believe there will be further cases,’ says New Zealand’s Ashley Bloomfield; Russia vaccine not yet completed its final trials; global deaths climb towards 750,000. Follow the latest updates‘They’ve jumped the gun’: scientists worry about Russia’s Covid-19 vaccineCovid-19 may have been circulating in New Zealand for weeks, as fresh case emergesFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesUK economy plunges into deepest recession since records beganSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.12am B...
Tags: Science, Russia, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Philippines, New Zealand, Auckland, Bloomfield, Waikato, Ashley Bloomfield, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Covid-19 may have been in New Zealand city for 'weeks'; Russia vaccine due in fortnight

Ninth case confirmed in student at New Zealand school; Russia vaccine not yet completed its final trials; global deaths climb towards 750,000. Follow the latest updates‘They’ve jumped the gun’: scientists worry about Russia’s Covid-19 vaccineNew Zealand begins mass testing as Australia records deadliest dayFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesUK economy plunges into deepest recession since records beganSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.19am BST Covid-19 may have been circulating in ...
Tags: Science, Australia, France, Russia, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Afp, Ashley Bloomfield, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Russia says first batch of vaccine ready in two weeks; Spain cases jump by nearly 1,700

Country struggling with ; Moscow ; Germans told to New Zealand begins mass testing as Australia records deadliest dayFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesLost on the frontline: the 900 US health workers who have diedUK economy plunges into deepest recession since records beganUK coronavirus updates – live 7.21pm BST The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported 5,119,711 cases of coronavirus. That is an increase of 55,540 cases from its previous count. The CD...
Tags: Science, Australia, Cdc, Russia, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, Turkey, US news, United States, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Moscow, Selcuk


Coronavirus live news: Russia says first batch of vaccine ready in two weeks; Germany cases at three-month high

Moscow ; ; Germans told to New Zealand begins mass testing as Australia records deadliest dayFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesLost on the frontline: the 900 US health workers who have diedUK economy plunges into deepest recession since records beganUK coronavirus updates – live 5.32pm BST The coronavirus pandemic has pushed most of the world’s major economies into unprecedented contractions in the second quarter, except for China which escaped a recession.Here are the second qu...
Tags: Science, Australia, China, Germany, Russia, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Missouri, New Zealand, Moscow, Kansas City, Afp


Coronavirus live news: WHO concerned over Covid-19 in Lebanon after explosion; new cases in Germany at three-month high

, clinics and medical supplies; Germans told to ; France New Zealand begins mass testing as Australia records deadliest dayFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesLost on the frontline: the 900 US health workers who have diedUK economy plunges into deepest recession since records beganUK coronavirus updates – live 4.27pm BST Russia has said the first batch of the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine would be rolled out within two weeks and rejected as “groundless” safety concerns aired by so...
Tags: Science, Australia, Germany, Russia, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Moscow, Lebanon, Soviet Union, France New Zealand


Coronavirus live news: new cases in Germany at three-month high; Paris marathon cancelled as cases rise

Germans told to ; France as cases pick up; in AucklandNew Zealand begins mass testing as Australia records deadliest dayFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesLost on the frontline: the 900 US health workers who have diedUK economy plunges into deepest recession since records beganUK coronavirus updates – live 3.31pm BST Uzbekistan will lift its second lockdown starting from Saturday, the government said, promising to restore most services in the central Asian country within days in ...
Tags: Science, Australia, France, Germany, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Paris, New Zealand, Uzbekistan, Stanford University School of Medicine, Coronavirus outbreak, AucklandNew Zealand


'They've jumped the gun': scientists worry about Russia's Covid-19 vaccine

Rising chorus of concern over Sputnik V vaccine stems from opaque development and lack of mass-testing Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIn 1977 Scott Halstead, a virologist at the University of Hawaii, was studying dengue fever when he noticed a now well-known but then unexpected feature of the disease.Animals that had already been exposed to one of the four closely-related viruses that cause dengue and produced antibodies to it, far from being protected against other ...
Tags: Science, Russia, World news, Infectious Diseases, University of Hawaii, Scott Halstead, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Auckland back in lockdown; Paris marathon cancelled as cases rise

France as cases pick up; displacement of people in Beirut risks accelerating spread; in AucklandNew Zealand begins mass testing as Australia records deadliest dayFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesLost on the frontline: the 900 US health workers who have diedUK economy plunges into deepest recession since records beganUK coronavirus updates – live 12.19pm BST Italy has deployed 90 soldiers to Sicily in order to patrol a migration centre where rescued migrants who tested positive...
Tags: Science, Australia, France, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Paris, Italy, New Zealand, Brussels, Beirut, Auckland, Sicily


Coronavirus live news: New Zealand's biggest city back in lockdown as global deaths pass 740,000

; ; . Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: New Zealand begins mass testing as Australia records deadliest dayRussia approves vaccine despite testing concernsFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesLost on the frontline: the 900 US health workers who have diedSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.30am BST Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s prime minister, has referenced Australia’s infection numbers in a stark warning to her country about following the lockdown rules. “There were 322 new ca...
Tags: Science, Australia, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, Coronavirus outbreak


'We did the right thing': sadness and uncertainty in Auckland as Covid returns

Shoppers rush to stock up on essentials as new lockdown starts for New Zealand’s largest city following mystery Covid outbreakCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt was the storm before the calm.In the hours immediately before Auckland went into Level 3 lockdown at noon on Wednesday, the city’s roads were full, queues snaked outside supermarkets and toilet paper flew off the shelves once more. Continue reading...
Tags: Science, World news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Auckland, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Lebanon sees record cases after blast; New Zealand's biggest city heads into lockdown

WHO warns displacement of people in Beirut risks accelerating Covid-19 spread; four new cases in Auckland, New Zealand; . Follow the latest updates Russia approves vaccine despite testing concernsFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesLost on the frontline: the 900 US health workers who have died 12.22am BST That press conference has now ended. 12.10am BST Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s prime minister, has deferred the dissolution of the country’s Parliament until Monday due to the...
Tags: Science, Russia, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Parliament, Beirut, Lebanon, Cabinet, Auckland, Auckland New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern


Covid live news: Lebanon hits record daily cases after blast; Russian vaccine must follow safety procedure, says WHO

Coronavirus updates: New Zealand records first new local cases in 102 days; global deaths likely to pass 750,000 this week, says WHORussia approves vaccine despite testing concernsFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesLost on the frontline: the 900 US health workers who have diedEngland denies it has evidence older pupils pose infection riskUS coronavirus updates – live 8.24pm BST Germany has extended a partial travel warning for Spain to the capital of Madrid and the Basque region due...
Tags: Science, Germany, Israel, US, Jerusalem, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, New Zealand, Madrid, Lebanon


Covid live news: Russian vaccine 'must follow safety procedure', says WHO; New Zealand reports new cases

Coronavirus updates: New Zealand records first new local cases in 102 days; deaths likely to pass 750,000 this week, says WHORussia approves coronavirus vaccine despite testing safety concernsFrench and Dutch on alert over rise in casesLost on the frontline: the 900 US healthcare workers who have diedUK coronavirus updates – liveUS coronavirus updates – live 5.28pm BST Here’s a little more detail on those comments from the WHO’s director in the Americas Carissa Etienne, who has noted concern...
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