- The world’s coronavirus death toll crosses one million, with the US, Brazil and India making up nearly half of the total, according to Johns Hopkins University
- The UN secretary general calls it a “mind-numbing” figure and “an agonising milestone”.
- But the number is likely to be much higher as testing rates in many countries remain low, with virus-related deaths not being recorded
- More than 33 million cases have been confirmed around the world, Johns Hopkins University says
- The UK government reported 4,044 new cases on Monday, the third day in a row the daily total has fallen
- Covid and the measures associated with it are putting the UK’s health service under stress, its bosses warn
- The WHO agrees a deal to provide a test that can diagnose Covid-19 in minutes to low- and middle-income countries
- The Netherlands introduces new curbs, including working from home where possible, and limits on groups