There have been a record of virus deaths and cases on the eve of the Portugal Presidential vote.
The UK virus variant has infected scores at a Belgian retirement home.
Romania has confirmed the first case of the new UK virus strain.
Ireland has closed schools due to a ‘tsunami’ virus surge.
The virus-ravaged oil market has collapsed by a fifth in 2020.
Fauxi says that the US could see a return to normal by the next summer.