October 19, 2020

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Coronavirus live news: close to 35m cases worldwide; 10,499 new infections in Russia

Close to 35 million cases globally, with US, India, Brazil, Russia and Colombia the worst hit; Russia passes 10,000 new infections for first time since 15 May

6.38pm BST

Ireland reported 364 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, with no new deaths related to the condition, according to the Irish Times.

It brings the total number of cases in the country to 38,032, while deaths remain at 1,810.

6.30pm BST

In the UK, a health minister has been urged to apologise after he said the country will look back at its response to the coronavirus pandemic “like the Olympics” and be “extremely proud”.

The UK has reported the fifth highest number of deaths globally, with 42,407 fatalities logged by the Johns Hopkins University coronavirus tracker.

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