S Korea sees highest jump in cases in weeks: Coronavirus updates

Spain observes 10 days of national mourning as the global death toll from COVID-19 rises above 350,000.
  • Spain is to begin 10 days of mourning on Wednesday in memory of the more than 27,000 people who have lost their lives to the coronavirus. Flags will fly at half-mast.
  • A new study is warning that Brazil could be facing a death toll of 125,000 people by early August while the WHO has warned the Americas are the new epicentre. 
  • President Donald Trump continues to put pressure on US states to reopen the economy.
  • Nearly 5.6 million cases of coronavirus have been confirmed around the world, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. More than 350,000 people have died, while nearly 2.3 million have recovered.
Here are the latest updates:

Wednesday, May 27

09:01 GMT - Indonesia reports 686 new cases, 55 deaths

Indonesia reported 686 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the Southeast Asian country to 23,851, a health ministry official said.
Indonesia also confirmed 55 new deaths from the virus, bringing the total fatalities to 1,473, the official, Achmad Yurianto, told reporters.

Meanwhile, 6,057 people have recovered. 

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