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US treasury to borrow $947bn to aid recovery – as it happened

Covid-19 survivors have higher rates of mental ill-health, study says; Belgium sees ICU admissions double; Singapore to use electronic tags to monitor some travellers. This live blog is closed. Follow our new one belowCoronavirus – latest updates 12.18am BST We are closing this blog now, but you can stay up to date on our continuing coverage on our new global live blow below. Related: Coronavirus live news: WHO says there may never be a 'silver bullet' vaccine for Covid-19 12.01am BST...
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Coronavirus live news: US treasury to borrow $947bn to aid recovery

Covid-19 survivors have higher rates of mental ill-health, study says; Belgium sees ICU admissions double; Singapore to use electronic tags to monitor some travellersIran death toll three times higher than admitted, says reportBerlin protests against coronavirus rules divide leadersRussia claims to be ahead of rivals in vaccine raceUS coronavirus live - latest updatesUK coronavirus live - latest updates 9.29pm BST Supporters of a Senegalese Muslim religious and political leader ransacked a n...
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Coronavirus live news: world may never find 'silver bullet' Covid vaccine, says WHO

Belgium sees ICU admissions double; Singapore to use electronic tags to monitor some travellers; global cases pass 18m; Belgium ICU admissions doubleGlobal report: coronavirus cases double every six weeksTwo cruise ships hit by coronavirus weeks after industry restartsRestrictions announced on businesses in MelbourneUK coronavirus live: latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.31pm BST A nationwide Covid-19 tracing app could be rolled out in Spain in September after a pilot showed it...
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Coronavirus live news: Singapore to use electronic tags to monitor some travellers; Belgium ICU admissions double

Belgium facing ‘extensive’ spread of cases; global cases pass 18m; Melbourne braces for further lockdown measuresGlobal report: coronavirus cases double every six weeksRestrictions announced on businesses in MelbourneUK coronavirus live: latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.26pm BST The number of coronavirus patients admitted to intensive care units in Belgium has doubled in a month and the epidemic is spreading “intensively”, health officials warned on Monday, according to Reute...
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Coronavirus live news: Global cases pass 18m as Melbourne braces for further lockdown measures

Residents in state of Victoria wake up after first night of curfew; ‘major incident’ declared in Manchester; Nancy Pelosi says she has no confidence in Birx over handling of pandemic. Follow the latest updatesGlobal infections pass 18mVictoria announces stage four coronavirus lockdown restrictions including overnight curfewGreater Manchester declares major incident after rise in Covid-19 casesAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.21am BST Honduras will extend...
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Coronavirus live news: Global cases near 18m as Melbourne braces for further lockdown measures

Residents in state of Victoria wake up after first night of curfew; ‘major incident’ declared in Manchester; Nancy Pelosi says she has no confidence in Birx over handling of pandemic. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus global report: ‘response fatigue’ fears as Mexico hits 9,000 daily casesVictoria announces stage four coronavirus lockdown restrictions including overnight curfewGreater Manchester declares major incident after rise in Covid-19 casesSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.21am BST...
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Coronavirus live news: Melbourne under curfew; worldwide cases near 18m

Hundreds of ‘mystery cases’ have forced decision in Australian state of Victoria; India records nearly 55,000 new cases; UK planning to avoid a second national lockdown;Coronavirus global report: ‘response fatigue’ fears as Mexico hits 9,000 daily casesVictoria announces stage four coronavirus lockdown in MelbourneSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.13pm BST A further five people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospital in England, bringing the total number of confirmed repor...
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Coronavirus live news: curfew under way in Melbourne as Victoria declares state of disaster

Hundreds of ‘mystery cases’ have forced decision in Australian state; UK planning to avoid a second national lockdown; South Africa’s cases pass 500,000Victoria announces stage four coronavirus lockdown in Melbourne Masks recommended in more circumstances in New South Wales Global report: curfew in Australia’s second-largest city as Mexico racks up daily recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.59am BST Coronavirus infections in the Philippines surged past 100,000 Sunday in a troubling miles...
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Coronavirus live news: Victoria declares state of disaster and nightly curfew for Melbourne

Boris Johnson has ordered officials to work-up a plan for avoiding a second national lockdown; Hundreds of ‘mystery cases’ have forced decision in Australian state; South Africa’s cases pass 500,000. Follow the latest updatesVictoria announces stage four coronavirus lockdown in Melbourne Masks recommended in more circumstances in New South Wales Melbourne’s stage 3 Covid-19 lockdown rules explainedThe week Covid-19 roared back in EuropeSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.07am BST That’s it fr...
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Coronavirus live news: Victoria faces stage 4 lockdown as South Africa cases pass 500,000

Australian state braced for new announcement; South Africa accounts for more than half of Africa’s diagnosed Covid-19 infections; WHO anticipates “lengthy” pandemic. Follow the latest updatesVictoria to announce stage four coronavirus lockdown restrictions with federal backingVictoria and Melbourne coronavirus mapMelbourne’s stage 3 Covid-19 lockdown rules explainedThe week Covid-19 roared back in EuropeSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.25am BST The head of Mexico’s efforts to fight the cor...
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Baldness and rashes? Experts split over unusual Covid-19 risk factors and symptoms

Academics analyse whether hair and hearing loss may also be linked to coronavirusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFrom hearing loss and rashes, to being tall and bald, as the Covid-19 pandemic develops, a host of new symptoms and risk factors are being linked to the virus. We take a look at the evidence. Continue reading...
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Parts of northern England face new restrictions – as it happened

Spain reports 1,229 new infections; France rules out full lockdown despite rise in cases; Japan sees record high for new cases for second day in a row. This blog is now closed. Stay up to date on our new blog belowCoronavirus – live updates 12.23am BST We closing this blog now, but you can stay up to date on all of the latest global coronavirus news on our new blog below. Related: Coronavirus live news: England tightens restrictions, WHO says 'young people' behind some spikes 12.00am BS...
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Coronavirus live news: parts of northern England face ban on indoor meetings between households

Spain reports 1,229 new infections, France rules out full lockdown despite rise in cases; Japan sees record high for new cases for second day in a rowAustralia sees record daily case riseUS passes 150,000 coronavirus deathsUS coronavirus live: latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.22pm BST Under two hours before the new lockdown restrictions are due to kick in, people are still waitng for clarity from the government on the exact details of the restrictions.MP for Wigan and shadow...
Tags: Japan, England, Science, France, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Leicester, Wigan, Lisa Nandy, Coronavirus outbreak


'Heartless and reckless' to force shielding people back to work, says TUC

Exclusive: trade union body tells ministers compelling vulnerable workers to return on 1 August after four months may cause anxiety and distress‘I’d rather lose my job than my life’: vulnerable people on the end of shieldingUp to 2 million extremely vulnerable people shielding in England must not be forced to return to their workplaces, trade unions have declared amid concerns over rising coronavirus infection rates.The Trades Union Congress (TUC) said it would be “heartless and reckless” for bo...
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Lifestyle changes could delay or prevent 40% of dementia cases – study

Addressing 12 factors such as excessive drinking and air pollution exposure may have significant effect, experts say Excessive drinking, exposure to air pollution and head injuries all increase dementia risk, experts say in a report revealing that up to 40% of dementia cases worldwide could be delayed or prevented by addressing 12 such lifestyle factors.Around 50 million people around the world live with dementia, including about 850,000 people in the UK. By 2040, it has been estimated there wil...
Tags: Health, UK, England, Science, Smoking, Wales, Alcohol, UK News, Medical Research, Air Pollution, Dementia


Coronavirus live news: Spain reports biggest rise in daily infections since lockdown lifted in June

Spain reports 1,229 new infections on Thursday, France rules out full lockdown despite rise in cases; Japan sees record high for new cases for second day in a rowAustralia sees record daily case riseUS passes 150,000 coronavirus deathsUK coronavirus live: latest updatesUS coronavirus live: latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.07pm BST Nepal will reopen its Himalayan mountains including Mount Everest to climbers for the autumn season, officials said on Thursday, to boost the touri...
Tags: Japan, Science, France, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Nepal, Mount Everest, Coronavirus outbreak, BST Spain


Coronavirus live news: France rules out lockdown despite infections rise; Japan reports second day of record new cases

French prime minister says full lockdown must be avoided; Japan records 1,274 new cases on Thursday; number of global cases passes 17mAustralia sees record daily case riseUS passes 150,000 coronavirus deathsUK coronavirus live: latest updatesUS coronavirus live: latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.21pm BST Libya’s internationally recognised government in Tripoli will impose a full lockdown in areas of the country it controls, it said on Thursday, after a sharp rise in coronaviru...
Tags: Japan, Science, France, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Libya, Tripoli, Government of National Accord GNA, Caroline Davies, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: France rules out 'catastrophic' second national lockdown despite rise in infections

French prime minister says full lockdown must be avoided; number of global cases passes 17m; Japan to lift ban on re-entry of some foreign residents starting next weekAustralia sees record daily case riseUS passes 150,000 coronavirus deathsUK coronavirus live: latest updatesUS coronavirus live: latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.32am BST Authorities imposed travel restictions on Thursday on people coming in and out of Urumqi, the capital of China’s western Xinjiang region, see...
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Coronavirus live news: Australia suffers deadliest day as Japan lifts ban on foreign re-entry

Japan to lift ban on re-entry of some foreign residents starting next week; Scaled-down hajj begins in coronavirus era – in pictures; France sees highest new daily cases in a month. Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: Australia sees record daily case rise as global infections pass 17mAustralian state of Victoria reports record cases and deathsUS passes 150,000 coronavirus deaths amid fresh surge in casesObey rules to avoid second Covid-19 lockdown, leaders warnSee all our coronavirus coverag...
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Coronavirus live news: Australia sees record new cases as global infections near 17m

Brazil reports nearly 70,000 new infections overnight; Scaled-down hajj begins in coronavirus era – in pictures; France sees highest new daily cases in a month. Follow the latest updatesGlobal cases near 17mAustralian state of Victoria reports record cases and deathsUS passes 150,000 coronavirus deaths amid fresh surge in casesObey rules to avoid second Covid-19 lockdown, leaders warnSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.23am BST In Australia, the initial results of testing to contain a potenti...
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Coronavirus live news: Australia sees record 723 new cases as global infections near 17m

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam urges people to stay indoors as much as possible; Brazil reports nearly 70,000 new infections overnight; France sees highest new daily cases in a month. Follow the latest updatesGlobal cases near 17mAustralian state of Victoria reports record cases and deathsUS passes 150,000 coronavirus deaths amid fresh surge in casesObey rules to avoid second Covid-19 lockdown, leaders warnSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.18am BST California, Florida and Texas, the three larg...
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Coronavirus live news: Australia sees record 723 new cases; Hong Kong on brink of 'large-scale outbreak'

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam urges people to stay indoors as much as possible; Brazil reports nearly 70,000 new infections overnight; France sees highest new daily cases in a month. Follow the latest updatesUS passes 150,000 coronavirus deaths amid fresh surge in casesObey rules to avoid second Covid-19 lockdown, leaders warnTwenty-one US states declared ‘red zone’ for infection spikesAustralia coronavirus news – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.24am BST Still in Australia, from midnigh...
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Coronavirus live news: Brazil sees record daily cases as Hong Kong on brink of 'large-scale outbreak'

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam urges people to stay indoors as much as possible; Brazil reports nearly 70,000 new infections overnight; France sees highest new daily cases in a month. Follow the latest updatesUS passes 150,000 coronavirus deaths amid fresh surge in casesObey rules to avoid second Covid-19 lockdown, leaders warnTwenty-one US states declared ‘red zone’ for infection spikesItaly ‘walking a fine line’ on coronavirus infectionsSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.21am BST In Hong Kon...
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France sees highest daily increase in cases for over a month – as it happened

American deaths pass grim milestone; French authorities report 1,392 new cases; Hong Kong outbreak ‘overwhelming’ medical system. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog hereSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.15am BST We’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest: Related: Coronavirus live news: Brazil sees record daily cases as Hong Kong on brink of 'large-scale outbreak' 12.12am BST The scandal over Dominic Cummings’ trips to...
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Coronavirus live news: Brazil confirms nearly 70,000 new cases, a daily record

American deaths pass grim milestone; French authorities report 1,392 new cases; Hong Kong outbreak ‘overwhelming’ medical systemGermany’s Covid-19 fears grow over ‘reckless’ partygoersObey rules to avoid second Covid-19 lockdown, leaders warnTwenty-one US states declared ‘red zone’ for infection spikesItaly ‘walking a fine line’ on coronavirus infectionsSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.19pm BST Hi, Helen Sullivan joining you now. I’ll be bringing you the latest for the next few hours – ge...
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Coronavirus live news: Brazil confirms over 70,000 cases in new daily record

American deaths pass grim milestone; French authorities report 1,392 new cases; Hong Kong outbreak ‘overwhelming’ medical systemGermany’s Covid-19 fears grow over ‘reckless’ partygoersObey rules to avoid second Covid-19 lockdown, leaders warnTwenty-one US states declared ‘red zone’ for infection spikesItaly ‘walking a fine line’ on coronavirus infectionsSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.22pm BST Guatemalan hospitals say they have had to bury dozens of Covid-19 victims who have never been i...
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Coronavirus live news: US coronavirus deaths top 150,000 as France sees surge in cases

American deaths pass grim milestone; French authorities report 1,392 new cases; Hong Kong outbreak ‘overwhelming’ medical systemGermany’s Covid-19 fears grow over ‘reckless’ partygoersObey rules to avoid second Covid-19 lockdown, leaders warnTwenty-one US states declared ‘red zone’ for infection spikesItaly ‘walking a fine line’ on coronavirus infectionsSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.26pm BST From grim milestones to record unemployment rates and protests against stay-at-home orders, the ...
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Coronavirus live news: France reports highest daily increase in cases in more than a month

French authorities report 1,392 new cases; Hong Kong outbreak ‘overwhelming’ medical system; pilgrims quarantined in Mecca as hajj beginsGermany’s Covid-19 fears grow over ‘reckless’ partygoersObey rules to avoid second Covid-19 lockdown, leaders warnTwenty-one US states declared ‘red zone’ for infection spikesItaly ‘walking a fine line’ on coronavirus infectionsSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.22pm BST French health authorities reported 1,392 additional Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, the hi...
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Archaeologists discover likely source of Stonehenge's giant sarsen stones

Stones in Wiltshire woodland found to be exact match for majority of site’s sarsensToday West Woods in Wiltshire is a popular spot for hikers, dog walkers and mountain bikers, famed for its bluebells in the springtime. Stick to the footpaths and it is easy to miss the hefty flat stones hidden in the undergrowth.But groundbreaking scientific research published on Wednesday reveals that, 4,500 years ago, this spot – and in particular those hulking sandstone boulders – drew the ancient architects o...
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Coronavirus live news: Madrid officials backtrack after outrage over plans for 'immunity cards'

Spanish authorities had planned ‘immunity card’ for people who had tested positive for coronavirus; Hong Kong outbreak ‘overwhelming’ medical system; pilgrims quarantined in Mecca as hajj beginsTwenty-one US states declared ‘red zone’ for infection spikesItaly ‘walking a fine line’ on coronavirus infectionsVietnam on high alert as cases detected in major citiesUK coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.12pm BST 4.48pm BST Spain diagnosed another 1,153 coronavirus in...
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