Hong Kong will close all schools from Monday after the territory reported a spike in locally transmitted COVID-19 infections, the city’s education minister said.
Italy has banned entry to people coming from 13 countries that it said presented an excessive rate of COVID-19 infections.
The first coronavirus case has been confirmed in northwest Syria, aid workers have said.
More than 12.2 million people around the world have been diagnosed with the coronavirus disease, known as COVID-19, and more than 553,000 have died, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. More than 6.7 million patients have recovered.