Coronavirus live news: pandemic not over but accelerating, WHO warns; Poland to lift lockdown

Accelerating pandemic makes equitable access to vaccines crucial, WHO warns; Polish PM announces lifting of lockdown from next week

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UK Covid live: 60m vaccine booster shots secured for use later this year

Latest updates: Matt Hancock says UK has now secured 60m doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to be used for booster shots later this year

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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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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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Coronavirus live news: ‘Highly likely’ BioNTech vaccine works against new variant; Taiwan confirms first local case since April

BioNTech’s CEO says tests being run on mutant strain; US could require negative Covid-19 tests for passengers from Britain

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Coronavirus live news: Germany extends partial lockdown as Ukraine reports record daily cases

Ukraine reports record daily case rise; nearly 13,000 daily deaths reported worldwide; Disney to lay off 32,000 workers in first half of 2021

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