Can we trust Chinese Covid-19 science?

The west has been wary of China’s rise as a scientific superpower, but the pandemic has made it impossible to ignoreCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt started badly, with gag orders, cover-ups and…

Coronavirus live news: 60m Indians may have contracted…

India’s pandemic agency says cases may be ten times official figure; New York introduces face mask fines as positivity rates climb; Boris Johnson apologises for getting north-east England lockdown rules wrong. Follow the latest updatesGlobal…

Coronavirus live news: New Zealand sees record fall…

Third-highest daily cases in France; new restrictions in north-east England; hospitalisations of 15 to 49-year-olds rising, says WHO. Follow the latest updatesWHO warns Latin America reopening too earlyNew Zealand sees record fall in GDPCDC director…

UK coronavirus live: test and trace scheme fails…

Latest figures show just 72% of close contacts reached; Preston could be latest to face lockdown measures; 50m masks for NHS workers deemed unusableGlobal coronavirus updates - liveEngland’s contact tracers make handful of calls a…

Coronavirus live news: US deaths near 150,000 as…

Trump blames US case surge on protesters; Pilgrims quarantined in Mecca as hajj begins; WHO warns pandemic is “one big wave”, not seasonal. Follow the latest updatesCovid-19 still accelerating, warns WHO, as restrictions return in…

UK coronavirus live: Johnson to unveil £3bn plan…

News updates: PM set to make announcement in press conference on FridayPM promises extra £3bn for NHSMinisters urged to rescue Covid-hit early years education providersOxford vaccine team aim to start lab-controlled human trial soonUK government…