Coronavirus death toll passes 1,000 in U.S

The United States has registered more than 1,000 COVID-19 deaths as the country confirmed more than 69,000 cases.

The U.S Senate passed a sweeping $2 trillion measure to aid workers, businesses, and the healthcare system.

Meanwhile, United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has launched an appeal for $2bn in international humanitarian aid to help poorer countries tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

More than 472,000 people around the world have been diagnosed with COVID-19, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University. More than 114,000 have recovered, while more than 21,000 people have died.