We're pausing our live updates of the coronavirus pandemic for now but we'll continue to bring you the latest developments across the BBC News website until our colleagues in Asia pick things up.
For now, here are Wednesday's headlines:
- Florida, Georgia and Mississippi have issued lockdown orders, as the virus heads into a two-week period that President Trump forecasts will be "horrific"
- Mr Trump said in his daily briefing that he will not issue a national lockdown because some states "don’t have much of a problem"
- The US now has seen more than 210,000 cases and 4,700 deaths
- Italy's death toll rose to 13,155, up by 727 - about 100 fewer than the day before. The rate of infection rose slightly compared to Tuesday, but the broad trend suggests the spread of the virus may be slowing
- The number of deaths in the UK has risen by 563 to 2,352
- UK Business Secretary Alok Sharma said testing was the "government's top priority" and that the UK could now carry out 10,000 tests a day
- More major events have been cancelled including Wimbledon, the Edinburgh festivals and the COP26 UN climate conference