Coronavirus live news: US passes 9m cases; Italian cases jump by 31,000 in a day | World news | #wordnews | #evesarkisyan

11.31pm GMT23:31 Australia has pledged new foreign aid funding to help eradicate Covid-19 across south-east Asia and the Pacific. NGOs have welcomed the $500 million commitment, which will fund immunisation programs throughout the region over the next three years. “We have been asking for Australia to dig deeper, just as…

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‘Save Christmas’ with Covid lockdown in England, experts say | World news | #wordnews | #evesarkisyan

A national lockdown now could “save Christmas from the coronavirus” in England and allow families to meet during the festive season, scientists, public health specialists and politicians have told the Guardian. A stringent country-wide “circuit breaker” lasting between two and six weeks would help suppress cases and reduce the impact…

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Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Thursday | #wordnews | #evesarkisyan

The latest: Canada’s ICU doctors brace for increased COVID-19, flu patients. France prepares for new COVID-19 restrictions, German chancellor warns of ‘difficult’ winter. U.S. economy notches record growth in 3rd quarter. Ontario projects slower growth, but a continued climb in cases. Outbreak at Blenheim, Ont., church linked to 30 cases. Manitoba announces new daily high of…

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