Updated 9:22 a.m. ET, October 27, 2020
- The fall surge in Covid-19 infections added nearly half a million cases to the US national total in just one week. Meanwhile, the seven-day average of new cases is at the highest levels since the pandemic began, according to Johns Hopkins University.
- WHO's Director General said giving up on control of the virus is dangerous and called for an end to the politicization of Covid-19.
- Australia's Victoria state reported no new cases in the past 24 hours for the second consecutive day.