• 4:15 pm

    Indian Institute of Science advises hospitals treating COVID-19 patients to do away with air-conditioning to limit the risk of infecting doctors

  • 3:45 pm

    Lithuanians casting ballots from their cars in special drive-in polling stations amid a local spike in COVID-19.

  • 3:30 pm

    UK government looking at introducing a virus test alongside a shortened quarantine period.

  • 3:15 pm

    The United Nations says it will stockpile one billion syringes around the world by the end of 2021

  • 2:45 pm

    UNICEF says it will be ready when vaccines are approved for COVID-19

  • 2:15 pm

    At least half of India’s 1.3 billion people are likely to have been infected with coronavirus by next February

  • 2:00 pm

    Iran saw a big spike in the number of Covid-19 deaths reported over the previous 24 hours

  • 1:45 pm

    Poland may see up to 20,000 new coronavirus cases a day at the start of next week

  • 1:30 pm

    Ireland is bracing for tighter Covid-19 restrictions, including the closure of most shops and amenities

  • 1:15 pm

    Poland will open a temporary hospital at Warsaw’s national stadium to ease the strain on the healthcare system

  • 12:45 pm

    Switzerland reports 8,737 new coronavirus cases over the weekend.

  • 12:30 pm

    Belgium businesses in protest despite authorities warning the country was in the middle of pandemic crisis

  • 12:15 pm

    Angela Merkel has urged people to stay home “whenever possible”, as Germany records the highest number of active Covid-19 cases since early April.

  • 12:00 pm

    Switzerland has made wearing face masks compulsory in indoor public spaces

  • 11:45 am

    Belgium imposes a nationwide overnight curfew from Monday

  • 11:30 am

    Confirmed world Covid-19 infections surpass 40 million, according to a Johns Hopkins University.

  • 11:15 am

    The Philippines recorded on Monday 2,638 new coronavirus infections and 26 additional deaths.

  • 10:45 am

    Austria is limiting gatherings to a maximum of six people indoors and 12 people outdoors

  • 10:15 am

    Russia’s daily tally of coronavirus cases surged to a new record high of 15,982

  • 9:45 am

    Chinese researchers detect living samples of the Covid-19 virus on the packaging of frozen cod.

  • 9:15 am

    US Governors ask how vaccines will be distributed

  • 8:50 am

    New York’s new round of virus shutdowns zeroes in on individual neighbourhoods

  • 8:30 am

    Europe’s death toll has passed 250,000

  • 8:15 am

    Global coronavirus infections are nearing a staggering 40m cases

  • 8:00 am

    India’s Covid-19 infections stood at 7.55 million on Monday, having risen by 55,722 cases in the last 24 hours

  • 7:45 am

    China becomes first major economy to recover from Covid-19 pandemic

  • 7:30 am

    Australia's state of Victoria reports single-digit case rise for sixth straight day

  • 7:15 am

    Dr Anthony Fauci, US infectious diseases expert, 'absolutely not' surprised Trump got Covid-19.

  • 7:45 pm

    Czech police have fired tear gas and water cannon after demonstrations against stringent Covid-19 restrictions turned violent.

  • 7:30 pm

    The head of Mexico’s navy has tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the highest ranking member of government to do so

  • 7:15 pm

    Europe has passed the grim milestone of 250,000 coronavirus deaths

  • 7:00 pm

    India's intranasal Covid-19 vaccine candidates to enter late stage clinical trials

  • 6:45 pm

    The Dutch prime minister says he was wrong to allow the king to go on holiday to Greece during a partial lockdown.

  • 6:30 pm

    The Czech Republic will wait at least two weeks before deciding to order a full lockdown

  • 6:15 pm

    A further 61 people who tested positive have died in hospital in England

  • 5:45 pm

    Majority of Covid-19 deaths in Kenya are above age of 58.

  • 5:30 pm

    Kenya's Health CS revealed that in the last 24 hours 54% of all Covid-19 cases are in age group 20-39.

  • 5:15 pm

    Kenya recorded seven more deaths in the last 24 hours bringing the total to 832.

  • 4:45 pm

    The total number of samples tested so far in Kenya stand at 621,976.

  • 4:30 pm

    Health CS Mutahi Kagwe revealed that 4,912 samples had been tested

  • 4:00 pm

    The youngest case recorded in Kenya today is a one-year-old infant while the oldest is 99 years. 

  • 3:45 pm

    From the cases, 635 are Kenyans and 50 are foreigners 

  • 2:45 pm

    Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center reported nearly 1.1 million deaths globally from the virus.

  • 2:30 pm

    Switzerland is stepping up its measures to tackle Covid-19, with new restrictions coming into force tomorrow.

  • 2:15 pm

    The coronavirus pandemic is causing some businesses to come up with new ways to keep going

  • 1:45 pm

    Senior Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has been taken to hospital with coronavirus

  • 1:30 pm

    Saudi Arabia allowed its citizens and residents to perform prayers in one of the most holy religious sites

  • 1:00 pm

    Ireland is set to experience new Covid restrictions, although will not face a full lockdown

  • 12:45 pm

    The Philippines’ health ministry has reported 2,379 new confirmed cases

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