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Latest on the novel coronavirus outbreak | Updated: 2020-05-10 06:40

The novel coronavirus has spread across China and beyond.

May 10

Outside China

The latest figures reported by each government's health authority as of May 10, 2020.

- Global COVID-19 cases top 4m - Johns Hopkins University (Read more)

- Russian COVID-19 cases top 200,000 (Read more)

- Trump says US to purchase $3b dairy, meat and produce to aid struggling farmers (Read more)

- Foreign travel not recommended this summer, says UK official (Read more)

- Slamming Trump's coronavirus response, Obama stresses urgency for Democrats to retake White House (Read more)

- Three key US coronavirus officials in self-quarantine after COVID-19 exposure: Reports (Read more)

- South Korean president says to prepare for post-COVID-19 era via employment safety net, digital economy (Read more)

- Brazilian Congress declares three-day mourning for coronavirus victims (Read more)



Data released by National Health Commission by midnight, May 9, 2020.

- Chinese mainland reports 14 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, with 2 being imported cases. (Read more)

May 9

Outside China

- WHO expert: novel coronavirus origins linked to bats (Read more)

-US Vice-President Pence's spokesperson, US first daughter Ivanka's assistant contract coronavirus (Read more)

- 'Never give up, never despair' - Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (Video)

- German agency doubts US coronavirus allegations against Chinese lab (Read more)


- Chinese mainland reports one new COVID-19 infection, an imported case, on Friday

May 8

Outside China

- UN launches updated response plan to help fragile countries fight COVID-19 (Read more)

- US President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence test negative after White House valet contracts coronavirus (Read more)

- Spanish cat tests positive for coronavirus, the sixth feline to be detected with the disease globally

- France to start 'very gradual' easing of lockdown from May 11 (Read more)

- COVID-19 cases surpass 50,000 in Africa as action needed to stem spread (Read more)

- Japan approved Gilead Sciences Inc's remdesivir as a treatment for COVID-19 (Read more)


Staff members rehearse for students' returning at a classroom of the junior high school department in the Beijing Chenjinglun High School in Beijing, capital of China, May 8, 2020. Students in their final year of junior high schools will return to school on May 11 in Beijing. [Photo/Xinhua]

- Chinese mainland reports 1 new COVID-19 infection on Thursday (Read more)

- Shanghai to lower emergency response to COVID-19 from second to third level from tomorrow (Read more)

May 7

Outside China

- Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 260,000 -- Johns Hopkins University

- Lockdown easing must be managed carefully, warns WHO (Read more)

- India's total number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases crossed the 50,000 mark (Read more)

- US President Donald Trump said his coronavirus task force would shift its primary focus to reviving US business and social life (Read more)

- The European Commission said the EU economy will experience a recession of historic proportions this year due to the coronavirus pandemic (Read more)


People wearing face masks wait for a table at a restaurant in Beijing, on May 7, 2020. [Photo/Agencies]

- Chinese mainland reports 2 new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, both imported cases

- All regions in China have seen their risk level downgraded to the lowest level starting today

May 6

Outside China

- COVID-19 deaths in US top 70,000: Johns Hopkins University (Read more)

- Russia reports over 10,000 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, single-day increases have been over 10,000 for four consecutive days (Read more)

- Death toll has passed 32,000 in UK, making it the worst-hit country in Europe followed by Italy (Read more)

- Fifteen children in New York City (NYC) have been hospitalized with a rare syndrome possibly connected to COVID-19, officials said (Read more)

- Dr Anthony Fauci has dismissed theories that the coronavirus was either manufactured or accidentally released from a Chinese lab (Read more)

- Russian Culture Minister Olga Lyubimova diagnosed with COVID-19: TASS news agency


Members of the first group of imported COVID-19 patients diagnosed at Suifenhe port in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province who were cured and discharged from the hospital on April 21, 2020 wave goodbye to medics.[Photo by Pan Songgang/For]

- Chinese mainland reports 2 new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, all imported cases (Read more)

May 5

Outside China

- Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 250,000, reaching 250,134: Johns Hopkins University (Read more)

- British Health Secretary Matt Hancock said that a coronavirus-tracing app will be trialled from Tuesday in the Isle of Wight

- US Treasury to borrow 3 trillion USD in second quarter amid COVID-19 fallout

- Influential COVID-19 model projects over 134,000 deaths in US by early August


- Chinese mainland reports one new COVID-19 infection, an imported case, on Monday (Read more)

- China's Hubei reports no increase in COVID-19 cases for 31 consecutive days

May 4

Outside China

- The new deaths from COVID-19 in Italy over the past 24 hours fell to 174, the lowest level since the start of the national lockdown on March 10

- Trump says US to have coronavirus vaccine by end of year (Read more)

- Global confirmed COVID-19 cases topped 3.5 million, reaching 3,502,126: Johns Hopkins University

- Russia has reported 10,581 new COVID-19 confirmed cases over the past 24 hours, with the total number of infections rising to 145,268 as of Monday (Read more)

- Japan extends state of emergency for COVID-19 until May 31 (Read more)


Residents have some fun in the sunshine on May 4, 2020, at a park in Nantong, Jiangsu province, as the May Day holiday period drew to a close. [Photo by Xu Hui/For China Daily]

- Chinese mainland reports 3 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday, all imported cases (Read more)

May 3

Outside China

- Spain reports lowest numbers of new deaths, new cases since March 15 (Read more)

- COVID-19 deaths in US top 66,000, confirmed cases top 1.12 million -- Johns Hopkins University (Read more)


- Chinese mainland reports two new infections of COVID-19 on Saturday, with one being an imported case (Read more)

May 2

Outside China

- State of health emergency in France extended to July 24 (Read more)

- Russia tallies record 9,623 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hrs (Read more)

- Zimbabwe extends COVID-19 lockdown by 2 more weeks


Visitors look at items exhibited at the Capital Museum of China in Beijing, on May 1, 2020. [Photo by Zou Hong/]

- China has sent 15 batches of medical experts totaling 149 to 16 countries to assist the fight against COVID-19 (Read more)

- Chinese mainland reports 1 new COVID-19 infection on Friday, an imported case (Read more)

May 1

Outside China

- Lockdown extended in India by 2 weeks to fight COVID-19 (Read more)

- COVID-19 cases in Germany top 160,000

- Turkey's coronavirus cases surpass 120,000


Visitors get a close-up view of animals at Wuhan Haichang Polar Ocean Park in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei province, on May 1, 2020. [Photo by Zhou Guoqiang/For]

- Hubei will lower its coronavirus emergency response from the highest level to level two starting Saturday: vice-governor

- Recent COVID-19 clusters in Heilongjiang show loopholes in epidemic control: State Council (Read more)

- Chinese mainland reports 12 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, with 6 being imported cases

April 30

Outside China 

- Tajikistan reports first 15 COVID-19 cases - Health Ministry

- The number of COVID-19 deaths in the United States topped 60,000 on Wednesday afternoon, reaching 60,207 - Johns Hopkins University

- Clinical trial shows remdesivir accelerates recovery from advanced COVID-19 patients (Read more)

- Russian COVID-19 cases top 100,000

- US Navy starts broader inquiry into coronavirus outbreak aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (Read more)

- COVID-19 cases reported to WHO exceed 3 million worldwide

- UK COVID-19 deaths top 26,000 as care home, community figures included (Read more)

- Brazil registers highest daily increase of COVID-19 cases from 71,886 to 78,162

- US Fed keeps interest rates near zero amid COVID-19 fallout (Read more)


A staff worker offers help to a passenger at Xinrong Bus Passenger Station in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei province, April 30, 2020. [Photo by Ke Hao/For]

- Chinese mainland reports 4 new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, all imported cases (Read more)

April 29

Outside China

- The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 1 million Tuesday afternoon: Johns Hopkins University (Read more)

- Russian President Vladimir Putin extended the national paid leave introduced to contain the spread of COVID-19 to May 11 (Read more)

- French parliament greenlights lockdown exit plan (Read more)

- Australian PM flags imminent easing of coronavirus restrictions (Read more)

- 64 sailors test positive for COVID-19 aboard US Navy destroyer (Read more)

- Global COVID-19 death toll reported to WHO exceeds 200,000 (Read more)

- Canada's COVID-19 spread slows down (Read more)


People visit the Yellow Crane Tower after the landmark tourist attraction in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei province, reopened to the public, April 29, 2020. [Photo by Li Ziyun/For]

- Beijing to lower coronavirus emergency response level to second from first starting Thursday

- Chinese mainland reports 22 new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, with 21 being imported cases (Read more)

April 28

Outside China

- Global confirmed COVID-19 cases topped 3 million, reaching 3,002,303: Johns Hopkins University (Read more)

- Chinese COVID-19 vaccine set for human trials in Australia (Read more)

- WHO appeals for aggressive measures as European nations see silver linings in combating COVID-19 (Read more)

- US House panel launches inquiry into Trump's decision to halt WHO funding in the midst of a global pandemic (Read more)

- New York state cancels Democratic presidential primary due to COVID-19 (Read more)

- Italy, UK explore possible COVID-19 link to child inflammatory disease (Read more)


Ballet dancers from the National Ballet of China practice in Beijing, on April 28, 2020. [Photo by Jiang Dong/]


- Chinese mainland reports 6 new COVID-19 infections on Monday, with 3 being imported cases (Read more)

April 27

Outside China

- WHO warns against 'immunity passports' for recovered patients (Read more)

- UK PM Johnson says will outline exit plans from lockdown in coming days (Read more)

- EU's leaders agree on need for recovery fund, but details not set (Read more)

- More than 1 million Australians have downloaded the government's coronavirus tracing app within hours of its launch (Read more)

- Italian PM Giuseppe Conte said beginning on May 4, the manufacturing, construction, and wholesale sectors can go back to work (Read more)

- The US state of New York will restart its economy after the peak of the coronavirus outbreak in a multi-phase manner, Governor Andrew Cuomo said (Read more)

- Iran Deputy Health Minister Iraj Harirchi said the country's daily death toll had fallen about 70 percent from its peak, while the number of coronavirus patients in hospital had fallen by about half (Read more)


Senior high school students take a class at Hongzhi Middle School on April 27, 2020. [Photo by Zou Hong/]

- Chinese mainland reports 3 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, with 2 being imported cases (Read more)

April 26

Outside China

- Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 200,000: Johns Hopkins University (Read more)

- US records 2,494 more coronavirus deaths in 24 hours: Johns Hopkins (Read more)

- India records biggest single-day spike of COVID-19 cases, tally reaches 26,496 (Read more)

- British PM to return to work in Downing Street on Monday: reports (Read more)

- Spain to allow exercise, walks from next weekend, in the latest move to ease lockdowns (Read more)

- No evidence suggests people with COVID-19 antibodies protected from secondary infection: WHO (Read more)


- Chinese mainland reports 11 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, with 5 being imported cases (Read more)

April 25

Outside China

- COVID-19 deaths in US top 50,000: Johns Hopkins University

- Trump signs huge new economic relief spending package (Read more)

- At least 18 sailors aboard a deployed US Navy destroyer have tested positive for the coronavirus, marking the 2nd outbreak at sea aboard a US Navy vessel

- US Navy recommends reinstating commander of coronavirus-hit USS Theodore Roosevelt (Read more)

- COVID-19 death toll tops 19,000 in UK after another 684 patients die

- France's coronavirus fatalities increase by 389 to 22,245


Chinese mainland reports 12 new COVID-19 infections on Friday, with 11 being imported cases

April 24

Outside China

- Italy's daily recoveries surpass infections, Spain sees continuous rise in new deaths

- WHO says novel coronavirus not manipulated or constructed (Read more)

- US House passes COVID-19 relief package to aid small businesses, hospitals, testing (Read more)

- US expert: Be prepared for 2nd wave of outbreak (Read more)

- UK starts tracking coronavirus in general public as COVID-19 hospital deaths hit 18,791 (Read more)

- Trudeau announces additional fund for medical research on COVID-19 (Read more)

- LatAm countries mulling next move as lockdown deadline about to expire (Read more)

- Africa to ease lockdown restrictions slightly in May (Read more)


One of 40 couriers of a food delivery company has a swab sample taken at a community health center in Suifenhe, Heilongjiang province, on April 24. LI GUANGQING/FOR CHINA DAILY

- Chinese mainland reports 6 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, with 2 being imported cases

April 23

Outside China

- WHO says there is still a long way to go in the battle against COVID-19 disease (Read more)

- Trump signs executive order temporarily suspending immigration to US (Read more)

- Italy's coronavirus deaths exceed 25,000, new active infections keep falling

- French people concerned about govt plan to ease restrictions: Polls (Read more)

- London mayor calls for rent protection during coronavirus pandemic (Read more)

- Mexico unveils new budget to tackle COVID-19 economic crisis (Read more)


First-grade students learn the right way to wear a face mask at the Jiuquan Road Primary School in Lanzhou, Gansu province, on April 23. They are among the last group of primary and high school students returning to school in the city. PEI QIANG/FOR CHINA DAILY

- Chinese mainland reports 10 new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, with 6 being imported cases (Read more)

April 22

Outside China

- The number of COVID-19 cases in the US topped 800,000 Tuesday afternoon, reaching 804,194 by 2:30 pm (1830 GMT): Johns Hopkins University

- Over 700 aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt test positive for coronavirus (Read more)

- Trump says immigration suspension to last 60 days (Read more)

- Singapore to extend "circuit breaker" period over COVID-19 to June 1: PM (Read more)

- More European nations have decided to tentatively relax restrictions with various requirements being introduced to the public (Read more)

- COVID-19 death toll tops 17,000 in UK after another 823 patients die

- France's coronavirus fatalities up by 531 to nearly 21,000


A peacock walks in front of visitors at the Wuhan Zoo in Hubei province on April 22, 2020. The zoo closed on Jan 22 as the city was hit by the novel coronavirus. It reopened on Wednesday, and every day the number of visitors is limited to 15,000. [Photo by Wang Jing/]

- Chinese mainland reports 30 new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, with 23 being imported cases (Read more)

April 21

Outside China

- Global COVID-19 death cases topped 170,000 on Monday evening: Johns Hopkins University

- Novel coronavirus is not 'manipulated or constructed' in labs: WHO spokeswoman (Read more)

- Trump says to sign executive order temporarily suspending immigration to US (Read more)

- France's COVID-19 deaths top 20,000, virus spread slowing

- Over 100 countries join efforts to evaluate therapeutics for COVID-19 (Read more)

- Italy's coronavirus lockdown might be eased starting May 4: PM (Read more)

- New York state launches widespread COVID-19 antibody testing (Read more)

- UK coronavirus hospital deaths surpass 16,500 after another 449 patients die


Vehicles run along Wuhan Avenue during the morning rush hour on April 21, 2020. Vehicles in transit in Wuhan have returned to normal. [Photo by Zhou Guoqiang/for]

- Chinese mainland reports 11 new COVID-19 infections on Monday, with 4 being imported cases. (Read more)

April 20

Outside China

-The number of COVID-19 deaths in the United States topped 40,000 by 3:00 pm local time Sunday (1900 GMT), reaching 40,585: Johns Hopkins University

- Russia has reported 4,268 COVID-19 cases over the last 24 hours, raising the total number to 47,121 as of Monday, official data showed

- Guatemala says 50 deported migrants from US test positive for coronavirus (Read more)

- Coronavirus cases in Peru top 15,000, second highest in Latin America after Brazil (more than 38,000)

- Italy's daily death toll continued to fall as a further 433 people had died of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, raising the country's death toll to 23,660, official data showed


- Chinese mainland reports 12 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday, with 8 being imported cases (Read more)

April 19

Outside China

- Spanish health officials said Sunday another 410 people have died in the last 24 hours. That is the lowest daily death toll since March 22. It takes the total to 20,453 virus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic. (Read more)

Russia COVID-19 cases exceed 40,000: Official data

- Councils across England to receive an extra £1.6bn (Read more)

- Canada, US extend border restrictions by 30 days (Read more)


- Wuhan classified as COVID-19 low-risk area (Read more)

Chinese mainland reports 16 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 9 imported cases (Read more)

April 18

Outside China

- Global COVID-19 deaths top 150,000, intl coordinated response intensifying (Read More)

US COVID-19 cases top 700,000: Johns Hopkins University (Read More)

- France finds 1,081 virus cases on aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle (Read more)

- Queen Elizabeth cancels birthday plans as coronavirus hits Britain (Read more)


A security guard in a protective suit gives directions to a passerby during lunch hour in Beijing's Central Business District, on April 17, 2020. [Photo/Agencies]

- Chinese mainland reports 27 new COVID-19 infections on Friday, with 17 being imported cases (Read More)

- Wuhan finds 182 asymptomatic cases after testing over 270,000, equivalent to 6.6 for per 10,000 people (Read more)

- Senior virologist in Wuhan says it's impossible to synthesize novel coronavirus, and ridiculous to claim it had escaped from the lab (Read more)

- Scientists: Virus mutating, but won't affect drug, vaccine work (Read more)

- Over 32,000 companies in Hubei access $3b of loans to kick-start work (Read more)

April 17

Outside China

- COVID-19 cases in US top 650,000: Johns Hopkins University (Read more)

- Trump faces intense blowback over decision to defund WHO amid coronavirus pandemic (Read more)

- UK extends lockdown for at least three weeks to fight COVID-19 (Read more)


A radiologist uses a portable X-ray machine to examine a novel coronavirus patient at an isolation ward of Tongji Hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province. [Photo provided to China Daily]

- Chinese mainland reports 26 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, with 15 being imported cases (Read more)

- Wuhan amends data on confirmed COVID-19 deaths, cases (Read more)

April 16

Outside China

- Trump says US has passed the peak on new cases and will release guidelines on reopening economy on Thursday (Read more)

- US coronavirus death toll exceeds 30,000: Johns Hopkins University

- WHO chief says 'regret' US decision to halt funding to WHO (Read more)

- UN spokesman says up to WHO's governing body to find funds after US withholds (Read more)

- European Union sets out roadmap for lifting restrictions, urges coordination (Read more

- Latin America sees continued rise in COVID-19 cases as Argentina takes stricter measures (Read more)

- Last passengers of coronavirus-stricken cruise ship disembark in Uruguay (Read more)


A photo taken on April 16 shows vehicles in transit in Wuhan have gradually returned to normal. The lockdown in the city was lifted on April 8. [Photo by Ke Hao/for]

Chinese mainland reports 46 new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, with 34 being imported cases (Read more)

- Military medics leave Wuhan after fulfilling anti-virus duties (Read more)

April 15

Outside China

- Global COVID-19 cases top two million - Johns Hopkins University (read more)

- UN chief Guterres says the WHO must be supported, shortly after Trump' announcement of halting his country's funding to the organization (read more)

- COVID-19 cases in US top 600,000 and deaths toll reaches 2,228 in past 24 hours, a sharp increase after two days in decline: Johns Hopkins University (read more)

- Parts of Europe re-open for business as first step towards 'new normal' (read more)

- Death toll of those hospitalized in Britain who tested positive for the novel coronavirus reached 12,107 (read more)


Medical team from Peking Union Medical College Hospital leaves Wuhan, capital of Hubei province, on April 15, 2020. [Photo by Cui Jia/]

- Chinese mainland reports 46 new COVID-19 cases on April 14, including 36 imported cases (Read more)

- Last group of medical workers sent to support Hubei in fighting COVID-19 outbreak leaves Wuhan on Wednesday. All medical aid teams have left Hubei as of Wednesday. (Read more)

- Wuhan's Leishenshan Hospital, built in 10 days to treat COVID-19 patients, closes today (Read more)

April 14

Outside China

- Indian PM Modi extends lockdown to May 3 as coronavirus cases cross 10,000 (read more)

- Russian President Putin said the situation in Russia is worsening, with a total of 18,328 cases of COVID-19 as of Monday (read more)

- US records 1,509 deaths in past 24 hours: Johns Hopkins University (read more)

Europe infections near 900,000, France extends lockdown (read more)


An ambulance transfers some of the last four patients of Leishenshan Hospital, built to handle patients with COVID-19 in Wuhan, Hubei province, to Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University on April 14. GAO XIANG/FOR CHINA DAILY

- Chinese mainland reports zero new deaths from COVID-19 on April 13 (Read more)

- Chinese mainland reports 89 new cases on April 13, with 86 of them being imported (Read more)

- All COVID-19 patients from Leishenshan Hospital have been discharged on Tuesday morning (Read more)

- Two COVID-19 vaccines have been approved by the National Medical Products Administration for clinical trial (Read more)

April 13

Outside China 

- US records 1,514 virus deaths in past 24 hours: Johns Hopkins (Read more)

- France's coronavirus deaths reach 14,393, ICU cases continue to decrease (Read more)

- Washington DC mayor says coronavirus peak in US capital likely in June (Read more)

- India's COVID-19 death toll rises to 308 as total cases reach 9,152 (Read more)

- South Africa sees rapid rise in COVID-19 cases, 2,173 confirmed cases, up 145 from the previously reported cases (Read more)


Volunteer workers pose for a group photo in front of Suifenhe makeshift hospital in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, on April 13, 2020. After construction day and night for 7 days straight, the hospital was completed on Monday and is ready to be in operation. [Photo by Li Guangqing/for]

- Among the 108 new cases on the Chinese mainland on Sunday, 98 were imported: Health authority (Read more)

- School teachers and students in Beijing will be required to wear masks at all times when new semester starts (Read more).

April 12

Outside China

- British PM Johnson discharged from hospital after coronavirus treatment (Read more)

- US overtakes Italy as country with most deaths, with toll surpassing 20,000: Johns Hopkins University (Read more)

- All 50 US states under disaster declaration for first time ever

- The Spanish government allows some non-essential workers to return to their jobs in factories and construction sites this coming week


Under the coordination of the Foreign Ministry of China, 180 Chinese overseas students arrived at Shanghai Pudong International Airport on China Eastern Airlines' flight MU590 from San Francisco on April 12. [Photo by Gao Erqiang/]

- Beijing announces reopening of schools for graduating class (Read more)

- Chinese mainland reports 99 new COVID-19 infections and 63 new asymptomatic cases on Saturday (Read more)

April 11

Outside China

People are seen wearing protective face masks in Greenwich Park as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, April 11, 2020. [Photo/Agencies]

- Death toll from COVID-19 passes 100,000 worldwide: Johns Hopkins University (Read more)

- UK's COVID-19 death toll nears 10,000 as PM Johnson makes "very good progress" (Read more)

- WHO warns against lifting restrictions too soon amid signs of slowing in COVID-19 infections in Europe (Read more)

- Spain's overnight coronavirus death toll at 510, lowest in 19 days (Read more)

- US, with more than 500,000 total cases, marks record 2,108 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours: Johns Hopkins University (Read more)

- New York City public schools to remain closed for rest of school year (Read more)

- Italy's Conte extends lockdown by three weeks (Read more)

- Israeli PM Netanyahu orders to stop all flights to the country (Read more)

- Trump, Putin speak over phone on COVID-19, global energy market (Read more)


People bike on the first bicycle-only road in Beijing, on April 10, 2020. [Photo by Wei Xiaohao/]

- Chinese mainland reports 46 new COVID-19 infections and 34 new asymptomatic cases on Friday

- Hubei's severe, critical COVID-19 cases drop below 100 (Read more)

- Hubei has sufficient grain supply and the existing raw stock can supply the whole province's residents for more than a year (Read more)

April 10

Outside China

- The death toll from COVID-19 exceeded 90,000 worldwide on Thursday afternoon local time, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University

- Spain records lowest number of daily deaths over past two weeks (Read more)

- Russia reported 1,786 more coronavirus cases, its largest daily rise so far (Read more)

- Japan's COVID-19 infections top 6,000, Tokyo confirms new daily record (Read more)

- Yemen has 1st confirmed virus case, more than 10,000 in Israel (Read more)

- British PM moved from intensive care after continued improvement (Read more)

- Clinical trial of antimalarial drug for COVID-19 treatment starts in US (Read more)

- Eurogroup finance ministers agree on half-trillion-euro coronavirus package without Eurobonds (Read more)


Staff clean the cookware at a catering company in Harbin, Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, April 10, 2020. Some catering companies delivering students' meal in Harbin have resumed work as senior students in high schools and secondary vocational schools in the city returned to school. [Photo/Xinhua]

- Chinese mainland reports 42 new COVID-19 infections and 47 new asymptomatic cases on Thursday

April 9

Outside China

- Global confirmed COVID-19 cases surpassed 1.5 million: Johns Hopkins University (Read more)

- Russia reported a record one-day rise of 1,459 new cases, pushing its national case total to 10,131 (Read more)

- Spain's latest coronavirus data is encouraging and the country is close to the beginning of a decline in the epidemic, PM Sanchez said (Read more)

- Nearly 2,000 US coronavirus deaths for second day in a row: Johns Hopkins University (Read more)

- South Korea reports 39 more COVID-19 cases, smallest jump since Feb (Read more)

- The pandemic in Iran continues its week-long downward trend as less than 2,000 new cases were reported (Read more)

- Ethiopia declares state of emergency over coronavirus (Read more)


- Chinese mainland reports 63 new COVID-19 infections and 56 new asymptomatic cases on Wednesday

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