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Covid news live: minister says ‘nothing in the data’ to suggest more restrictions needed in England; South Korea reports first Omicron deaths

Follow all the latest developments in the coronavirus pandemic in the UK and around the world Fauci says hospitalisation rate a better guide to Omicron than case Can you capture the complex reality of the pandemic with numbers? France reports record seven-day average for new Covid cases See all our coronavirus coverage Québec, Canada proceeded […]

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Covid news live: Boris Johnson to examine new hospital data; Australia passes milestone of 10,000 cases in one day

UK prime minister expected to examine crucial hospital data on Monday before any further restrictions in England; Sydney’s St Vincent’s hospital sent 995 people wrong Covid test information Boris Johnson to examine hospital data before decision on Covid rules See all our coronavirus coverage Queensland has detected 784 new Covid-19 cases but the health system […]

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Covid live news: WHO says ‘very high’ global risk from new strain; Portugal identifies 13 Omicron cases in Lisbon football team

World Health Organization briefing says mutations ‘concerning for potential impact on pandemic trajectory’; Belenenses started last match with nine players following Covid outbreak UK Covid live: more cases of Omicron expected in England Japan has said it will close its borders to all foreign entrants Where has Omicron spread, and why are scientists so concerned? […]

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Sudan’s army detains PM and other civilian leaders in coup attempt

‘Joint military forces’ arrest civilian members of the sovereign council, information ministry says Sudan’s military has launched a coup attempt, arresting the prime minister, Abdalla Hamdok, and other senior ministers during overnight raids, as thousands of people protested in the capital, Khartoum. After weeks of escalating tensions between military and civilian members of the country’s […]