April 20, 2021

Coronavirus live news: WHO says poorer countries not getting vaccines; Denmark to restrict all travel

WHO urges rich countries to stop making bilateral deals with manufacturers; Denmark to restrict entry...

WHO urges rich countries to stop making bilateral deals with manufacturers; Denmark to restrict entry from all countries after today

9.49pm GMT

In Australia, the state of Victoria has recorded no new locally-acquired cases again on Saturday with one new case in an international traveller in hotel quarantine.

It’s the third day in a row of no locally-acquired cases in Victoria.

There was 1 case notified to the department in the past 24 hours. This includes 0 locally acquired and 1 in hotel quarantine. There are currently 40 active cases, and 28,337 tests received – thank you for getting tested. #Everytesthelps https://t.co/2vKbgKHFvv#COVID19VicData pic.twitter.com/ougMw6iqfN

9.47pm GMT

Mexico’s health regulator Cofepris has approved Curevac, a vaccine against Covid-19 made in Germany, for stage 3 clinical trials, the country’s foreign minister, Marcelo Ebrard, said on Friday on Twitter.

He added it was “very good news”.

Cofepris aprobó la fase 3 de la vacuna alemana CUREVAC en nuestro país, muy buena noticia!!

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