We're pausing our coverage here, but before we go, here's a recap of some of the day's top stories.
- The US passed a grim milestone, with more than a million cases of Covid-19 recorded. There are now 3,098,391 confirmed cases worldwide and 216,160 deaths, Johns Hopkins University says
- In England, all care home residents and staff will be able to access tests from Wednesday, whether or not they have symptoms - meaning millions more people will be eligible for testing
- In France, residents will be required to wear masks on public transport and in secondary schools when the country begins to ease its lockdown on 11 May. Non-essential shops and markets will open their doors again and schools will reopen gradually.
- In the US, the House of Representatives has abandoned plans to return to Washington next week. Several states, including Georgia and Texas, have pressed ahead with plans to reopen amid the infection rise.
- There is a shortage of personal protective equipment in Russia, President Vladimir Putin said, warning that his country had still not reached its infection peak. Russia has more than 93,000 cases and 867 recorded deaths.
- As New Zealand emerges from almost five weeks of strict stay home orders, residents are rushing back to enjoy perks of a post-lockdown life: coffee and fast food.
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