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Coronavirus live news: Germany goes into 'lockdown light' mode; global deaths pass 1.2m

Germans told to prepare for ‘months of restrictions and abstinence’; South Korea to fine people without masks; Prince William ‘tested positive in April’ * Global coronavirus deaths pass 1.2m * WHO chief Tedros in isolation after contact with positive case * Donald Trump threatens to fire Anthony Fauci after US election * Spain’s PM calls for calm after violent anti-lockdown protests * UK coronavirus updates – live 1.44pm GMT New tougher measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 across England will automatically expire on 2 December and lawmakers will vote on what happens next, a spokesman for British prime minister Boris Johnson said. Johnson announced more stringent measures for England on Saturday, prompting some of his Conservative lawmakers to protest that the move was too draconian and threatened the wellbeing of many people. 1.41pm GMT Germany is still some way off an end to the coronavirus pandemic, chancellor Angela Merkel has said, adding that Germans will have to limit their contact with each other during the winter months. “Throughout the winter months, we will have to limit private contacts,” she told a news conference. “The light at the end of the tunnel is still quite a long way off.” Continue reading...

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