Robert Koch Institute for disease control said in a daily bulletin the number of people each sick person now infects- known as the reproduction rate, or R – had risen to 1.1. 9.20am BST Afghanistan has announced its highest one-day rise of new infections as the government issued a decree to distribute bread to those affected by coronavirus.
This comes as at least six people were killed in a protest against unfair distribution of aid.
Anthony Fauci and top advisers from CDC and FDA to work remotely because of potential exposure to Covid-19; global cases pass 4 million; Russia cases approach 200,000.
Follow the latest updatesThree White House Covid-19 taskforce members to self-quarantineNew York warns of children’s illness linked to Covid-19 Coronavirus at a glanceUK coronavirus updates – liveAustralia latest updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.53am BST New coronavirus infections are accelerating again in Germany just days after its leaders loosened social restrictions, raising concerns that the pandemic could once again slip out of control.The
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