Coronavirus latest: at a glance | News from the world


The main developments in the global coronavirus epidemic today are:

Death toll in Spain slows

The death toll in Spain slowed to a one-month low, with the country reporting 410 more deaths on Sunday, compared with 565 on Saturday, the smallest daily increase since March 22.

Prime Minister missed crucial emergency meetings

The British government has acknowledged that Boris Johnson had missed five consecutive emergency meetings in the coronavirus crisis and that the United Kingdom had sent protective equipment to China in February. The government faced intense pressure on its initial response to the pandemic on Sunday, as the opposition Labor Party accused Johnson of “missing in action” during the crucial weeks when the virus arrived in the United Kingdom. United.

British jobs threatened

New research suggests that at least 6.5 million jobs in the UK economy are at risk if the foreclosure continues for a long time.

Muslims invited to pray at home

The highest religious body in Saudi Arabia, the Council of Senior Scholars, has urged Muslims around the world to pray at home during Ramadan if their countries need social distancing to combat the coronavirus.

Trump warns China of ‘consequences’

Donald Trump warned that China would face consequences if it were “knowingly responsible” for the coronavirus pandemic. “It could have been stopped in China before it started and it was not, and the whole world is suffering from it,” the US president said in his daily White House briefing as American cases exceeded 730. 000 and that deaths in the country were approaching. 39,000.

India takes steps to facilitate locking

The Indian state of Maharashtra, the country’s largest regional economy, will partially reopen on Monday after a week of closure to slow the spread of the coronavirus, which has left millions of people unemployed.

Relaxed restrictions elsewhere

Israel, South Korea and Albania are also easing the lockout restrictions, and New Zealand is expected to announce a review of the lockdown on Monday after more than a week of new weak infections.

Protests in Brazil continue

Protesters in Brazil demand lax social distancing measures after President Jair Bolsonaro reiterated his dislike of the measures on Saturday, hinting that he would loosen the restrictions soon.


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