Coronavirus live news: Hong Kong and California see record daily cases; ‘huge discrepancy’ in South Africa death toll

California cases pass New York’s; WHO emergencies chief says vaccinations unlikely before 2021; global infections top 15m

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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: 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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Coronavirus live news: Brazil cases surge past 600,000 as country’s death toll passes Italy

South Africa sees record jump in cases; New York urges protesters to get tested; Turkey announces weekend lockdown in 15 cities; US jobless claims pass 42m. Follow the latest updates

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Coronavirus live news: cases in Africa pass 150,000; Germany lifts travel warning for Europe

Wuhan doctor who worked with whistlebower dies; Abu Dhabi closes borders; Dr Fauci says he hasn’t spoken to Trump in two weeks

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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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