The number of people to die with Covid-19 worldwide passes half a million. Since the outbreak began, there have been more than 10 million cases.
With cases rising in 30 US states, the Texas governor speaks of "swift and dangerous turn"
In the UK, school pupils return in Wales, while more shops reopen in Scotland
Two households in Wales will be able to form one "extended household" from next week
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he is "concerned" about a rise in coronavirus cases in Leicester
An experimental coronavirus vaccine is approved for use by the Chinese military
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