And with that we are going to pause our live coverage for the day. Thank you for joining us - and our teams in Asia will be starting up a new report for Friday soon.
Here's a roundup of the day's biggest stories.
- EU finance ministers agreed a €500bn (£440bn) rescue package for hard-hit European countries. The French Finance Minister, Bruno Le Maire, hailed the agreement as the most important economic plan in EU history
- Confirmed coronavirus cases around the world almost at 1.6 million, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University
- UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved out of intensive care, although he remains in hospital. The prime minister was said to be "in extremely good spirits"
- UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said it was "too early" to lift physical distancing restrictions
- New data showed that one million Canadians lost their jobs in March, while the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said the world faced the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s
- The economic fallout from coronavirus could increase global poverty by up to half a billion, Oxfam warned