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SA president announces three-week lockdown

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced in a live televised address that there will be a nationwide lockdown from midnight on Thursday in order to control the outbreak of coronavirus.

Daily life slowly inches back in China

Scenes out of the Chinese capital Beijing show that life is slowly starting to look a bit more normal, with people emerging hesitantly after weeks of lockdown and quarantine:

Tunisia confirms first coronavirus death

Tunisia has confirmed the first fatal case of coronavirus, a 72-year-old woman who died on Thursday night in hospital after being transferred from her home in the eastern resort city of Sousse.