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- Global cases: More than 305,234
- Global deaths: At least 13,000
The data above is from Johns Hopkins University.
All times below are in Beijing time.
10:20 am: India begins 14-hour curfew
India started a 14-hour curfew as part of the efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the curfew would help India prepare to fight the pandemic. As the curfew was set to begin, Modi said it “will add tremendous strength to the fight against COVID-19 menace. The steps we take now will help in the times to come.”
As of Saturday evening, India has confirmed 315 cases and four deaths. — Christine Wang
9:33 am: South Korea reports another 98 cases, 2 deaths
South Korea confirmed 98 more cases and two additional deaths as of Saturday. The country now has 8,897 confirmed cases and 104 deaths, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. — Christine Wang