Coronavirus live news: Fauci warns of 'surge upon surge' in US cases after Thanksgiving

Turkey suffers seventh straight day of record deaths; Lebanon to slowly relax restrictions; New York begins reopening schools.

11.20am GMT

Constantinos Herodotou, the governor of Cyprus’s central bank and a member of the governing council of the European Central Bank, has tested positive for Covid-19.

Writing on his Twitter account, Herodotou said he was self-isolating and working from home. He tested positive after contact tracing, he said.

11.18am GMT

Bethlehem is shaping up for a dismal Christmas: most of the inns are closed, the shepherds are likely to be under lockdown and there are few visitors from the east, or anywhere else.

Just 12 months ago, the Palestinian town was celebrating its busiest festive season for two decades, amid a sustained drop in violence and a corresponding surge in the number of pilgrims and tourists.

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