France extends state of emergency
The coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 4.1 million people globally. If you're just joining us, here are the latest developments:
- France extends state of emergency: The country will remain under emergency measures, which have now been extendedextension comes a day after lockdown measures were eased in parts of France.
- Nightclub cluster in South Korea: 102 cases in total have been linked to an outbreak in Seoul's Itaewon district, known for its nightlife. With fears of a second wave of infections, authorities have tracked down more than 10,000 people who were in the area, and are asking them to be tested.
- Indian state plans to temporarily parole more than 17,000 prisoners: The western Indian state of Maharashtra has introduced the measure as it tries to contain a rising number of coronavirus cases.
- Wuhan testing scramble: Officials in the Chinese city at ground zero for the coronavirus said they will test all 11 million residents in the next 10 days to prevent a second wave of infections. Six new local transmissions were reported in recent days after a month of no new cases.
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