Coronavirus live news: India passes 3.2m cases; WHO says global spread may be easing

Spread of Covid-19 appears to be slowing in hard-hit Americas; India cases top 60,000 for eighth day; UK U-turn on masks in schools

7.41am BST

There were 1,576 new Covid infections in Germany over the last 24 hours — up from 1,278 the day before, Der Spiegel reports, citing figures from the Robert Koch Institute.

On Saturday 2,034 cases were reported in Germany, the first time since the end of April that there have been more than 2,000 infections in one day.

7.12am BST

This is Ben Doherty in Sydney, signing off. My delightful colleague Helen Pidd, in sunny Manchester, will be your guide for the next few hours. Thanks all for your comments and correspondence today.

Be well, all of you, and look after each other.

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