• 8:00 am

    Australia's coronavirus hotspot of Victoria records a single case of the disease on Saturday - the lowest daily number since early June.

  • 7:40 am

    Thailand reports first local coronavirus cases in over a month.

  • 7:20 am

    Puerto Rico to relax Covid-19 restrictions, extend curfew.

  • 7:00 am

    US: President Trump announces plan to give seniors free coronavirus vaccine.

  • 6:00 pm

    Black men have higher coronavirus death rate than anyone else in England and Wales.

  • 5:30 pm

    Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 38.8 million, death toll at 1,094,947.

  • 5:00 pm

    Germany: Court in Berlin blocks coronavirus curfew for bars and restaurants.

  • 4:40 pm

    Gambia announces reopening of land and sea borders with immediate effect.

  • 4:20 pm

    WHO finds Remdesivir, along with three other potential coronavirus treatment drugs has ‘little or no effect’ in reducing deaths.

  • 4:00 pm

    US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer expects to file for emergency use authorisation for its Covid-19 vaccine in late November.

  • 3:40 pm

    England recorded an average of 27,900 new cases per day and infections 50% higher on the previous week.

  • 3:20 pm

    China rapidly expands use of experimental Covid-19 vaccines.

  • 3:00 pm

    Kenya: 8 patients succumb bringing the total number of deaths to 813.

  • 2:40 pm

    Kenya: 140 patients discharged bringing the total number of recoveries to 31,648

  • 2:19 pm

    Total number of samples tested in Kenya stands at 611,552.

  • 2:00 pm

    Kenya: 437 new cases bring total tally to 43, 580.

  • 1:40 pm

    Czech Republic sees record surge in Covid-19 cases for second consecutive day.

  • 1:20 pm

    Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin leaves EU summit to self-isolate.

  • 1:00 pm

    US: Donald Trump says imposing coronavirus lockdown unconstitutional.

  • 12:45 pm

    Donald Trump extends best wishes to Kamala Harris as two of her staff test Covid-19 positive.

  • 12:15 pm

    Malaysia reports 629 new coronavirus cases, 6 new deaths.

  • 12:00 pm

    European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen goes into isolation after one of her close staffers tested positive for Covid-19.

  • 11:45 am

    US Department of Defense study shows that the risk of exposure to the coronavirus on planes is very low.

  • 11:30 am

    Japanese multinational company Fujifilm says it is seeking approval of its flu drug Avigan as a treatment of the coronavirus.

  • 11:15 am

    Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announces plan to repatriate tens of thousands of citizens stranded overseas amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  • 11:00 am

    US surpasses 64,000 new coronavirus infections for first time since late July.

  • 10:45 am

    Brazil adds 28,523 new Covid-19 cases, 713 fatalities.

  • 10:15 am

    Russia registers record 15,150 new Covid-19 cases.

  • 10:15 am

    Joe Biden's team reveals he tested negative for Covid-19 on Thursday.

  • 10:00 am

    4,301 new Covid-19 cases, 79 deaths in Indonesia.

  • 9:41 am

    Qingdao City in China tests 10 Million people after 13 new  Covid-19 cases.

  • 9:20 am

    Mainland China reports 24 new COVID-19 cases vs 10 a day earlier.

  • 9:00 am

    US coronavirus cases surpass 8 million as infections spike nationwide.

  • 8:40 am

    Vietnam cancels 2020 F1 race due to Covid-19 pandemic.

  • 8:21 am

    Ukraine sees record daily high of 5,992 new coronavirus cases.

  • 8:00 am

    London and Paris clamp down as Europe hits Covid-19 records.

  • 7:40 am

    Israel eases some lockdown measures as Covid-19 cases decline.

  • 7:20 am

    Nepal coronavirus tally jumps to 121,745.

  • 7:00 am

    Half of England now under tougher Covid-19 restrictions.

  • 3:20 pm

    Kenya: In Nairobi, the 133 cases are from Roysambu (21), Westlands (19), Lang'ata (18), Embakasi East, Embakasi South and Embakasi West (7) cases each, Kasarani and Kibra (6) cases each.

  • 3:00 pm

    Kenya: Nairobi leads with 133 cases followed by Nakuru 47, Uasin Gishu 47, Kilifi 46, Kisumu 46, Mombasa 44, Kericho 32, Kakamega 28, Turkana 25, Kisii 21, Machakos 20, Laikipia 13, Nyandarua 12, Bungoma 12, Kiambu 11, Nandi 10.

  • 2:40 pm

    Kenya: eight patients succumb bringing the total number of deaths to 805.

  • 2:20 pm

    Kenya: 80 patients discharged; 51 from home-based care programme and 29 from hospitals around the country bringing the total number of recoveries to 31,508.

  • 2:00 pm

    Kenya: 407 Covid-19 cases are male and 195 were female while the youngest case is a one-year old child and the oldest is aged 93 years.

  • 1:46 pm

    Kenya records 602 more Covid-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours.

  • 1:20 pm

    South Africa: President Ramaphosa extends the special Covid-19 relief grant by another 3 months.

  • 1:00 pm

    World Bank says pandemic has caused deepest recession since great depression.

  • 12:39 pm

    Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris pauses travel after top aide tests positive for COVID-19.

  • 12:20 pm

    Argentina now among top five most-infected countries. 

  • 12:00 pm

    WHO says full-scale lockdown should be ‘very, very last resort’.

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