Here are today’s updates regarding the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK and around the world.

  • The UK coronavirus death toll now stands at 38,376, a rise of 215 fatalities in the last 24 hours.
  • There have now been 272,826 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK, a rise of 2,445 since yesterday.
  • Some scientists advising the government have warned lockdown restrictions in England are being lifted too quickly.
  • The same advisers said only half of those in England showing coronavirus symptoms are self-isolating for the required seven days.
  • Donald Trump has announced the US will terminate its support of the World Health Organization, accusing it of failing to adequately tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Britain has been left off a list “safe list” of countries allowed travel to Greece from 15 June.
  • The 29 countries have an acceptable “epidemiological profile” that makes it relatively safe, according to Greek authorities.
  • Chinese scientists working on a Covid-19 vaccine are 99% confident it will work.
  • Theresa May has spoken out against senior Downing Street adviser Dominic Cummings’ trip to Durham.
  • The former prime minister said the top aide undermined the lockdown.
  • Some vulnerable people have been removed from shielding groups by text message without the knowledge of their GP, it has been revealed.
  • Brazil reported a record increase in its number of new infections as coronavirus grips the country.