Latest COVID-19 developments in the world

Latest COVID-19 developments in the world

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has approved an extension of the kingdom's curfew until further notice due to the rate at which the coronavirus is currently spreading.

France's death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak rose to 13,832 on Saturday. Total number of confirmed cases in France has risen by 3,114 to 93,790.

But France said the number of patients in intensive care fell for the third day in a row to 6,883 from 7,004 a day before, down nearly 2 percent.

Italy said on Saturday that the county has registered 152,271 COVID-19 cases, including 19,468 deaths. While 32,534 patients have recovered. 

U.S. COVID-19 death toll has topped 20,000 and surpassed Italy as the country with the most fatalities in the world. To date, all U.S. states are now under disaster declaration.

Also U.S. aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt Saturday reported 103 more crew members contracting the new virus, bringing the total number of infections on the carrier to 550.