October 24, 2020

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Coronavirus live news: Covid-19 was direct cause of 89% of Italy pandemic deaths; Israel faces new lockdown

Israel reports new daily record of cases; 125 million in India under new lockdown; Beijing Winter Olympics under threat

3.52pm BST

Some 1.3 million more Americans filed for unemployment in the US last week as the economy continues to reel from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The number of new claims has dropped over the last 16 weeks, decreasing 10,000 last week compared to the week before, though the number has hovered above 1 million over the last month.

3.50pm BST

The coronavirus will likely return several times in the coming years, triggering new waves of the Covid-19 pandemic, the British government’s chief scientific adviser has also said in the committee hearing we have just referred to. Follow it in more detail here on our UK blog.

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