Cases continue to rise in France; Slovakia has highest death rate in world relative to population; Italy extends ban on non-essential travelFauci laments ‘historic’ Covid toll as US nears 500,000 deathsStep by step: how England’s Covid lockdown will be liftedPandemic leaves Europeans ‘more likely to believe conspiracy theories’Vaccinating children could be key to stifling Covid, say expertsUK coronavirus – latest updates 6.55pm GMT The US has administered 64,177,474 doses of Covid-19 vaccines as of Monday morning and delivered 75,205,940 doses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Reuters reports:The tally of vaccine doses are for both Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech, vaccines as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Monday, the agency said. According to the tally posted on February 21, the agency had administered 63,090,634 doses of the vaccines, and distributed 75,204,965 doses. 6.44pm GMT France on Monday reported a further 333 deaths from Covid-19, as well as 4,646 new infections, an increase from last Monday’s daily case tally of 4,376.The number of people hospitalised with the virus as well as the number of patients treated in intensive care units increased for the second consecutive day, the health ministry said, with 25,831 people now in hospital and 3,407 people in intensive care.