Coronavirus: Belgium Covid-19 deaths surpass 10,000

Published In BBC News

Summary

  1. In an unusually emotional address, Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Germans to “continue acting patiently”
  2. Germany has announced measures to limit the size of gatherings and fine those who break tracking rules
  3. Belgium’s coronavirus death toll passes 10,000, while over 117,000 people have been infected
  4. Donald Trump and rival Joe Biden clash over vaccines and masks during a chaotic debate
  5. New York City has announced it will fine people who refuse to wear face masks or coverings
  6. UK PM Boris Johnson will lead a briefing later after the UK recorded the highest number of daily coronavirus cases
  7. A group of senior MPs has warned Johnson it would be “unacceptable” to introduce further restrictions without Parliament’s approval
  8. The world has seen more than 33.6m coronavirus cases and 1m deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University