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A daily round-up on the spread of the coronavirus, with reports from affected areas, details of the latest medical information and the impact on health, business and travel.

Coronavirus Global Update BBC

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A daily round-up on the spread of the coronavirus, with reports from affected areas, details of the latest medical information and the impact on health, business and travel.

    India records biggest daily jump in Covid-19 cases

    India records biggest daily jump in Covid-19 cases

    India to loosen lockdown despite record cases. Also, President Trump faces criticism for his decision to end ties with the World Health Organisation and
    one of Italy's best-known tourist attractions - the leaning Tower of Pisa - has reopened to the public.

    • 4 min
    Trump terminates US relationship with WHO

    Trump terminates US relationship with WHO

    President Trump says the US is ending its relationship with the World Health Organisation. Also: Portugal has paused moves to ease the lockdown in Lisbon after a new spike in coronavirus cases, and another football league has announced its return date - Spain's La Liga.

    • 4 min
    Russia: record number of Covid-19 deaths

    Russia: record number of Covid-19 deaths

    The record rise comes despite the number of new cases starting to slow. Also: the WHO warns new outbreaks could quickly develop, and life continues to get back to normal in Europe.

    • 4 min
    Brazil registers a record number of cases

    Brazil registers a record number of cases

    Brazil has recorded its highest number of new coronavirus cases in a single day. Also: South Korea is shutting more than eight-hundred schools, and the Boston Marathon has been cancelled for the first time.

    • 4 min
    English Premier League football poised to return

    English Premier League football poised to return

    The Premier League re-start date is set for June the 17th, subject to government approval. Also: US pandemic jobless claims top 40 million, and BBC Proms goes virtual.

    • 4 min
    US coronavirus deaths pass 100,000

    US coronavirus deaths pass 100,000

    However the number of new infections is slowing and the economy is beginning to reopen. Also: Britain's testing and tracing system launches, and Rugby League in Australia is restarting.

    • 4 min

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