Global report: China records most daily cases since March; poverty fears in south-east Asia

Xinjiang records 112 local transmissions; UN says millions could be forced into poverty in south-east Asia; Indonesia extends restrictionsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageChina has recorded its highest daily total of new Covi…


India arrests dozens of journalists in clampdown on critics of Covid-19 response

Reporters for independent outlets, many in rural areas, say pressure won’t deter them from covering embarrassing storiesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFacing a continuing upward trajectory in Covid-19 cases, the Indian gove…


Coronavirus live news: Tokyo sees new daily record cases; numbers climb in France, Spain and Germany

Vietnam reports biggest jump in cases; Brazil’s Bolsonaro treated for infection; WHO says ‘young people’ behind some spikesLockdown tightened in parts of northern EnglandUS economy suffers worst quarter since the second world war French and Spanish cas…