For the first time since they began reporting data in January, Chinese authorities registered zero new infections of coronavirus.
Brazil confirmed a total of 330,890 coronavirus cases, overtaking Russia to become the world’s second hotspot for COVID-19.
Some 80 million infants could be at risk of vaccine-preventable diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio due to disruption of routine immunisation caused by the pandemic, UN agencies warn.
More than 5.2 million people around the world are now confirmed to have the coronavirus, according to data compiled by the Johns Hopkins University. More than 338,000 people have died globally while some two million people have recovered.