April 22, 2021

Coronavirus live: India approves Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine; Italy delays opening ski resorts – latest updates

Greece reimposes Covid curbs after Christmas easing; just under 3 million Americans vaccinated so far...

Greece reimposes Covid curbs after Christmas easing; just under 3 million Americans vaccinated so far as US death toll continues to rise; Israel vaccinates more than a million people

9.29pm GMT

Another 314 people have died from coronavirus in Brazil, amid another 15,827 positive cases being recorded in the last 24 hours.

According to its health ministry, the country has registered more than 7.7m cases of the virus since the pandemic began. The official death toll has risen to 195,725.

9.00pm GMT

Teaching unions in Wales have also called for the reopening of schools to be delayed.

NASUWT and the headteachers body NAHT Cymru said concerns over increased transmissibility of the new Covid-19 variant, and its risk to teachers, meant schools should move to home learning.

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