Videos have emerged of desperate people in Italy begging for help because they have run out of money and food.
The number of people to have died after testing positive for coronavirus in Italy has gone up another 889, taking the death toll there to 10,023.
China is building a fortress against coronavirus.
This is what I observed after spending the day in Alexandra, an impoverished and badly overcrowded township in Johannesburg.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has had her leave from an Iranian prison extended by two weeks - and she is being considered for clemency.
US President Donald Trump appears to have changed his mind about the possibility of imposing a quarantine on New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Ireland has been put under similar lockdown measures to the UK following three more coronavirus-related deaths.
Concern is growing on the Falkland Islands that their first cases of coronavirus could be confirmed this week.
Donald Trump has signed an unprecedented $2.2trn (£1.8tn) coronavirus relief bill to help American citizens and businesses affected by the outbreak.
Italy has reported its highest number of coronavirus-related deaths in one day, with 919 deaths announced on Friday.