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- Global cases: More than 786,228
- Global deaths: At least 37,820
- Top 5 countries: United States (164,603), Italy (101,739), Spain (87,956), China (82,240), and Germany (66,885)
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 12:47 a.m. Beijing time.
All times below are in Beijing time.
3:06 pm: Switzerland to tap markets more for funds to fight outbreak
Switzerland will be raising funds from financial markets more frequently to help cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, said the country’s Federal Finance Administration.
In a statement, the FFA said it will double its holdings of short-term money market instruments from around 6 billion Swiss francs ($6.2 billion) to 12 billion francs. It also said it will step up sales of bonds.
Switzerland has reported 15,475 cases as of Monday, with 295 deaths, according to the Federal Office of Public Health. — Yen Nee Lee