CORONAVIRUS: Live updates

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Married life got off to an unexpected start for a pair of newlyweds in South Africa when police showed up to the party. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Groom and his bride spend ‘honeymoon’ in police cell after conducting wedding during lockdown

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Married life got off to an unexpected start for a pair of newlyweds in South Africa when police showed up to the party....

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Coronavirus wreaks havoc in US black communities

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Other cities with large black populations, including Detroit, Milwaukee, New Orleans and New York, have become coronavirus hotspots....

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China reports no Covid-19 deaths for first time

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China is concerned a second wave of infections could be brought in by foreign arrivals....

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus. [PHOTO | FILE]
Boris Johnson moved to ICU with coronavirus

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The PM has asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who is the First Secretary of State, to deputise for him where necessary....

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Tiger tests positive for coronavirus; these were her symptoms

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The tiger, named Nadia, is believed to be the first known case of an animal infected by a human with Covid-19....

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus. [PHOTO | FILE]
British PM Boris Johnson admitted to hospital over coronavirus symptoms

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British PM Johnson remains in charge of the government, but the foreign secretary is expected to chair a coronavirus meeting on Monday morning....

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Coronavirus: Trump predicts ‘a lot of death’ as cases pass 300,000

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Trump's calls to relax restrictions came on the day confirmed coronavirus infections in the US surpassed 300,000, the highest number in the world....

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‘Cyber attacks target hospitals fighting coronavirus’

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International Criminal Police say that criminals are using software to hold medical centres digitally hostage to stop them accessing files and systems...

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Scientists begin testing possible vaccines on ferrets

By | 5 days ago

The vaccines have come from Oxford University and US company Inovio Pharmaceuticals and will be tested on ferrets....

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Top South African HIV scientist dies of coronavirus

By | 6 days ago

Head of UNAids Winnie Byanyima said Prof Rita Ramjee's death was a huge loss at a time when the world needed her most....

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