• 2:05 pm

    A second firebreak lockdown could be required in Wales by January or February next year

  • 1:35 pm

    Italy has now agreed on measures to limit the spread of coronavirus

  • 1:25 pm

    Malaysia’s king Al Sultan-Abdullah has rejected a proposal for a state of emergency to be imposed

  • 1:05 pm

    Poland: Police detain 278 people after thousands protested against new curbs aimed at containing the spread of Covid-19.

  • 12:45 pm

    Spain prepares for third state of emergency

  • 12:30 pm

    Hungary: There were 3,149 new cases of coronavirus reported on Sunday

  • 12:15 pm

    Trump is not following the science on coronavirus, says Dr Anthony Fauci

  • 11:50 am

    Ireland: Any move towards a third national lockdown would be heavily resisted by ministers with the government coalition.

  • 11:30 am

    Indonesia: The health ministry has reported 3,732 new coronavirus infections, and 94 deaths.

  • 11:15 am

    Indonesia: More than 100 inmates have tested positive for Covid-19 at Kerobokan prison

  • 10:55 am

    Chinese: Investigation is underway in Xinjiang after an asymptomatic coronavirus case was identified

  • 10:35 am

    The UK’s National Health Service is to provide vaccinations for frontline staff before Christmas

  • 10:25 am

    Malaysia recorded its highest ever daily total on Saturday, with 1,228 new cases in the preceding 24 hours.

  • 10:05 am

    Russia reported 16,710 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, including 4,455 in Moscow

  • 9:35 am

    India is second to the United States with the largest coronavirus outbreak.

  • 9:25 am

    Rush for results could lead to inferior Covid-19 vaccine, say scientists

  • 9:00 am

    The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 11,176 to 429,181

  • 8:45 am

    Australia: The Victoria Racing Club has announced there will be no spectators at this year’ Melbourne Cup

  • 8:30 am

    Testing of entire cities whenever there is a new outbreak in China is overkill, the country’s chief epidemiologist has said.

  • 8:15 am

    A harrowing report from CNN shows the rise of child trafficking in India during the pandemic.

  • 7:30 am

    The Australian state of Western Australia has reported three new cases

  • 7:15 am

    Brazil has registered 432 additional Covid19 deaths over the last 24 hours and 26,979 new cases

  • 7:00 am

    US: Mike Pence's chief of staff's tests positive for coronavirus

  • 6:20 pm

    Russia registers 16,521 Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, slightly down from the record high of 17,340 a day earlier.

  • 6:00 pm

    Bangladesh reports 1,094 new COVID-19 cases and 19 new deaths, bringing the total cases in the country to 397,507 and the total deaths to 5,780

  • 5:40 pm

    Vietnam records 12 new cases of Covid-19 on, bringing its total tally to 1,160 with 35 deaths

  • 5:20 pm

    Malaysia reports 1,228 new COVID-19 infections in the highest daily spike since the outbreak, bringing the national total to 25,742.

  • 5:00 pm

    Kenya: Currently, there are 22 patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 62 on supplementary oxygen, while 16 are in High Dependency Unit (HDU).

  • 4:40 pm

    Kenya: 12 patients have succumbed to the disease bringing the fatalities to 896.

  • 4:20 pm

    Kenya: Distribution of the cases by Counties; Uasin Gishu 181, Nairobi 154, Nakuru 146, Kakamega 46, Mombasa 37, Kisumu 37, Kiambu 30, Kericho 30, Busia 28, Turkana 27, Laikipia 24, Trans Nzoia 21, Migori 20, Kisii 18, Meru 17, West Pokot 15, Marsabit 14.

  • 4:00 pm

    Kenya: cumulative tests are now 653,229.

  • 3:40 pm

    Kenya: 947 people test positive for coronavirus, from a sample size of 6,862 tested in the last 24 hours. Total cases now 48,790.

  • 3:20 pm

    Tunisia reports over 1,500 new coronavirus cases, the highest daily figure since the pandemic began.

  • 3:00 pm

    Germany to invest $488 million (€500m) in improving ventilation systems in schools & public buildings to help stop the spread of covid-19.

  • 2:40 pm

    Belgium reports 585 new hospital admissions, the second-highest number on record. There are now 4,061 Covid-19 patients in Belgian hospitals, compared with a first-wave peak of 5,759 on April 6.

  • 2:40 pm

    Sri Lanka closes 2 harbours after 609 coronavirus positive cases linked to the country's main fish market.

  • 2:20 pm

    Chancellor Angela Merkel says the pandemic has worsened in Germany.

  • 2:00 pm

    Turkey: Istanbul’s mayor, Ekrem Imamoglu, tests positive for coronavirus.

  • 1:40 pm

    Slovenia : reports a record 1,963 daily Covid-19 infections with an all-time high positivity rate of 27.9%. 

  • 1:20 pm

    Spain: Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez planning to hold an extraordinary cabinet meeting on Sunday to declare a national state of alarm.

  • 1:00 pm

    Italy may impose lockdown as Covid-19 cases hit new record.

  • 12:40 pm

    Bulgarian Prime Minister, three ministers in Covid-19 isolation.

  • 12:20 pm

    Japan mulls $95.5 billion extra budget to counter coronavirus: Report.

  • 12:00 pm

    North Korea says yellow dust from China might spread coronavirus; warns people to stay indoors.

  • 11:40 am

    Joe Biden pledges free Covid vaccine for 'everyone' in US if elected.

  • 11:20 am

    Brazilian pharmaceutical company says it has signed an agreement with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) to produce Russia's Sputnik V vaccine.

  • 11:00 am

    Johnson & Johnson said it was preparing to resume recruitment for its vaccine trial, which was suspended last week after a volunteer fell ill.

  • 10:40 am

    AstraZeneca announces that the trial of its vaccine candidate, developed with Britain's University of Oxford, has resumed in the US.

  • 10:20 am

    53,370 new cases take India's Covid-19 tally to 7,814,682.

  • 10:00 am

    Total US Covid-19 deaths could hit 500,000 by February, researchers say.

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