Coronavirus live news: France second wave likely ‘harder and more deadly’ says Macron; global daily cases pass 500,000October 29, 2020
France reimposes national lockdown; Germany imposes drastic curbs; Italy sets daily infection record. Follow latest updates
- Germany to bring in new rules after record surge in cases
- EU leaders urged to aid transfer of patients between countries
- US adds nearly 500,000 cases in a week; Europe faces more lockdowns
Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic with me, Helen Sullivan.
Shortly before he announced a new national lockdown, French president, Emmanuel Macron, said Covid-19 is circulating more quickly than forecast and new measures are needed.