Globally, the death toll has stormed past 30,000 and officials in some countries say the worst still lies ahead. Trump's reversal came on the same day the US death toll topped 2,100, more than doubling in just three days. Spain, with the world's second-highest toll, added 832 deaths on Saturday for a total of 5,812. Russia said it would close its borders on Monday, despite reporting relatively low levels of the virus. In France, which has seen close to 2,000 deaths, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe warned the "battle" was just beginning.
Source: Bangkok Post March 29, 2020 04:41 UTC