COVID-19 Confirmed cases exceeded 14,378, total deats toll 480 and total recovered 1,992 in India.
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 have exceeded 2.2 million globally, with the death toll surpassing 153,000, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Here is what we know so far:
The total number of cases on the Chinese mainland has reached 82,719, including 1,566 from abroad. A total of 1,017 asymptomatic patients are under medical observation. The country’s total death toll stands at 4,632, after Wuhan revised its count of COVID-19 cases and fatalities on Friday.
The Chinese economy fell 6.8 percent year on year in the first quarter of the year due to the pandemic.
U.S. President Donald Trump said the country has likely “passed the peak” of the coronavirus pandemic, and he released a three-phase plan to reopen the country. Over 36,000 deaths have been reported and the total confirmed cases have surpassed 700,000, meaning the U.S. has the largest number of both coronavirus fatalities and infections in the world so far.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been discharged from the hospital, though it is unclear when he will return to work as he is still recovering.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared on Thursday a state of emergency for the whole country until May 6 over concerns surrounding COVID-19.