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World Coronavirus Dispatch: Poland President Andrzej Duda tests positive

Singapore to try quicker testing for migrants, record spike in Greek cases as new curbs kick in, France has 45,000 new cases in a day, and other pandemic-related news across the globe

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The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than a million people across the globe and countless more lives have been devastated by its impact

Yuvraj Malik
Covid surge hangs over US election in closing days: US states were grappling with a surge in Covid-19 cases and a senior aide to Mike Pence, the vice-president, reportedly tested positive for the virus, as Donald Trump and Joe Biden staged a series of campaign rallies on Saturday. The campaign events were held as several US states reported a sharp uptick in infections and Marc Short, chief of staff to Pence, tested positive for coronavirus, adding that the vice-president had tested negative. The US reported 82,668 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, down from a record one-day high of 83,010 on

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First Published: Oct 25 2020 | 3:14 PM IST

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