US Senator Bernie Sanders has suspended his presidential campaign, clearing the way for rival Joe Biden to become the Democratic nominee to challenge Republican incumbent Donald Trump in November.
Across the US, the death toll neared 13,000, with close to 400,000 confirmed infections. Some of the deadliest hot spots were Detroit, New Orleans and the New York metropolitan area.
The virus has killed more than 80,000 people and has spread to 209 countries and territories. Here are the latest updates for April 7:
"The WHO really blew it," Trump said in a Twitter post, accusing the international organisation of giving unsound advice during the coronavirus outbreak.
Several undertakers said they were struggling to deal with New York state's coronavirus death toll of more than 500 a day.
According to diplomats, the UN Security Council will hold its first meeting over the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, after weeks of divisions among its five permanent members, diplomats said Monday.
The virus has killed more than 70,000 people, mostly in Europe, and has spread to 208 countries and territories. Here are the latest updates for April 6:
Authorities in the Pacific port city say they've received a donation of 1,000 pressed cardboard caskets from local producers, and delivered them for use in two local cemeteries.
The virus has infected virtually every corner of the planet, confining nearly half of humanity to their homes and turning life upside down for billions on a death march that has claimed nearly 70,000 victims.
The US death toll was creeping toward the grim milestone of 10,000 as the pandemic's epicentre in New York racked up hundreds of lives lost a day and hospitals girded for an influx of new infected patients.
The total number of global fatalities from the pandemic soared past 65,000 while infections have been reported in more than 200 countries and territories. Here are the latest updates for April 5:
Vice President Otto Sonnenholzner seeks forgiveness from people as police collect at least 150 bodies from streets and homes in the most populous city Guayaquil.
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