Coronavirus live news: UK budget will set out plan to address economic damage; Mexico expected to ask US to share vaccine supply

Rishi Sunak to set out plans to tackle economic impact of Covid; Mexico expected to ask Joe Biden to consider sharing vaccine; Auckland seven-day lockdown begins

11.03am GMT

Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban has been vaccinated with a coronavirus vaccine developed by China’s Sinopharm, Orban announced on his official Facebook page on Sunday.

10.55am GMT

Iran’s health ministry said the country’s coronavirus fatalities went past the 60,000 mark on Sunday, as the Islamic republic battles the Middle East’s worst outbreak of the illness.

“Sadly in the past 24 hours, 93 people lost their lives to Covid-19, and total deaths from this disease reached 60,073,” health ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said in a televised address reported by AFP.

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