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Coronavirus live news: Italy reports highest death toll since 3 April; Spain deaths hit second wave record | World news

[ad_1] Italy on Tuesday registered a record of 731 deaths from Covid in the last 24 hours, its highest daily death toll since the beginning of the second wave of the pandemic. Such numbers had not been seen since 3 April, when the country was still in lockdown. Over the …

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South Australia coronavirus cluster: what we know so far | Australia news

[ad_1] How did we learn about the cluster in South Australia? On Sunday the state’s health department announced four cases of Covid-19. While one of the cases is a returned traveller in hotel quarantine, three cases were found in the community. This is concerning because it is the first case …

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Coronavirus live news: warning that Diwali could be ‘super spreader event’; world record 136,000 daily US cases | World news

[ad_1] 5.09am EST 05:09 California is nearing the unwelcome milestone of a million Covid-19 cases, reports AP. For months, the virus has hammered the economy, disproportionately affected the poor, and upended daily life – and now the state and the rest of the country are trying to curb another surge …

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Coronavirus live news: WHO warns Covid ‘not tired of us’ as top UK scientist says vaccine ‘feels like watershed moment’ | World news

[ad_1] 2.44am EST 02:44 When people aren’t feeling optimistic about a vaccine by spring, they’re probably worrying about celebrations at Christmas. And in France, a Paris hospital director has argued that the traditional festivities should be cancelled this year over fears of sparking another resurgence in infections. According to Reuters, …

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Coronavirus live news: scientists ‘cautiously optimistic’ after news of 90% effective vaccine | World news

[ad_1] Professor Dr Uğur Şahin and his wife Özlem Türecki, both of whom are the children of Turkish immigrants to Germany, are being described as the masterminds behind the Covid 19 vaccine which, it has been announced this morning, has been shown in large-scale trials to be 90 per cent …

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Coronavirus live news: Liverpool mayor’s brother dies; Iran deaths exceed 30,000 | World news

[ad_1] 7.44am EDT 07:44 Mayor of Liverpool’s brother dies The mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, has said his brother has died after being admitted to intensive care with Covid-19. Joe Anderson (@mayor_anderson) Despite the efforts of all the staff @LivHospitals ICU my brother sadly died at 10.45 last night We …

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Coronavirus live news: Donald Trump ‘no longer transmission risk’; Victoria to ease lockdown | World news

[ad_1] The White House says it has relied on rapid testing to help prevent the spread of Covid-19 among officials and guests. Officials don’t wear masks or socially distance because they are tested daily. The president is also tested for the coronavirus every day, as is anyone who comes in …

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Coronavirus live news: global death toll nears one million as WHO warns number is likely an underestimate | World news

[ad_1] 1.46pm EDT 13:46 A cruise ship carrying about 920 passengers was expected to dock at Piraeus port near Athens after 12 of its crew members tested positive, an official at Greece’s civil protection agency has said. The Mein Schiff 6, operated by TUI Cruises, departed from Heraklion in Crete …

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The Masked Singer production shut down after coronavirus outbreak on Melbourne set | Television & radio

[ad_1] The Melbourne set of The Masked Singer has been shut down after several crew members tested positive for the coronavirus. “The entire production team, including the masked singers, the host and panellists are now in self-isolation,” the Network 10 program posted on Twitter late on Saturday night. “They are …

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