Coronavirus 'not under control and is accelerating' as global cases hit 11.8 million, WHO warns

COVID-19 is not under control across most of the world and is actually getting worse, according to the head of the World Health Organisation (WHO).Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the total number of cases of coronavirus worldwide has doubled in th

Coronavirus 'not under control and is accelerating' as global cases hit 11.8 million, WHO warns

Coronavirus: Revellers told 'lives depend' on sticking to social distancing rules

Revellers are being urged to remember the importance of social distancing as pubs gear up for the second weekend of trade since the lifting of lockdown measures.Crowds on Old Compton Street in London's Soho last Saturday, dubbed 'Super Saturday', wer

Coronavirus: Revellers told 'lives depend' on sticking to social distancing rules

Coronavirus: UK quarantine rules end for travellers from dozens of countries

Quarantine rules end today for people travelling to the UK from more than 70 countries and British Overseas Territories.People will no longer have to isolate for 14 days but they will still have to provide an address where they are staying. The

Coronavirus: UK quarantine rules end for travellers from dozens of countries

Coronavirus: R number rises slightly in England following lockdown easing

The R number - a key measure of how fast coronavirus is spreading - has risen slightly in England to reach between 0.8 and 1.Last week, the R number in England was between 0.8 and 0.9. This week's figures are the first since England's lockdown

Coronavirus: R number rises slightly in England following lockdown easing

Coronavirus: Blackburn with Darwen Council warns people they risk a Leicester-style lockdown

Blackburn council has warned people to follow coronavirus guidelines or risk a Leicester-style local lockdown after a "moderate rise in cases". Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council is also setting up a new mobile testing centre in the town so they a

Coronavirus: Nine times Jair Bolsonaro dismissed the severity of COVID-19

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for coronavirus.Known as the "Trump of the Tropics", Mr Bolsonaro said he began feeling unwell on Sunday and has since produced a positive result. Sky News has compiled a list of times he h

Coronavirus: Nine times Jair Bolsonaro dismissed the severity of COVID-19

Coronavirus: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for COVID-19.The politician - who has previously dismissed the disease as a "little flu" - said he began feeling unwell on Sunday but insists his condition has improved since having treatm

Coronavirus: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19

Coronavirus: Riots in the Serbian capital after government reimposes lockdown

Thousands of protesters have clashed with riot police in the Serbian capital Belgrade after the country's president announced the reintroduction of a lockdown following a spike in coronavirus cases. Serbia went from one of the strictest lockdowns in

Coronavirus: Riots in the Serbian capital after government reimposes lockdown

Coronavirus: Melbourne back under lockdown after spike in COVID-19 cases

Shoppers in Melbourne stripped supermarket shelves as the city went back under a strict lockdown and shut its state borders after a spike in coronavirus cases.Australia's second-largest city and the surrounding area of Mitchell Shire will remain lock

Coronavirus: Melbourne back under lockdown after spike in COVID-19 cases

Coronavirus: Airborne transmission of COVID-19 cannot be ruled out, says WHO

The World Health Organisation has recognised there is "evidence emerging" of airborne transmission of coronavirus, which could lead to changes of guidance on distancing. Speaking at a briefing on Tuesday, the organisation's COVID-19 technical lead Ma

Coronavirus: Airborne transmission of COVID-19 cannot be ruled out, says WHO