October 29, 2020

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Coronavirus live news: UK records 4,422 new daily cases; France reports record rise

Doctors in England urge tighter restrictions; number of cases worldwide passes 30 million; scaled-down Oktoberfest...

Doctors in England urge tighter restrictions; number of cases worldwide passes 30 million; scaled-down Oktoberfest in Munich begins. Follow all the developments

7.46pm BST

The US Congress remains at a standstill over passing another coronavirus rescue package, while tens of millions of people still can’t afford enough food six months after the pandemic began upending Americans’ lives, CNN reports:

Hunger has soared during the outbreak, and advocates are calling on lawmakers to extend two key child nutrition relief measures in their spending bill before the end of the fiscal year on September 30.

7.07pm BST

Kenya’s chief public prosecutor, Noordin Haji, has ordered a probe into $71m in “irregular procurement” linked to the coronavirus by the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (Kemsa).

Hard-pressed Kenyan hospital staff have staged strikes to highlight what they say are scandalous practices by the authority, which purchases medication and equipment for the nation’s public hospitals, AFP reports.

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