Coronavirus live news: millions more wake up to tier 4 in EnglandDecember 26, 2020
Covid-19 resurges in South Korea; cases pass 3m in Russia. Follow all the latest on the coronavirus pandemic across the world
The European Union began a vaccine rollout Saturday, even as countries in the bloc were forced back into lockdown by a new strain of the virus, believed to be more infectious, that continues to spread from Britain.
The pandemic has claimed more than 1.7 million lives and is still running rampant in much of the world, but the recent launching of inoculation campaigns has boosted hopes that 2021 could bring a respite.
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