Coronavirus: New allegations over Dominic Cummings’ lockdown trip

Summary

  1. British PM Boris Johnson is standing by his chief adviser who faces fresh allegations that he breached the UK’s coronavirus restrictions
  2. But some Conservative MPs have called for Dominic Cummings to be removed from his post
  3. Spanish PM Pedro Sánchez has announced a resumption of foreign tourism from July
  4. Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, under lockdown
  5. France has ordered a review of the drug hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19 after a study suggested it raised mortality rates
  6. New York state’s daily death toll has dropped below 100 for the first time since late March
  7. Argentina is extending a lockdown in the capital, Buenos Aires, for another two weeks as cases there continue to rise
  8. Globally, more than 5.3m cases have been recorded, says Johns Hopkins University; 342,000 have died and 2m have recovered

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