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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Coronavirus live news: Russia sets new record daily death toll; at least 66 die in Iraq Covid hospital fire

780 deaths is Russia’s highest daily death toll since pandemic began; angry crowd blaming local authorities for negligence

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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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