France fourth country to exceed 10,000 virus deaths

France has officially registered more than 10,000 deaths from coronavirus infections on Tuesday, becoming the fourth country to go beyond that threshold after Italy, Spain and the US, while the rate ...

Police controls passersby's papers near the Eiffel tower in Paris on the 22nd day of a lockdown in France aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel coronavirus

Italy doctors slam failings in virus response as toll tops 17000

Doctors in Lombardy, the Italian region hardest hit by the coronavirus epidemic, have criticised local officials for their handling of the crisis and said the mistakes they made should be a lesson ...

Workers unload boxes of tonnes of supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) that arrives at Bari airport on a plane that has travelled from Guangzhou, China, to help the southern Italian region of Puglia combat a spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Bari, Italy, on 7 April 2020

Spain's coronavirus deaths up to 13,798

The pace of coronavirus deaths in Spain ticked up slightly for the first time in five days on Tuesday, with 743 people succumbing overnight to reach a total of 13,798

Medical staff from Gregorio Maranon hospital react as neighbours applaud from their homes in support for healthcare workers, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Madrid, Spain on 6 April.

Italian regions testing for signs of coronavirus immunity

Authorities in northern Italy have begun testing health workers for antibodies that may help identify individuals with immunity to the coronavirus as they look for ways to ease the lockdown imposed a ...

A jogger wearing a protective face mask runs the street, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Milan, Italy 6 April 2020.

Germany draws up plans to relax lockdown

Germany has drawn up a list of steps, including mandatory mask-wearing in public, limits on gatherings and the rapid tracing of infection chains, to help enable a phased return to normal life after ...

Germany draws up plans to relax lockdown

Queen Elizabeth invokes WWII spirit to defeat coronavirus

Queen Elizabeth told the British people on Sunday that they would overcome the coronavirus outbreak if they stayed resolute in the face of lockdown and self-isolation, invoking the spirit of World ...

Buckingham Palace handout image of Britain's Queen Elizabeth during her address to the nation and the Commonwealth in relation to the coronavirus epidemic (COVID-19), recorded at Windsor Castle, Britain 5 April 2020.

Germany reports drop in daily infections

Germany's confirmed coronavirus infections rose by 3,677 in the past 24 hours to 95,391 on Monday, the fourth straight drop in the daily rate of new cases, according to data from the Robert Koch ...

Despite of the lock-down due to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), people gather in Heerstrasse also known as the Cherry Blossom Avenue, a magnet for tourists from all over the world during blossom-time, in Bonn, Germany 5 April 2020.

Europe shows tentative signs of progress

Europe's hardest-hit countries showed tentative signs of progress in the battle against coronavirus on Monday, even as the disease hospitalised British prime minister Boris Johnson.

A man wearing a protective mask waters plants on a street, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Milan, Italy, 6 April

Russia's virus cases jump by 1,000

Russia's coronavirus case tally has risen to 6,343 in the past 24 hours, a record daily increase of 954, the country's crisis response centre said on Monday.

Vehicles spray disinfectants while sanitising a street to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Moscow, Russia on 5 April 2020.
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