7 April 2020
Skopje – 7 April 2020 is the day to celebrate the work of nurses and midwives and remind world leaders of the critical role they play in keeping the world healthy, says the World Health Organization (WHO) on World Health Day.
Copenhagen – Denmark is set to loosen some of its coronavirus restrictions, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen announced on Monday.
Brussels – European Union finance ministers are under pressure to deliver proposals for further fiscal measures to counter the economic crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, as they head into talks on Tuesday.
Beijing – China has reported no coronavirus deaths over the past day, in a sign the worst of the outbreak is over for the country.
New York – The UN Security Council will hold a session on the novel coronavirus on Thursday, marking their first meeting on how the pandemic could affect international security. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will brief the 15 members in a closed-door virtual meeting, the council’s current president, the Dominican Republic, announced on Monday evening.
Barcelona – Serbian football coach Radomir Antic has died aged 71, his former club Atletico Madrid announced on Monday.