Global coronavirus cases surpassed 400,000, according to data collated by Johns Hopkins University. Almost 17,000 people have now died, while more than 100,000 have recovered
Italy reported a jump of 743 deaths in the past day - 141 more than Monday
While the number of deaths has risen, the number of new infections appears to be slowing down
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has imposed a nationwide lockdown in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
The restrictions came into force at midnight local time (18:30 GMT) and will be enforced for 21 days.
"There will be a total ban on venturing out of your homes," Mr Modi said in a televised address.
He appealed for people not to panic - but crowds quickly mobbed stores in the capital, Delhi, and other cities.
Correspondents say it is not clear how - or even if - people will now be allowed out to buy food and other essentials.
As the number of coronavirus cases continues to surge across America, Trump took time at his briefing and on Twitter to go after the governors of Michigan and Washington as dire reports pour out of American hospitals. Aired on 3/27/20. Officials in China said 254 people died from coronavirus in just one day, doubling the previous record for deaths from the illness in a single day. In Japan, another 44 people aboard a cruise ship docked just south of Tokyo have tested positive for the illness. CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta joined "CBSN AM" from Hong Kong to discuss. Spain has recorded nearly 2,000 new cases of Coronavirus - as infections there top 11,000.
Police at the border have turned back vehicles trying to enter the country as part of strict new measures to control the virus.
This comes as thousands of new cases were reported across the European Union - which has closed its external borders.
Marta Herrero, a Spanish journalist in Madrid, talks to Al Jazeera. As the coronavirus continues to spread Trump tells governors needing supplies 'we're not a shipping clerk,' and the Senate eyes another bill to help Americans. This as reports emerge that some GOP senators dumped stocks concerned the threat would tank stock markets. Aired on 03/19/2020.