World coronavirus update: The global tally of coronavirus cases stands at 77,293,580. While 54,224,986 have recovered, 1,702,073 have died so far. The US, the worst-hit country, has 18,272,224 cases, and 324,849 have died from the disease there. It is followed by India, which has 10,056,248 cases, Brazil (7,238,600), Russia (2,848,377), France (2,473,354).
UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock has warned a new mutant strain of the coronavirus is “out of control” and suggested parts of England be stuck in the new highest tier of restrictions until a vaccine is rolled out.
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