October 21, 2020

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Coronavirus live news: UK records 3,899 new infections as French cases rise by 10,000

UK figures show further 18 people have died; France records 10,569 new infections Call for...

UK figures show further 18 people have died; France records 10,569 new infections

8.08pm BST

A few thousand demonstrators calling for Benjamin Netanyahu to resign have gathered in Jerusalem, despite an Israeli national lockdown that went into force on Friday.

The prime minister has faced months of relentless protests and widespread public anger over his government’s handling of the country’s coronavirus crisis and charges of alleged corruption.

8.01pm BST

Reuters earlier reported that France’s death toll had stood “at 31,585, up from 31,274 published day earlier” – an apparent increase of 311.

However, the news agency has since sent an update saying the number of French deaths from the disease rose by 12 over the preceding 24 hours to 31,585 – obviously a very different figure.

My apologies for the confusion – I’m reaching out for further clarification on this.

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