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Trump says he wants supreme court seat filled 'before the election' – as it happened

President hopes nominee will be confirmed by 3 NovemberBiden blames Covid death toll on Trump’s ‘lies and incompetence’Whether vote will occur before election remains unclearGinsburg to lie in repose Wednesday and ThursdayWho is Amy Coney Barrett, Trump’s likely court pick?Sign up for our First Thing newsletter 1.15am BST That’s all for this blog for the night! My colleague Helen Sullivan is blogging Trump’s rally live at the link below: Related: Coronavirus live news: US nears 200,000 de...
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Coronavirus live news: US nears 200,000 deaths as England pubs face curfew

European stocks post worst fall in three months; UK cases pass 400,000; More than one in five Covid-19 deaths globally is in US. Follow the latest updatesUS nears 200,000 deaths‘Landmark moment’: 156 countries agree to vaccine allocation dealTaj Mahal reopens as coronavirus cases continue to rise in IndiaUK could see 200 deaths a day by November, warns chief medical officerUK coronavirus updates – live 12.17am BST Having flu and Covid-19 together significantly increases your risk of death, s...
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Coronavirus live news: UK at 'critical point' in pandemic as US nears 200,000 deaths

England’s chief medical officer to warn of a ‘very challenging winter’; more than one in five Covid-19 deaths globally is in US; Lebanon sees record case rise. Follow the latest updatesTrump health official says ‘biology independent of politics’ as US nears 200,000 deathsUK at ‘critical point’ over Covid-19, top scientists to tell publicMarathon man: Victorian premier briefs media for 77 days running – videoMutant virus: should we be worried that Sars-CoV-2 is changingSee all our coronavirus cov...
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UK records 3,899 new infections as French cases rise by 10,000 – as it happened

UK figures show further 18 people have died; France records 10,569 new infections. This blog has now closed. Follow our new blog below:Coronavirus live news: UK at ‘critical point’ in pandemic as US nears 200,000 deaths 11.58pm BST We’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest: Related: Coronavirus live news: UK at 'critical point' in pandemic as US nears 200,000 deaths 11.39pm BST Hi, Helen Sullivan here. I’ll be bringing you the latest pandemic news for th...
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Coronavirus live news: global cases near 30m as WHO warns of more deaths in European autumn

Global deaths pass 925,000; Jordan to shut schools and places of worship; 14 refugees test positive after Lesbos fire. Follow the latest updatesPeople in England’s 10 worst-hit Covid hotspots unable to get testsFrench regions to announce new restrictionsAmerican accused of ignoring quarantine to go on Bavaria bar crawl 12.26am BST In the US, a House subcommittee is launching an investigation into whether political appointees have meddled with routine government scientific data to better alig...
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Coronavirus live news: Brazil deaths exceed 132,000; people in England's worst-hit hotspots unable to get tests

Jordan to shut schools and places of worship; Panama allows men and women out on same day; 14 refugees test positive after Lesbos firePeople in England’s 10 worst-hit Covid hotspots unable to get testsFrench regions to announce new restrictionsAmerican accused of ignoring quarantine to go on Bavaria bar crawlUS coronavirus updates – live 11.18pm BST Hi, Helen Sullivan joining you now. I’ll be bringing you the latest for the next few hours. Get in touch on Twitter @helenrsullivan. 10.47pm ...
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Coronavirus Australia latest update: Victoria reports 76 new cases and 11 deaths as vaccine trial paused

Daniel Andrews says officials will visit NSW this week to look at that state’s contact tracing system. Follow liveAustralian stats interactiveNSW cases map; NSW hotspots listQueensland hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 12.18am BST The international blog with Helen Sullivan is up and running: Related: Coronavirus live news: Oxford Covid-19 vaccine trial put on hold; England bans gatherings over six 12.11am BST The development of a promising Covid-19 vaccin...
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Coronavirus live news: Oxford Covid-19 vaccine trial put on hold; England bans gatherings over six

China’s leaders stage triumphant celebration of beating coronavirus; UK govt to announce additional restrictions on Wednesday; AstraZeneca Plc and Oxford pause major vaccine trial for second time. Follow the latest updates‘Not a game’: Europe pleads with young people to halt Covid spreadGatherings of more than six to be banned in EnglandBrazil’s ex-president Lula condemns Bolsonaro over CovidUS: death rate among African Americans and Latinos rising sharply 12.17am BST Here is what we know so...
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Coronavirus live news: India becomes second worst-hit nation with one-day record of over 90,000 cases

US Labor day weekend crowds prompt fears; Netanyahu announces overnight curfews on 40 cities; UK reports almost 3,000 casesIndia confirms world record one-day casesIndia overtakes Brazil as second most Covid-infected countryFrance declares more Covid-19 ‘red zones’Many Americans face bleak winter as Covid takes toll on mental healthSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.19am BST A school in Suffolk, in the east of England, was closed to pupils on Monday morning after five teachers tested positiv...
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Coronavirus live news: India cases top 80,000 for second day in a row; Israel to impose partial lockdown

India cases top 80,000 for second day in a row; Asia Pacific shares suffer heavy losses; Israel to impose partial lockdownFrench PM says jobs and green economy at heart of recovery planIndia logs record 83,883 Covid-19 cases in dayGSK and Sanofi to start human trials of potential Covid-19 vaccineSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.15am BST A groundbreaking new comedy sketch show based on women’s sex lives during lockdown, starring Aimee Lou Wood and Miriam Margolyes, is designed to “claim the...
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Coronavirus live news: Brazil cases pass 4m; Israel to impose partial lockdown

France counts more than 7,000 new infections for second day; US public health officials prepare for October vaccine rollout; Robert Pattinson tests positive for Covid-19. Follow the latest updatesFrench PM says jobs and green economy at heart of recovery planIndia logs record 83,883 Covid-19 cases in dayGSK and Sanofi to start human trials of potential Covid-19 vaccineSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.09am BST Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. My name ...
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Coronavirus live news: Gaza declares lockdown after cases found outside quarantine zones

New border restrictions leave Americans waiting at Mexico border; France to impose reciprocal quarantine on travellers returning from UK; ‘very low evidence’ for plasma therapy authorised by Trump – WHOFull story: man reinfected with coronavirus stokes immunity fearsUsain Bolt takes to quarantine over Covid-19 fearsOxford University Covid-19 vaccine firm denies Trump talksSix of the most promising treatments for Covid-19 so farSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.22pm BST Hi, Helen Sullivan j...
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Coronavirus live news: send children to school, UK PM urges; France sees highest cases since May

Trump gives blood plasma treatment green light; UK schools to reopen in September; Former Ukraine president in serious condition with Covid-19. Follow the latest updatesTrump authorises plasma treatment amid attacks on FDABoris Johnson moves to seize control of schools agenda after exams chaosGlobal report: India passes 3m cases as South Korea sees biggest surge since MarchChildren over 12 should wear face masks to combat Covid, says WHOSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.12am BST After expr...
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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 Australia live update: Victoria records 278 Covid cases and eight deaths as one death reported in NSW

NSW authorities are concerned about a number of Covid-19 cases in the past six weeks where the source was unknown. Follow liveOne death reported in New South WalesFollow our global blog liveAustralian stats interactive; Vic cases map; NSW cases map; NSW hotspots listState by state Covid restrictions; Melbourne stage 4 restrictions; Vic stage 3 rulesSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 1.24am BST We had fireworks to celebrate the end of 2019. I’m just saying.But yes, it it has b...
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Coronavirus live news: WHO chief says ‘it’s never too late to turn outbreak around' as cases near 20m

Deaths likely to pass 750,000 this week, says WHO; US weekly deaths fall 16%; EU health agency calls for new lockdowns; Follow the latest updatesFrance extends mask use as Greece says it is in second waveGlobal report: Covid cases worldwide near 20 millionWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?See all our coronavirus coverage 12.24am BST In case you missed this earlier: The European Union’s health agency has called on member states that are seeing an increase in cases of c...
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Coronavirus live news: Australia records deadliest day as global cases near 20 million

Australian state of Victoria records 19 deaths; US cases pass 5m; UK daily infections pass 1,000 for first time since JuneGlobal report: Covid cases worldwide near 20 millionUK coronavirus live: latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.27am BST The Red Cross has trained 43,000 North Korean volunteers to help fight Covid-19 and provide flood assistance in communities. Leader Kim Jong Un declared an emergency last month and imposed a lockdown in Kaesong, near the border with South Kore...
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In the months my husband and I were apart, the world changed completely | Helen Sullivan

We didn’t know the pandemic would separate us for five months. ‘People in love never give up,’ a man at his hotel said to meIn March, when I left Beirut, where my husband Felix and I were living, for a new job in Sydney, I knew we would be apart for a little while. It wasn’t a huge deal – if the worst came to the worst, one of us could just jump on a plane.But 10 days after I arrived in Australia, Lebanon closed its only airport. Ten days after that, Australia introduced a mandatory fortnight of...
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Coronavirus live news: Global infections near 20m as Greece sees highest daily case rise

US cases pass 5m; French virus ship passengers sue cruise company; UK daily infections pass 1,000 for first time since June. Follow the latest updatesGlobal infections near 20mAmerica’s midwest braces for ‘unstoppable’ Covid-19 surgeUS passes 5m Covid-19 cases as Joe Biden says pandemic ‘breaks heart’Brazil scientist’s despair as coronavirus deaths hit 100,000See all our coronavirus coverage 12.17am BST Greece Greek authorities have announced a record daily number of 203 new coronavirus case...
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Coronavirus live news: US health secretary Azar to visit Taiwan as Europe faces second wave

Alex Azar praises ‘transparent’ handling of pandemic in veiled attack on China; Trump flounders in interview; France could lose control ‘any time’. Follow all the developmentsUS: Biden tells Trump to ‘step up and do your job’‘We’re fighting a ghost’: six months on victories over virus remain fragileUS: Trump on the ropes over Covid-19 figures in TV interview 3.22am BST The Australian state of Victoria has confirmed that it recorded 725 new cases of coronavirus and 15 deaths in the past 24 ho...
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Beirut explosion: more than 50 dead and 2,750 wounded, says Lebanon health ministry – live updates

Interior minister says ammonium nitrate likely caused at least one explosion amid reports hospitals too damaged to treat patientsFull report: huge explosion in Beirut‘We’re cursed’: shock and despair as explosion devastates cityBeirut explosion – in pictures 9.29pm BST In terms of what the damage done to Beirut’s port will mean for the country, it is worth remembering that Lebanon has two land borders – one is Syria, and the other is Israel, with which Lebanon is technically at war. Lebanon ...
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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: 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: 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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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: US deaths near 150,000 as Italy extends state of emergency

Trump blames US case surge on protestors; WHO warns pandemic is “one big wave”, not seasonal; Air travel not expected to recover until 2024. Follow the latest updatesCovid-19 still accelerating, warns WHO, as restrictions return in EuropeTwitter limits Donald Trump Jr’s account for posting misinformationClapped out of ICU, dead days later: the secondary impact of Covid-19Outbreak in Xinjiang prompts fears of spread inside Uighur campsSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.13am BST Hello and wel...
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Coronavirus live news: WHO says Covid-19 is 'easily the most severe' crisis it has faced

Global cases doubled in last six weeks; deaths pass 650,000; Amazon’s treatment of workers investigated. Follow the latest updates 12.10am 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 latest global developments for the next few hours. Continue reading...
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Coronavirus live news: India Covid-19 cases top 900,000 as 133m re-enter lockdown

Restrictions imposed on Indian city of Bangalore and state of Bihar; Venezuela’s capital Caracas to go into a strict lockdown on Wednesday; Face masks mandatory in France; Follow the latest updates133m re-enter lockdown in India as cases top 900,000Cities worldwide reimpose lockdowns as Covid-19 cases surgeFrance: baby boy infected with coronavirus in wombDoes coronavirus spread in the air and how do we stay safe? 12.24am BST Late on Tuesday, India’s coronavirus cases, the third-highest in t...
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Coronavirus live news: WHO reports record global cases as South Africa reinstates alcohol ban

Cases rise by over 230,000 worldwide in 24 hours; Florida cases increase by record total for a US state; Brazil cases near 2m. Follow the latest updatesImmunity to Covid-19 could be lost in months, UK study suggestsIndonesia is failing to control coronavirus outbreak, say expertsSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.24am 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 latest news from around the world for the ne...
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Coronavirus live news: Melbourne locks down as global cases pass 12m

Trump’s Tulsa rally ‘likely contributed’ to city’s surge in cases; infections worldwide pass 12m; nearly 3,000 miners infected in Chile. Follow the latest updates‘This lockdown seems different’: second time around, Melbourne is on edgeUS cases rise by world record 60,000 in one dayTrump criticises Fauci and says US in a ‘good place’ as cases top 3mPence pushes to reopen schools amid fears CDC is bowing to Trump’s demandsScientists join forces to investigate airborne risk of coronavirus 3.23am ...
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