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:
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 amount of burials in March 2020 is at least 40 percent higher than any other month in the past two years, while only 90 deaths have been reported as a result of coronavirus-related complications.
The social media platform removed thousands of government-linked accounts that it claims were violating its policies by undermining the public conversation.
Social distancing imposed by most countries means burials are only attended by one or two family members. As patients with Covid-19 are treated in total isolation at hospitals, many of them die without a chance to say goodbye to family and friends.
The World Bank's report projects that growth in China and other East Asian-Pacific countries will slow to 2.1 precent this year from 5.8 percent in 2019 under a “baseline” forecast in which economic recovery takes hold this summer.
The US Geological Survey says the magnitude 5.8 quake just before midnight Saturday was centered 64 kilometers northwest of Central Sulawesi province's Pendolo town, at a depth of 10 kilometers.
Italy, one of the coronavirus hotspots outside of Asia, has more than 2,500 infections and at least 79 deaths. With the Italian tourists, India's official case total stands at 28.
The volcano, located near the cities of Yogyakarta and Solo, is one of Indonesia's most active volcanoes and a series of eruptions in 2010 killed more than 350 people.
Indonesia has long struggled with militancy and the country hosts dozens of extremist groups loyal to Daesh and its violent ideology.
Addressing Australia's parliament on a landmark state visit, Indonesia's President Joko Widodo cast the two nations as would-be "Avengers" – "forces of good" uniting to defeat a "common enemy" and shared challenges.
Whole neighbourhoods in Jakarta were submerged last week by floodwaters that forced tens of thousands into temporary shelters.
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