Coronavirus live news: Trump says he may quit WHO, claiming lack of independence from China

WHO chief promises independent review of global response; IMF head says full economic recovery unlikely in 2021; Italy records lowest deaths since March

8.04am BST

Authorities in eastern India and Bangladesh were relocating tens of thousands of villagers away from the coastline on Tuesday ahead of a super cyclone that is expected to inflict large-scale damage as both countries struggle to contain the coronavirus.

Coronavirus quarantine shelters in India were being converted to cyclone shelters, leaving authorities to manage social distancing to try and prevent the spread of coronavirus.

We have just about six hours left to evacuate people from their homes and we also have to maintain social distancing norms…the cyclone could wash away thousands of huts and standing crop.

7.57am BST

The number of new coronavirus cases in the Czech Republic showed its biggest daily rise in four weeks and climbed above 100 for the first time this month.

The health ministry said 111 new cases had been recorded on Monday, bringing the total in the central European country to 8,586. It reported no new deaths, leaving the toll at 297.

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