We're pausing our live coverage, but our colleagues in Asia will soon take over from us here in London.
Today the number of confirmed cases passed five million worldwide - a far cry from January when the count was in hundreds. Almost 330,000 people have now died with Covid-19.
The top stories on Thursday:
- UK government data suggests around one in six people in London and one in 20 elsewhere in England have had coronavirus
- The UK government did a U-turn on its plans to charge migrant health workers a hefty surcharge for using the NHS
- In South Africa, a two-day-old baby has died with coronavirus - one of the world's youngest victims
- In Latin America, the outbreak worsens. Brazil, Peru and Mexico among the four countries globally with the fastest rise in deaths
- A catastrophe is unfolding in Yemen, charity MSF warns, where in one centre, 68 of 173 patients admitted died
- A surge in visitors to beaches in France, the Netherlands and England temperatures rise has alarmed officials and experts
- And in Spain the daily death toll was 48 - much lower than the worst days in the hard-hit country
- Finally, what has your lockdown yielded? In France, two brothers building a garden den discovered two gold bars worth €50,000 (£45,000) each
Our team of journalists around the world write this live coverge. On Thursday they were: Vicky Baker, Marie Jackson, Max Matza, Georgina Rannard, Ben Collins, Patrick Jackson, Lauren Turner, Saj Chowdhury, Kevin Ponniah, Mary O'Connor, Paul Seddon, Paulin Kola, Steven Sutcliffe, Alexandra Fouche, Joshua Cheetham, Anna Jones, Yvette Tan, Andreas Illmer.
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