Coronavirus live news: WHO surge team arrives in South Africa as global deaths top 700,000

Florida tops 500,000 cases; Spain sees highest daily post-lockdown infections; Italy threatens to ban Ryanair. Follow the latest updates

  • WHO surge team arrives in South Africa
  • Global deaths pass 700,000
  • Facebook removes Trump post for spreading false information on Covid
  • France ‘could lose control of Covid-19 at any time’
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Here are the key developments from the last few hours:

Michelle Obama has said she has been suffering from “low-grade depression”, prompted by the coronavirus pandemic, racial problems in the US and what she describes as the “hypocrisy” of the Trump administration.

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