Coronavirus: France hits daily record of over 10,000 cases; protests in Germany against restrictions – live updates

Number of new cases in California falls; Cuba restricts internal travel; India racks up another 97,570 infections. Follow all the developmentsCovid-19 vaccine gamble: where bets have been placed and why‘World-leadingly bad’: the week Covid resurged in the UKPassengers furious at airlines over voucher policyBob Woodward rejects criticism he sat on Trump ‘deadly’ virus remarks 7.10pm BST French health authorities on Saturday reported 10,561 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, a new daily record as the number topped 10,000 for the first time. A previous record of 9,843 new infections had been reported on Thursday. 6.59pm BST Portugal’s construction and manufacturing businesses are helping to get the economy back on its feet, Bloomberg reports.“The economy is recovering fast, better than expected both in Portugal and Europe,” finance minister Joao Leao said on Friday in Berlin, where he is attending a meeting of European finance ministers, but warned that the outlook was still “very uncertain”. Continue reading...

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