The U.S. has surpassed Italy as the country with the highest number of coronavirus deaths with nearly 22,000 recorded by early Monday, according to NBC News figures.
Worldwide, the death toll is more than 113,000, and the number of confirmed cases has surpassed 1.8 million, according to Johns Hopkins University.
In the U.K., Prime Minister Boris Johnson was released from St. Thomas’ Hospital in London and returned home Sunday, a promising sign for the Conservative leader’s recovery.
To mark Easter, Pope Francis gave his annual address on Sunday to an empty basilica, calling for solidarity and prayer during these difficult times as holiday traditions have been upended in the pandemic.
Source: NBC News