Coronavirus live news: UK could face second lockdown as Melbourne sees more protests

Number of cases worldwide passes 30 million; Victoria announces 21 new Covid-19 cases and seven more deaths; UK faces possible second national lockdown. Follow all the developments

7.57am BST

The Czech Republic has reported 2,111 new cases of Covid-19 for Friday, a slow down after four days of growth, Reuters reports.

The overall number of confirmed cases reached 46,262 in the country of 10.7 million, the ministry said on Saturday.

7.45am BST

Victoria police has confirmed 16 people were arrested and 21 people were fined at the protest in Elsternwick in Melbourne’s south on Saturday.

The majority of the 16 arrested were not providing their name and address to police.

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