Coronavirus live news: France daily cases exceed 40,000; Germany records 16,017 new infections

Covid-related deaths in France exceeds 40,000 for the first time; number of cases in Germany increases by 16,017; Portugal to impose localised night-time curfewsUS confirms more than 126,000 Covid cases in new recordUK test and trace needs radical reform, experts sayCould a Covid vaccine bring back normality?Follow all our coronavirus coverage 8.50am GMT The Philippines reported 2,442 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, its biggest daily increase since Oct. 19, taking the total to 396,395, its health ministry said.The Department of Health also reported 54 more coronavirus-related deaths, taking the official death toll to 7,539. The Department of Health reported 2,442 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, November 8, 2020. Rizal logged most of the newly announced cases. #COVID19PH pic.twitter.com/cNw4arKUJC 8.23am GMT Russia reported 20,498 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, slightly below a record high it recorded on Friday, and 286 coronavirus-related deaths. This brings the national tally to 1,774,334 cases of infection and takes the official death toll to 30,537. I’ll be looking after the global coronavirus liveblog today, my thanks to Helen Davidson for her sterling work from Australia. Please do get in touch from where you are. I’m on [email protected] and @lexytopping on Twitter. My DMs are open. Continue reading...

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