However, the spokesman did not provide further details or a country-wise break-up of the cases.
14 Apr 2020 12:47 PM
The data also showed confirmed cases rose by 3,477 -- the lowest daily figure since March 20
13 Apr 2020 4:52 PM
Assange is currently held in London's Belmarsh prison as he fights extradition to US.
12 Apr 2020 7:34 PM
The update raised the overall number of fatalities to 15,843 in Spain
10 Apr 2020 4:04 PM
Johnson was the first world leader to be hospitalised with coronavirus, forcing him to hand control of the economy to foreign minister
10 Apr 2020 11:15 AM
The UK also has over 55,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, putting immense pressure on the country's medical system
09 Apr 2020 2:16 PM
The UN's health agency has faced criticism in the past both for overreacting and for moving too slowly in fighting epidemics
09 Apr 2020 1:58 PM
Of the 1,502,478 infections, 87,320 people have died across 192 countries and territories since the epidemic first emerged in China
09 Apr 2020 11:49 AM
This accounts for more than half of the cases identified worldwide so far.
08 Apr 2020 7:27 PM
Francis on Monday urged church entities around the world to contribute to the fund.
06 Apr 2020 9:11 PM
However, the government warned this depended on citizens abiding by social distancing rules.
06 Apr 2020 4:32 PM
Spain's death toll has crossed 10, 000, joining Italy as one of the worst-affected nations.
06 Apr 2020 2:42 PM
News of his hospitalisation came an hour after Queen Elizabeth delivered a speech to British public saying they will overcome coronavirus
06 Apr 2020 11:35 AM
Normally, thousands of Romans, tourists and pilgrims would have flocked to an outdoor mass.
05 Apr 2020 7:38 PM
The health ministry said total deaths were now 12,418, the highest in the world after Italy.
05 Apr 2020 6:50 PM
There have also been reports of staff being turned away from drive-in test centres because they did not have the correct paperwork
02 Apr 2020 5:28 PM
Spain, whose outbreak is the world's second deadliest after Italy, broke another national record of 849 deaths in one day Tuesday
31 Mar 2020 5:25 PM
The small EU country, with a population of 11.4 million, now has 12,775 cases of persons tested positive for COVID-19
31 Mar 2020 4:30 PM
It is the first decline in the number of deaths in a 24-hour period since Thursday
30 Mar 2020 3:49 PM
The figures represent only a fraction of the number of infections as many countries only carry out tests on suspected cases, officials said
30 Mar 2020 2:55 PM