The worldwide number of officially confirmed fatalities from the novel coronavirus rose to 31,412 on Sunday, according to a tally compiled by AFP at 1000 GMT from official sources.
Italy reported 969 new deaths, Spain 769 and France 299 as Europe reeled from a crisis that led the United States on Friday to finalise an unprecedented $2 trillion stimulus package.
With coronavirus derailing holiday plans, leading museums, galleries and national parks around the world are providing people visual treats and a chance to be virtually transported.
Maricarmen from Triana was given a standing ovation and applause from her neighbours when health authorities dropped her at her apartment.
With a total of 75,011 deaths from 909,673 infections, Europe is the hardest-hit continent in the COVID-19 pandemic, which has killed at least 109,133 people worldwide. Europe's most affected country is Italy with 19,468 deaths, followed by Spain with 16,972, France with 13,832 and Britain with 9,875.
The series also includes language lessons from the hospitality crew who provide simple lessons for those wishing to learn French, Spanish or Arabic.
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Our neighbours took to their balconies on Saturday night to applaud the doctors and nurses who are risking their lives to fight the coronavirus epidemic.
Airbus is stopping production and assembly activities at its plants in France and Spain for the next four days as governments there implement new measures to restrict movements and fight the coronavirus outbreak, the planemaker said on Tuesday.