Demonstrations took place in several other cities, including Guayaquil, the epicenter of Ecuador's health crisis, where union leaders said hundreds marched through the city.
Experts believe that these behaviours could discourage people with symptoms from coming forward. Meanwhile, Hong Kong doctors went on strike amid the novel coronavirus outbreak to insist all borders with mainland China be shut completely.
Hundreds of Iraqis joined the funeral procession of activist Fahem al Tai who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Karbala while returning home from protests. Iraq is expected to see widespread protests on Tuesday.
Tehran "demanded decisive, effective and responsible action... against destructive agents and aggressors" after anti-government protesters burned down an Iranian consulate building in Najaf in southern Iraq.
Meanwhile, Iraqi officials express "deep regret" at the death of protesters during weeks of unrest but defended Baghdad's handling of the situation.
Pro-independence groups staged sit-ins outside Spanish government offices in a number of Catalan cities for a second day of protest against Spain's jailing of Catalan leaders.
Thousands of climate activists take to streets of cities around the world, launching two weeks of peaceful civil disobedience, coordinated by Extinction Rebellion, to demand immediate action to cut carbon emissions and avert an ecological disaster.
France broke a new heat record with temperatures hitting 45.9 degrees Celsius over the weekend. Young Extinction Rebellion climate activists protesting in Paris under harsh weather conditions were sprayed by police forces with tear gas.
Police say more than 750 people have been arrested and some 28 have been charged since climate change protests began earlier this week in London.
Thousands have once again taken to the streets in the capital and the southern city of Basra demanding better public services and jobs.
South Africa's government says universities in the country can increase fees by no more than 8 percent next year, despite student warnings that they would protest against any new hikes.
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