More than 115,000 people have died of the coronavirus disease and over 1.8 million have been infected since it first emerged in China's Wuhan. Here are the latest updates for April 13:
Because of Covid-19 lockdowns in place throughout the world, many believers are told to practice social distancing and stay at home if possible, including during Good Friday.
The virus has infected more than 1,5 million people and killed over 88,000 by spreading to 209 countries and territories. Here are the latest updates for April 8:
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 region remains on alert for a second wave of infections, as Hong Kong extends entry restrictions for non-residents indefinitely and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte approves a longer lockdown.
Beijing has encouraged factories to increase the production of medical supplies as pandemic kills over 65,000 globally and parts of the world face protective equipment shortage.
The Lion Air plane was bound from Manila to Haneda, Japan, and burst into flames at the end of the runway at around 1200 GMT, Manila's main airport said.
General Archie Francisco Gamboa, his companions and the flight crew were taken to hospitals after their helicopter crashed in San Pedro city in Laguna province south of Manila.
Mayor Francis Zamora of the Philippine capital's San Juan area said the gunman also shot one person at the V-Mall. The victim was in stable condition at a nearby hospital.
Scientists race to find a treatment, crews scrub everything from money to buses, and quarantines are being enforced from a beachfront resort in the Atlantic to an uninhabited island in the Pacific as the world fights the spread of the coronavirus.
The Philippines’ president bluntly announced the country would unilaterally terminate an agreement with the US. Is a collaboration with China or Russia on the cards?
While the spread of the novel coronavirus outside China appears to be slow, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warns it could accelerate.
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