Coronavirus live news: global death toll passes 650k as Belgian PM warns of total lockdownJuly 27, 2020
Europe braces for second wave; Vietnam sees first locally transmitted cases since April
- Global death toll passes 650k
- Mandatory Covid-19 tests for travellers returning to Germany
- Trump’s national security adviser tests positive – live US updates
- China sees biggest surge in months; Australia sets new infections record
- Pet cat diagnosed with Covid-19 in first UK case of animal infection
Nearly 200 federal healthcare workers have been deployed to California’s Central Valley, where hospitals are overwhelmed with Covid-19 cases as new infection rates soar, governor Gavin Newsom said.
The arrival over the past several days of Department of Defense personnel will help hospitals in the stricken region, where some hospitals and intensive care units are two-thirds full of Covid-19 patients.