Coronavirus Global Roundup April 20: Countries gradually lift lockdown, grim future for the Olympics, China fields further accusations
Over 2.4 million cases and 166,000 COVID-19 related deaths have now been reported across the globe.
A Cambridge study, which is yet to be peer-reviewed, has used genetic data to suggest that COVID-19 may have originated in September.
Coronavirus Global Roundup, April 13: Italy and Spain record a drop in death rate while UK's death toll crosses 10,000
Coronavirus Global Roundup April 13: Italy and Spain record a drop in death rate while UK's death toll crosses 10,000 and China sees a rise in cases There are now over 1.86 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the globe.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Indians make most of lockdown as libido conquers social distancing at homes; sales of adult toys zoom over 100%
There is a phenomenal rise in the demand for products like adult sex toys, condoms in the sexual wellness industry
Global economy continues to slide as coronavirus outbreak worsens; uncertainty will remain for at least several months: Moody's
The rapid spread of the coronavirus in the last two weeks, widespread business closures and unprecedented restrictions on social interactions will result in a permanent hit to global economic activity this year, according to Moody's Investors Service
British health minister Nadine Dorries self-isolates after testing positive for coronavirus; says she took 'all advised precautions'
British junior health minister Nadine Dorries has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating, she said on Tuesday.
Threat of coronavirus pandemic 'very real', says WHO; body claims outbreak can be controlled through containment, mitigation measures
The coronavirus is closer to causing a pandemic, but outbreaks in countries can still be controlled through a combination of containment and mitigation measures, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.
President Xi Jinping visited China's virus epicentre on Tuesday for the first time since cases of a then-unidentified respiratory illness emerged in the city of Wuhan in December.
With 27 new deaths, coronavirus toll in China touches 3,097; lowest number of deaths reported for first time since Jan
China and other countries are demonstrating that the spread of the virus can be slowed and impact reduced through the use of universally applicable actions, WHO said in a statement.