Beijing orders lockdown amid fresh outbreak
Parts of Beijing have been put under lockdown after a fresh cluster of coronavirus infections emerged at a local market. Authorities fear the global implications of a second outbreak in China.
IMF: Emergency funds for Africa
So far, Africa has had more than 160,000 confirmed infections and nearly 5,000 deaths from COVID-19. Many experts believe the continent is only in the early stages of the pandemic. Economies are already affected.
Gunmen kill 60 in Sokoto attacks, Covid-19: US passes 100,000 coronavirus deaths and more
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Zamfara Emir dies in isolation centre, Bankers Committee meets, agrees to halt sack in banks and more
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German retirement homes isolate the elderly from COVID-19 threat
The coronavirus is increasingly prevalent in German nursing homes. In order to prevent infections, many want to separate the seniors from the outside world — but this comes at a cost to the elderly and their families.
Coronavirus latest: More than 100,000 cases in Germany
Germany now has more than 100,000 coronavirus infections, according to Johns Hopkins University's figures. UK PM Boris Johnson has been hospitalized, 10 days after testing positive for COVID-19. Follow DW for more.
Coronavirus latest: EU raises risk level to 'high' from 'moderate'
The coronavirus is spreading at a slower pace in China, but infections are soaring globally. The Caribbean region registered its first COVID-19 infections in the Dominican Republic and the islands of Guadeloupe.
Coronavirus: Germany's contingency plans for tackling a possible pandemic
Germany has already faced its first coronavirus infections. Officials have remained calm, and border closures or lockdowns are not yet on the horizon. But the country has no specific pandemic plan for COVID-19.