Coronavirus live news: UK targets vaccine for NHS staff ‘by Christmas’; Melbourne delays easing of restrictions | World news

From the wire services in Europe: Italy saw a second night of street protests against curfews as it reported another daily record on Saturday. After clashes in the southern city of Naples on Friday night, police again faced off against dozens of masked protestors in the centre of Rome after the far-right Forza Nuova group […]

Coronavirus live news: expert warns NHS will struggle to cope; Bulgaria shuts nightclubs as cases surge | World news

Spanish regions have urged the central government to take measures that would give them legal backing to impose curfews as coronavirus cases rise. As of Saturday, 10 of Spain’s 17 regions, including Valencia, Asturias, Castilla-La Mancha and the Basque Country, had called on the government to decree a state of emergency, which would allow regions […]

Coronavirus case increase sets new U.S. record, rising to over 77K in one day

The U.S. set a record Thursday as the number of new coronavirus cases rose to over 77,000, topping the previous record in July. Nationwide, 77,640 new cases were reported for the day, up from the previous record of 75,723 on July 29, according to NBC News’ tally. The record-breaking daily tally comes as the total […]

About 110,000 Californians have bought a gun since the coronavirus arrived, study says

In the first five months of the COVID-19, thousands of Californians bought new guns and changed the way they stored their firearms in a bid to counter the unrest, government crackdowns and societal disintegration they feared would be unleashed by the public health emergency, a new survey has found. The UC Davis researchers who conducted […]

Coronavirus UK: Furious Manchester mayor Andy Burnham threatens to take legal action

Matt Hancock today declared that millions of Londoners face tougher lockdown from tomorrow night as the government ramps up efforts to tackle the coronavirus surge. The capital will face tighter Tier Two controls from midnight tomorrow after a deal was done with mayor Sadiq Khan. Essex, Elmbridge, Barrow in Furness, York, North East Derbyshire, Chesterfield […]

Coronavirus: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on Oct. 11

Here are the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Sunday: Toronto anti-mask activist arrested at Moncton airport A Toronto-based anti-mask activist was arrested at the Moncton airport as he arrived to host an anti-mask event that was scheduled for Saturday. New Brunswick RCMP have confirmed that a 37-year-old man from […]

Coronavirus live news: doctor clears Trump to return to public events on Saturday; record global case rise | World news

3.41am BST03:41 The squeeze on Britain’s beleaguered retail sector from tighter coronavirus restrictions reducing numbers of shoppers on the high street clung on into September, data showed Friday, AFP reports. Latest figures from industry body the British Retail Consortium and analytics company ShopperTrack showed that UK retail footfall was down by 30.1% in September compared […]

Coronavirus live updates: Montreal grappling with 130 outbreaks, including 50 in workplaces, 42 in schools

Article content continued He said “the league and its teams continue to closely follow public health directives.” 11:05 a.m. New cases dip back below 1,000 in Quebec but hospitalizations rise Quebec has recorded 900 new cases of COVID-19, the provincial government announced this morning. That’s the first time in six days that the province has […]

What we know — and don’t know — about Trump’s coronavirus treatment

Though Conley said Trump is not currently receiving supplemental oxygen, he didn’t directly answer whether Trump has been on oxygen since his diagnosis. Multiple news reports afterwards indicated Trump received oxygen Friday morning before being admitted to Walter Reed. Conley also didn’t answer a question about whether Trump received steroids, which have been used in […]

Coronavirus latest news: Donald Trump could be discharged tomorrow, say bullish doctors

Thousands of demonstrators in southern Germany protested against coronavirus restrictions over the weekend, police have said, although organisers failed to mobilise enough people for a planned human chain around Lake Constance. Thousands of counter-demonstrators in Constance also turned out to show support for the government’s measures to contain the coronavirus while also protesting against right-wing […]