Coronavirus live news: India’s cases surging as deadly second wave spreads, Iran imposes 10-day lockdown

India records 145,384 new Covid-19 cases and 794 deaths, the highest number of fatalities in more than five months; lockdown ordered in Iran

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Coronavirus live news: EMA denies establishing link between AstraZeneca vaccine and rare blood clots

Europe’s drug regulator denies finding connection between the AstraZeneca jab and rare blood clotting syndrome despite official’s claims earlier

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Covid live: Saudi Arabia reveals Mecca restrictions; Italy reports almost 300 daily deaths

Only vaccinated people will be allowed to perform umrah; Italy death toll reaches 111,326

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Coronavirus live news: Covid death rates 10 times higher in countries where most adults overweight

Interpol warns fake vaccines seized in China and South Africa are ‘tip of iceberg’; Brazil suffers another day of record Covid deaths; Greece prolongs lockdown to 16 March

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Coronavirus live news: Brazil sets new grim record with 1,910 deaths in 24 hours; Greece extends lockdown

Brazil suffers another day of record Covid losses; Greece prolongs lockdown to 16 March

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Coronavirus live news: Fauci says Americans may still be wearing masks in 2022; variant cases falling in UK

Fauci says other measures likely to be relaxed earlier; UK health secretary says cases of South African and Brazilian variant appear to be falling

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Coronavirus live news: Germany may use Russian and Chinese vaccines; Pfizer pledge for 75m extra doses to EU

Debate around other vaccines highlights depth of vaccine crisis in Germany; Pfizer/BioNTech to ramp up production

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Coronavirus live news: US records highest daily case increase, Brisbane under lockdown as single case reported in Australia

US reports 290,000 cases and 3,676 deaths in 24 hours as Australia changes rules for releasing people from hotel quarantine

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UK Covid live: cases hit new record high in seventh day over 50,000 ahead of PM lockdown address to nation

Latest updates: Boris Johnson to make TV address this evening; UK records 58,784 further cases and 407 deaths

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