Italy, India, Saudi Arabia, Puerto Rico extend lockdown; Britain pledges £200m to WHO; partner of Julian Assange calls for prison release
The global death toll has passed 110,000, reaching 110,892, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker. The number of confirmed cases has passed 1.8m.
Singapore has announced 233 new infections, bringing the total number to 2,532.
Thousands of displaced Syrians have begun returning to Idlib,some driven by fear of the spread of the coronavirus to camps by the Turkish border.
Italy’s death toll has continued to slow, reporting 431 deaths - the lowest daily rise since 19 March.
Spain’s daily death toll has risen after falling for three days in a row, with 619 new deaths registered in the last 24 hours compared to 510 the day before.
New York’s death toll has slowed, with governor Andrew Cuomo announcing there have been 758 deaths in the state in the last day, down from 783 the day before.
The UK’s death toll has passed 10,000, as the government confirms that the total number of deaths from coronavirus in UK hospitals has reached 10,612.
The Netherlands has topped 25,000 confirmed coronavirus cases,while the number of deaths has risen by 94 to 2,737.
Boris Johnson has been discharged from hospital. He thanked the NHS for “saving [his] life” after leaving St Thomas’ hospital in south London where he had been hospitalised for a week.
Italy has ordered 149 migrants onboard a rescue ship off its coast to be quarantined and tested for the coronavirus before they can disembark.
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