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…

A Covid jobs crisis is on the way.…

The chancellor did the right things in March but has done precious little since. From this week, his safety net unravelsFor a hint of what the near future of this country holds, talk to Emily…

UK coronavirus live: local lockdown imposed in Aberdeen;…

Nicola Sturgeon orders closure of pubs and restaurants, plus bans on non-essential travel and indoor meetingsSchools reopening in England risks sharp rise in cases, says expertEngland’s contact tracers ‘making handful of calls’ a monthBAME groups…

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…

UK coronavirus live: test and trace ‘as good…

News updates: all the day’s UK Covid-19 developments as prime minister faces Keir Starmer at PMQsMatt Hancock rules out mandatory face masks in officesNurses not wearing masks led to A&E closure, inquiry findsInfection rate in…