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- Global cases: More than 1,426,000
- Global deaths: At least 81,865
- Most cases reported: United States (396,223), Spain (141,942), Italy (135,586), France (110,065) and Germany (107,663).
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 7 a.m. Beijing time.
All times below are in Beijing time.
1:40 pm: Cases in Germany jump
The number of confirmed cases in Germany jumped by 4,003 in the past 24 hours to a total of 103,228, according to data from the Robert Koch Institute for infectious diseases.
The number of fatalities rose by 254 to a total of 1,861. — Weizhen Tan
1:05 pm: Australia’s parliament set to pass huge stimulus plan as S&P ratings agency lowers ‘AAA’ outlook
Ratings giant S&P lowered the outlook on Australia’s “AAA” sovereign rating to “negative” from “stable,” according to a Reuters report.
“The COVID-19 outbreak has dealt Australia a severe economic and fiscal shock,” S&P said, according to the report….