Coronavirus live news: UN chief praises Africa's efforts to stem virus as Brazil sees record daily deaths

9.33am BST 693 new coronavirus infections were reported in Indonesia on Wednesday, its biggest daily rise and taking the total number of cases to 19,189, according to the website of Indonesia*s COVID-19 task force. There were 21 additional deaths reported, taking the total to 1,242, while 4,575 people have recovered.
Trump says having highest cases is a ‘badge of honour’; Ardern flags four-day work week as way to rebuild; global cases hit 4.9mUN chief praises Africa’s efforts to stem virusBrazil’s deadliest day as Trump calls US cases a ‘badge of honour’UK coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 9.58am BST The total numbe of coronavirus cases in Russia, already the second highest in the world, has passed 300,000.
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