UN warns that the world faces the most challenging crisis since World War II as the coronavirus plagues through 202 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances. Here are the latest updates for April 1:
US virus deaths pass 4,000
The number of people in the US who have died from the novel coronavirus has surpassed the 4,000 mark, according to data released by Johns Hopkins University.
The university’s running tally counted 4,076 deaths and 189,618 cases as the US struggles to curb the outbreak.
The new mark came hours after President Donald Trump warned that the next two weeks will be “very painful” in the US in terms of deaths from the coronavirus.