• 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.

  • 9:40 am

    Men produce more Covid antibodies than women: Study.

  • 9:20 am

    Canada: Trudeau announces new plan for 'made-in-Canada' Covid-19 vaccine.

  • 9:00 am

    Uganda: Ministry of Health reduces the cost of Covid-19 testing to $50.

  • 8:40 am

    Poland's president Andrzej Duda tests positive for coronavirus.

  • 8:20 am

    Mainland China reports 28 new coronavirus cases vs 18 previous day.

  • 8:00 am

    Oxford coronavirus vaccine provides ‘strong’ immune response, analysis finds .

  • 7:40 am

    US breaks daily record for coronavirus cases with over 84,000 new infections.

  • 7:20 am

    Global Coronavirus cases reach 42.45 million, deaths 1.14 million and recoveries 31.42 million.

  • 7:00 am

    Coronavirus deaths in Germany pass 10,000.

  • 6:00 pm

    Luxembourg becomes the latest European country to introduce a curfew to cope with a record rise in infections. 

  • 5:40 pm

    Italy reports a 19% increase in daily virus cases Friday to a record of 19,143. The country registered 91 deaths, down from 136 Thursday.

  • 5:20 pm

    Denmark will limit public gatherings to 10 people and expand the mandatory use of face masks after registering its highest ever daily tally of coronavirus cases.

  • 5:00 pm

    Kenya: 14 patients succumbed to the disease bringing the total number of deaths to 884.

  • 4:40 pm

    Kenya: 371 patients were discharged, 313 from home-based care and 58 from the hospital around the country bringing the total number of recoveries to 33,421.

  • 4:20 pm

    Kenya: of the new cases, 420 are male and 211 are female while the youngest case is a one-year-old child and the oldest is 91.

  • 4:00 pm

    Kenya: 631 test positive in last 24 hrs, total tally rises to 47,843.

  • 3:30 pm

    US: Covid-19 hospitalizations increased in 38 states over the past week.

  • 3:00 pm

    US: Kansas, five other U.S. states set record highs in new deaths.

  • 2:40 pm

    African Union urges countries to revert to stricter Covid-19 lockdown regulations to prevent a resurgence of infections that could lead to a second wave.

  • 2:20 pm

    Kenya: Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko extends rent waiver to tenants occupying city county houses for six months, saying move is to cushion dwellers from effects of Covid-19

  • 2:00 pm

    German health minister expects COVID-19 vaccine in early 2021.

  • 1:40 pm

    US reaches second-highest daily total of over 75,000 coronavirus cases.

  • 1:20 pm

    US: Chicago bans indoor service at bars, imposes business curfew of 10 p.m. as coronavirus cases rise

  • 1:00 pm

    Czech Republic: Prime Minister Andrej Babis says his health minister, Roman Prymula, will leave the government after he visited a restaurant hours after the government ordered a partial shutdown of the economy to stem an explosion in new cases of Covid-19.

  • 12:40 pm

    Philippines reports 1,923 new coronavirus cases, 132 more deaths.

  • 12:20 pm

    Russia's daily tally of new coronavirus cases hit a record high of 17,340, including 5,478 in Moscow, taking the national tally to 1,480,646 since the pandemic began.

  • 12:00 pm

    Spain's real total of Covid-19 cases exceeds 3 million, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says, citing extrapolations from a nationwide antibody study.

  • 11:40 am

    Iran reports record 6,134 new daily Covid-19 cases.

  • 11:20 am

    Kenya: CS Magoha urges calm amid panic over Covid-19 cases in schools; says ministry routinely assessing phased reopening.

  • 11:00 am

    Kenya: 1,700 inmates have tested positive for Covid-19 so far- Ministry of Health.

  • 10:40 am

    France extends curfew as Covid-19 second wave surges in Europe.

  • 10:20 am

    Europe daily coronavirus cases double in 10 days.

  • 10:00 am

    US: The Food and Drug Administration approves first Covid-19 drug; the antiviral remdesivir.

  • 9:40 am

    US: President  Trump and Joe Biden both test negative for COVID-19 before debate.

  • 9:20 am

    Ukraine sets daily record with 7,517 new Coronavirus cases.

  • 9:00 am

    Covid-19 vaccine coming within weeks: Donald Trump during US presidential debate.

  • 8:40 am

    Bulgaria posts new daily record of 1,595 new cases.

  • 8:20 am

    Trial finds that infusing hospitalized Covid-19 patients with blood plasma from people who have recovered has no effect on whether they got sicker or died.

  • 8:00 am

    Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro says he won't purchase Chinese vaccine, adding that people wouldn’t feel safe with Sinovac Biotech Ltd’s vaccine “due to its origin.”

  • 7:40 am

    Global cases pass 41.6 million; deaths exceed 1.14 million

  • 7:20 am

    Germany records over 11,000 new COVID-19 cases for 2nd day in a row.

  • 7:00 am

    Kenya: Govt rules out mass closure of schools after teachers in Mombasa test positive.

  • 6:00 pm

    India sets aside $7 billion to vaccinate its population.

  • 5:45 pm

    Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announces a ban on nighttime movement from 12:30 a.m. to 5 a.m. in high-risk areas including the capital Athens and the second-largest city of Thessaloniki.

  • 5:30 pm

    Sweden to cap the number of club-goers at 50, after images of people partying in Stockholm sparked outrage in the country.

  • 5:15 pm

    Kenya recorded 290 recoveries totalling to 33,050.

  • 5:00 pm

    12 Covid-19 patients have succumbed to the disease bringing the fatalities to 870. 

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