We're pausing our live coverage for today, but you can still follow updates on the pandemic across the BBC News website.
Before we go, here is a round-up of some of the biggest global developments:
- More than 21.5 million cases of coronavirus have been confirmed worldwide, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. At least 771,000 virus-related deaths have also been reported
- The World Health Organisation said more than 294,000 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours - the highest daily increase of the pandemic so far.
- Public Health England is set to be replaced by a new agency that will specifically deal with protecting the UK from pandemics, according to a report by the Sunday Telegraph
- The UAE and Israel have agreed to cooperate in coronavirus research, following an agreement by the two countries earlier this week to normalise relations
- Austria says it will introduce stricter border controls following a “worrying rise” in the number of coronavirus cases in the country
- New Zealand's PM is expected to make an annoucement on the country's election, following calls to postpone it due to the reappearance of the virus
- Students in England have been protesting as 40% of A-Level exams were marked down from teachers' predictions, after they were unable to sit their exams due to the pandemic
Our reporting today has been brought to you by: Vicky Baker, Thomas Spender, George Wright, Alex Kleiderman and Joshua Cheetham.