Coronavirus live news: China confirms 137 local cases as Spain enters state of emergency

Restrictions eased in Australian state of Victoria; WHO warns against ‘vaccine nationalism’; Israel to begin first vaccine clinical trials next month. Follow the latest updates

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Coronavirus live news: Czech Republic shuts shops to curb Europe’s fastest growth in cases; record deaths in Russia

Czech Republic limits movement to essential trips only; Russia nears 25,000 Covid deaths; US death toll might be ‘underascertained’

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Coronavirus live news: no widespread vaccination until mid-2021, says WHO; cases rise across Europe

‘We need to see how safe it is,’ WHO stresses; Italy reports biggest rise since 2 May while Spain and France both report thousands of new cases

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Coronavirus live news: Belgium PM warns country could go into second ‘complete lockdown’

Europe braces for second wave; Spain’s Covid-19 deaths could be 60% higher; global deaths near 650,000

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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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