US becomes the epicentre of pandemic, becomes the first country to report more than 2000 deaths in a single day with more than 20,000 deaths, highest in the world surpassing Italy.
UK recorded its deadliest day yet, at 980, bringing the country’s total coronavirus death toll to nearly 9,000.
Italy extended its nationwide lockdown until 3 May. The country has recorded nearly 19,000 coronavirus deaths.
7,703 confirmed cases in India, death toll 242