What you need to know
- The figures: The novel coronavirus has infected more than 1.1 million people and killed more than 60,000 worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University.
- The US: There are more than 312,000 recorded cases and nearly 8,500 people have died, with 1,344 of those reported on Saturday — the country’s largest single-day death toll.
- Spain’s death toll: A further 809 people died in Spain on Saturday, bringing the total there to 11,744 deaths.
- China: Officials in Wuhan, ground zero for the pandemic, say residents should only go outside when necessary, as the city begins to open up after two months of lockdown.