Coronavirus live news: global death toll exceeds 490,000; soldiers sent to Italian town amid tension over new outbreak

WHO needs $31.3bn over 12 months for vaccines; France plans 1.3m tests to find ‘hidden clusters’; Mike Pence to hold first taskforce briefing in weeks

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Coronavirus live news: Latin America and Caribbean exceed 2m cases as Brazil’s death toll passes 50,000

Iran reports more than 100 deaths for third day in a row; UK death toll rises by 43; Chile deaths rise to more than 7,000; six on Trump campaign test positive ahead of rally

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Coronavirus live news: New Zealand traces 320 ‘close contacts’ of pair in quarantine breach

Beijing Covid-19 outbreak ‘extremely severe’; Brazil suffers record case increase; Six US states see record new cases. Follow the latest updates.

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