Latest COVID-19 developments around the world
The UK reported 3,634 new cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 55,242, including 6,159 deaths.
France registered 10,328 deaths, becoming the fourth country globally to report over 10,000 deaths. The total confirmed cases have exceeded 110,000.
Brazil's total number of confirmed cases rose to 13,717, with 667 deaths, a mortality rate of 4.9 percent.
Argentina recorded a total of 1,715 confirmed cases, with 60 deaths. The government will build a large temporary hospital to treat patients with mild symptoms.
Colombia reported 201 new cases, 1,780 in total, with 50 deaths. The government has extended the national mandatory quarantine policy.
Canada confirmed 1,231 new cases, with 58 deaths. The total confirmed cases hit 17,897, with 381 deaths.
Iraq reported 91 new cases, and the total climbed to 1,122, with 64 deaths. A nationwide curfew has been extended until April 18.
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