Covid live: UK reports nearly 400 virus-linked deaths for second day; Germany chancellor calls for mandatory jabs

UK reports 129,587 new positive Covid-19 cases and 398 more deaths; Germany should make vaccinations mandatory for adults, says Olaf Scholz

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Covid news live: G7 calls Omicron ‘biggest threat’ to global health; unvaccinated face ‘winter of severe illness and death’, Biden warns

Britain on behalf of the G7 says it is “deeply concerned” by the recent rise in cases; Biden warns Omicron could peak in January as states scramble to prepare for overloaded hospitals

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Covid live: UK reports 45,066 new cases, highest since mid-July; Russia daily cases pass 30,000 for first time

Highest daily cases in UK since mid-July with a further 157 Covid-linked deaths; Russia registers 31,299 new cases in one day

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