The death toll in Italy from the coronavirus pandemic rose by 743 in one day to 6,820, reversing a declining trend in fatalities observed over the last two days.
In India, 1.3 billion people will go under “total lockdown” from midnight (1830 GMT) on Tuesday for 21 days to combat the spread of the contagion.
Spain’s deaths surged by 514 in one day, bringing its total to 2,696. It also reported 6,600 new coronavirus cases, raising nationwide infections to 39,673.
More than 17,100 people have died from COVID-19 worldwide, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University. Nearly 103,000 of the 392,000 people diagnosed with the disease have recovered.