At the time of writing, 1,727,038 cases of the coronavirus had been confirmed in 210 countries and territories. The US, Spain, Italy, Germany, and France continue to be the worst affected countries by this pandemic.
The worldwide death toll of this pandemic has now reached 104,923.
The US now has 506,008 confirmed cases of the virus with most cases in the state of New York.
The United Kingdom’s coronavirus death toll rises by 917. It has confirmed 78,991 cases of the virus so far.
India reported its biggest single-day jump in cases, with 1,035 new cases.
Japan also had its biggest single-day leap in cases, with 658 new cases and six more deaths.
The number of coronavirus deaths in Brazil has almost tripled in a week. The country now has 19,789 cases.
Ecuador reported a significant jump of 2,196 new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to 7,161, residents said health services are mishandling victims’ bodies.
German President Steinmeier to give a rare address as death toll jumps by 171.
The Spanish government will distribute roughly 10 million masks to workers returning to their jobs beginning this week when restrictions will be relaxed.
Austria gradually lifts lockdown after Easter, but quarantine in prominent ski resorts has been extended.
South Korea will use electronic bracelets to monitor people who violated quarantine orders.
The Philippines bans medical staff from working abroad.
Harvard president Lawrence Bacow participating in antibody study after recovering from coronavirus.
New York City public schools will remain closed for the rest of the academic year.
Japan prime minister calls on citizens to avoid nightlife entertainment spots.
Uruguay evacuates Australian and New Zealand passengers aboard Greg Mortimer ship.
The US Consulate in Guangzhou is warning African Americans of discrimination.
Africans in China say they have been evicted from their homes as virus fears spark xenophobia.
Two more crew members on US Navy hospital ship test positive.
Burning Man, a famous annual event held in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, has been canceled.