Coronavirus news live: Trump tests positive and 6,914 new cases in the UK

Another 6,914 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK, bringing the country’s total number of cases – as of Thursday – to 460,178.

Meanwhile, Donald Trump and his wife First Lady Melania have tested positive for the virus.

The US President confirmed the news on Twitter this morning where he wrote: ‘We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!’

It comes at a critical time for the president, who will come out of quarantine with just weeks to go until the November 3 election.

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  • Boris Johnson’s dad won’t be fined for shopping without face mask
  • Donald Trump tests positive for Covid

Here is the latest news on the Covid-19 pandemic as it happens, including the UK death toll figures and latest on lockdown and travel rules.

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