Coronavirus news live: South Africa reverses decision to open schools; sharp rise in Iran’s infection rate

Brazil passes 500,000 Covid-19 cases; Japan could allow overseas visitors; India extends lockdown in ‘high-risk’ zones; UK ministers defend easing lockdown

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Coronavirus live news: global deaths near 90,000 as US says isolation measures are working

Boris Johnson still in intensive care; US protective equipment stockpile nearly empty; virus could push 500m people into poverty. Follow the latest updates.

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Coronavirus news updates: India launches curfew as Italy tightens lockdown

Indian PM urges citizens to observe restrictions but there are concerns in the UK after Britons flock to seaside towns in defiance of orders to stay at home. Follow all the developments live

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Coronavirus live news: outbreak reaches every US state as Australia says measures could last six months

EU implements strictest travel ban in history; Australian PM declares ‘human biosecurity emergency’; British restaurants and museums close. Follow the latest updates.

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