Coronavirus live news: Italy's death toll passes 60,000; UK records another 231 Covid deaths

Italy has sixth highest death toll across the world; Russia reports 29,039 new cases, taking cumulative total to 2,460,770

8.47pm GMT

Sick people in northern France occasionally leave garments in healing trees or “arbres à loques” in the hope of a cure, following a tradition that persists since pre-Roman times.

But recently, this tradition has been updated for the coronavirus age.

8.35pm GMT

Donald Trump says his lawyer Rudy Giuliani has tested positive for coronavirus.

.@RudyGiuliani, by far the greatest mayor in the history of NYC, and who has been working tirelessly exposing the most corrupt election (by far!) in the history of the USA, has tested positive for the China Virus. Get better soon Rudy, we will carry on!!!

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Source: theguardian