Californians face new restrictions, including lockdowns; deaths in Turkey double in less than three weeks; UK to begin vaccinations this week. Follow
Californians face new restrictions, including lockdowns; deaths in Turkey double in less than three weeks; UK to begin vaccinations this week. Follow the latest
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In the UK, singer Rita Ora has apologised after reports emerged that she should have been self-isolating when she celebrated her birthday at a London restaurant last month.
The 30-year-old flew to Egypt in a private jet on 21 November to perform at the five-star W Hotel in Cairo, an appearance for which she was paid a six-figure sum, the Mail on Sunday reported.
Mexico’s health ministry on Saturday reported 11,625 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and an additional 593 fatalities, bringing the total in the country to 1,168,395 cases and 109,456 deaths.
The government says the real number of infected people is likely significantly higher than the confirmed cases.