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Spain death toll passes 4,000; IMF urges G20 to double emergency funding; WHO sees ‘encouraging signs’ in Europe

8.55pm GMT

Ireland has reported another 10 deaths due to coronavirus, taking the total to 19.

Health officials on Thursday announced 255 more cases in the country, taking the total to 1,819.

8.43pm GMT

Here’s a video showing more of the Clap for Carers applause in the UK. It took place at 8pm on Thursday in support of the heroic NHS workers helping to fight against coronavirus.

My girlfriend works in the ICU at Charing Cross – she didn’t think there would be any clapping – she was wrong #clapforNHS @BBCBreaking pic.twitter.com/mQMSHk6MST

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Source: theguardian