Trump resumes attacks on China over coronavirus: Live updates

An intubated patient tries to gesture at a medical worker holding his hand at the intensive care unit of the Sotiria Hospital in Athens, Greece [Giorgos Moutafis/Reuters]

More than three million people around the world have now been confirmed with the virus and the US is the hardest hit.

  • Worldwide, the number of people confirmed to have the coronavirus has risen to more than three million, and at least 211,000 have died, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Some 894,000 people have recovered.
  • US President Donald Trump returned to his daily press briefings after a few days' absence to attack China over its handling of the coronavirus, saying his administration was conducting "serious investigations" into what happened.
  • The United Nations human rights chief has warned that countries flouting the rule of law in the name of fighting the novel coronavirus pandemic risk sparking a "human rights disaster".

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