Coronavirus live news: global death toll passes 50,000

Spain death toll passes 10,000; Italy reports 760 new deaths, taking total to 13,915, but a slower growth rate in infections; Thailand imposes national curfewLatest developments: at a glanceTop European teaching hospitals running out of coronavirus drugsSpies and export bans: the global battle for equipmentUS coronavirus – latest updatesSee all of our coronavirus coverage7.51pmBSTAfter the widespread participation in last week ’s “clap for carers” event – in which isolated people all over the UK applauded from windows, gardens and balconies in honour of National Health Service workers – people are planning a repeat for the country’s other key workers in about 10 minutes’ time.This was last Thursday, can we do better tonight?See you at 8pm with your pots and pans!#ClapForOurCarers#ClapForKeyWorkerspic.twitter.com/XTDwZ5nNZCDon't forget to#ClapForKeyWorkers tonight at 8pm!#ClapForTheNHS‍⚕️‍⚕️pic.twitter.com/xygbqrjAs6Tonight House of Commons staff will be clapping to show our appreciation for NHS workers, care workers and those working in essential and frontline services across the country.Join us at 8pm to#ClapForCarers#ClapForNHS#ClapForKeyWorkerspic.twitter.com/E1ioYp0Ou7We're going to#ClapForKeyWorkers tonight at 8pm. You can join us if you're watching#OneManTwoGuvnors by pressing pause on the YouTube video.https://t.co/0ZRTxY9O6N Tonight's the night!We'll once again be making noise tonight for all our colleagu...
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Cases in Africa pass 150,000; Germany eases travel ban;Wuhan doctor who worked with whistleblower diesGermany lifts travel warning for EuropeChina withheld data on coronavirus from WHO, recordings reveal‘We can’t relax’: Europeans face up to life after lockdownUK coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance9.00pmBSTKey developments in the globalcoronavirus outbreak today include:8.52pmBSTThe USA has confirmed 14,790 more cases and 761 more deaths in the past 24 hours, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That takes the cumulative totals to 1,802,470 and 105...
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News updates: 324 new deaths in the UK; death rate in Englandhigher among BAME people; testing data ‘widely criticised and often mistrusted’UK death toll passes 50,000Hancock ’s press conferenceCovid-19 ‘spreading from care homes and hospitals’‘Flora needs me’: MP criticises Rees-Mogg planCoronavirus – latest global updates7.10pmBSTThat ’s all for the UK live blog today, thanks for reading along - you can continue following the latest coronavirus coverage over on our global blog:Related:Coronavirus live news: global cases pass 6.3m; alert issued in Tokyo amid fear of ne...
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This study evaluated the preparedness of family doctors during early phase of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in Hong Kong. METHODS: All members of the Hong Kong College of Family Physicians were invited to participate in a cross-sectional online survey using a 20-item questionnaire to collect information on practice preparedness for the COVID-19 outbreak through an email followed by a reminder SMS message between 31 January 2020 and 3 February 2020. RESULTS: Of 1589 family doctors invited, 491 (31%) participated in the survey, including 242 (49%) from private sector. In all, 98% surveyed doctors c...
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"This is a reminder that COVID-19 is not the only health threat people face," WHO chief says as 4 deaths confirmed.
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Countries around the world continue easing restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic and regaining a bit of what life was like before the outbreak
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Outbreaks after family parties in G öttingen illustrate the problems of containing virusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSeveral gatherings of extended families in the north-western German city of G öttingen two weekends ago have resulted in a local spike of the coronavirus, which authorities say has highlighted the need to stick to physical distancing rules.Continue reading...
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Sweden's testing for the new coronavirus rose last week to its highest level since the outbreak began but still fell far short of the target, in what has increasingly become a focal point of criticism of the government's pandemic policy.
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France is rolling out an official coronavirus contact-tracing app aimed at containing fresh outbreaks as lockdown restrictions gradually ease
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Gian Piero Gasperini admits he had symptoms prior to Champions League match in SpainCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Spanish football club Valencia has criticised the coach of Italian team Atalanta for “putting the health of numerous people at risk’’ after confessing he had symptoms of Covid-19 prior to the Champions League match between the two sides in March.In an interview with the Italian newspaperLa Gazzetta dello Sport, Gian Piero Gasperini admitted he was very sick the day before the second leg match in Valencia on 10 March, which took place behind closed d...
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Prof Neil Ferguson tells Lords committee cases will remain steady until SeptemberCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCoronavirus infections in hospitals and care homes are spilling into the community and sustaining the outbreak to the point that cases will remain steady until September, a leading scientist has warned.Prof Neil Ferguson, the head of the outbreak modelling group at Imperial College London, said he was shocked at how poorly care homes had been protected from the virus and that infections in UK care homes and hospitals were now feeding into the epidemic in the wider community.Continue reading...
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