New York City’s mayor is preparing to order its 8.5 million people behind closed doors as it quickly becomes one of the world’s biggest coronavirus hotspots.
China has exonerated a doctor who was officially reprimanded for warning about the coronavirus outbreak and later died of the disease.
Italy has become the country with the most coronavirus-related deaths, surpassing China.
Coronavirus has forced communities around the globe into relative lockdown, severely restricting travel, shutting offices, schools and shops, and putting enormous strain on health services.
Wolves chairman Jeff Shi says the club’s decision to close Molineux is crucial in the fight against coronavirus.
China has continued to ease the lockdown on Hubei – the source of the coronavirus outbreak – as the rest of the world mobilises against the pandemic.
Italy extended coronavirus travel restrictions previously limited to the country’s north to the whole country on Tuesday, with soldiers and police enforcing bans.
A Beijing-based intensive care doctor now working in Wuhan, the city at the epicentre of China’s Covid-19 outbreak, says designated hospitals in the city are seeing an increasing number of empty beds after a large number of virus patients were discharged.
A total of 500 tests for coronavirus have now been carried out in Scotland but there are still no confirmed cases in the country.
Coronavirus has spread from Wuhan in China to countries across the world, with more than 80,000 confirmed cases and nearly 3,000 deaths worldwide.
As the worst-hit areas of Asia continued to struggle with a viral epidemic, with hundreds of more cases reported on Thursday in South Korea and China, worries about infection and containment spread across the globe.
The coronavirus has spread from Wuhan in China to countries across the world, with more than 80,000 confirmed cases and nearly 3,000 deaths worldwide.
The coronavirus took aim at a broadening swath of the globe on Monday, with officials in Europe and the Middle East scrambling to limit the spread of an outbreak that showed signs of stabilising at its Chinese epicentre but posed new threats far beyond.
China reported 1,886 new cases of coronavirus and 98 more deaths on Tuesday, taking the number of deaths on the mainland to 1,868 and the total number of confirmed cases to 72,436.
The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in China has reached 1,380.
A British citizen who chose to remain in coronavirus-hit Wuhan with his family says anyone who tried to break newly-imposed residential quarantines will be arrested.
The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in mainland China has passed 1,000 people, health authorities announced early on Tuesday morning.
China’s coronavirus death toll rose by 97 early on Monday to 908, with the number of confirmed cases on the country’s mainland increasing to 40,171.
A British man in coronavirus-hit Wuhan says he was denied access to the last Government-chartered flight back to the UK after failing a temperature check because he was wearing two jackets.
Another person has tested positive for coronavirus in England, bringing the total number of cases in the UK to four.
A plane carrying British citizens evacuated from the coronavirus-hit city of Wuhan has landed in Oxfordshire, as the death toll in China from the virus rose to 811.
China’s virus death toll rose by 89 on Sunday to 811, passing the number of fatalities in the 2002-2003 Sars epidemic, but fewer new cases were reported.
Five Britons have tested positive for coronavirus in France.
A British honeymooner transferred from the cruise liner Diamond Princess to hospital in Japan with the coronavirus is said to be feeling well and in good spirits.
Britons in mainland China have been urged to leave as coronavirus continues to claim more lives in the country.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said he expects more cases of coronavirus in the UK.
British officials are still trying to trace 239 people who flew from the Chinese city of Wuhan to the UK before travel restrictions associated with the coronavirus came into force.
One of the Britons who returned from coronavirus-hit China on Sunday has said he now feels “fine” after a cough and sore throat led to him being put in isolation.
A British father currently being quarantined at Arrowe Park hospital with his wife and newborn son claims a Foreign Office official withheld his son’s birth certificate from the Chinese authorities to allow him to leave the country.
One of the passengers who landed in the UK from coronavirus-hit China on Sunday has been taken ill and escorted to hospital.