The U.S government leading infectious disease expert has warned that up to 200.000 Americans could be killed by the coronavirus. Doctor Anthony Fauci told the CNN TV network that millions of people in the U.S would catch Covid-19. The U.S has more recorded cases of the virus than any other country, 120.000.
The country that has registered the highest number of fatalities in the coronavirus pandemic, Italy, has seen a drop in the daily number of people dying. 756 people died in the last 24 hours. It's the second consecutive daily fall since Friday's worst figure yet.
Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro has again defied his own health minister's appeal for self-isolation during the coronavirus by visiting a market in the Capital Brasilia. He talked to store holders, arguing his case for keeping Brazil open and out of lockdown.
Tight new restrictions have been imposed in the Russian capital of Moscow on the movement of people to fight the coronavirus. More than 1.500 people have been tested positive for the virus in Russia, over 1000 of them in Moscow alone.
Two football matches in the Belarusian Premier League have attracted unprecedented international attention today, as the only top-flight game taking place in Europe. 3rd placed Isloch defeated Smolevichi 1:0. while Neman beat Vitebsk 2:0.
And a video of an Italian intensive care doctor played the piano after a long shift has been shared wildly on social media. Still in his protective suit and mask, doctor Christian Mongiardi in Lombardy were seen playing "Don't Stop Me Now" by the British group Queen.