October 29, 2020

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Coronavirus live news: lockdown easing allowing virus to spread, says Sturgeon; Trump 'no longer a risk'

Scotland’s first minister warns winter creates ‘more favourable’ conditions for Covid; no word on whether...

Scotland’s first minister warns winter creates ‘more favourable’ conditions for Covid; no word on whether US president has tested negative

8.47pm BST

Dr Anthony Fauci, the US’s top infectious disease expert, responded to his misleading appearance in a new ad for Donald Trump’s campaign, saying that he was taken out of context by the spot.

In the ad, Fauci can be heard saying “I can’t imagine that… anyone could be doing more”. The expert, however, was referring to the efforts of federal public health official – not the president.

Related: Trump claims he no longer has Covid-19 and is ‘immune’ – live updates

8.12pm BST

Self-employed people have claimed they are “falling through the cracks” after new measures were announced on Friday to bolster the Jobs Support Scheme, PA news agency reports.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that workers in pubs, restaurants and other businesses which are forced to close under new coronavirus restrictions will have two-thirds of their wages paid by the government, up to a maximum of 2,100 a month.

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