- The numbers: Covid-19 has infected more than 2.6 million people and killed at least 183,000 worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University. More than 46,000 people have died in the United States.
- Green card freeze: President Donald Trump said he has signed an executive order banning all immigration into the US over coronavirus fears.
- Germany warning: The country is only at the start of its coronavirus crisis and risks squandering gains it has made in slowing the spread if it reopens too quickly, Chancellor Angela Merkel said.
What you need to know
German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a meeting of the German parliament in Berlin, Germany on April 23. Michael Sohn/AP
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