Coronavirus live news: Ukraine reports highest daily cases since April; Denmark falls short on vaccination target

Posted by on September 30, 2021 6:49 am
Categories: Global Stories

Latest updates: more than 12,000 new cases recorded in Ukraine yesterday amid renewed surge; Denmark set to miss target of having 90% over 12 fully vaccinated by 1 October

11.49am BST

The number of positive tests rose by almost a fifth to 191,771 in England in the week to September 22, according to the latest Test and Trace figures.

The data also showed that the number of people getting their test results back within 24 hours had dropped from 87% to 75%.

11.25am BST

Scuffles broke out in Taiwan’s legislature as members of the opposition party protested the government’s performance – including its handling of the coronavirus, Reuters reports.

Lawmakers from the Kuomintang party stormed the podium to disrupt an address by the head of the Cabinet, Su Tseng-chang.

Taiwan’s legislature descended into a rowdy brawl after opposition lawmakers interrupted a policy address and rushed the podium.

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