There are now more than 1.17 million confirmed coronavirus cases around the world since the virus emerged in China late last year.
Topping the most number of COVID-19 cases was the United States, which reported more than 300,000 confirmed cases and more than 8,300 deaths.
US President Donald Trump warned Americans on Saturday to brace for a “very horrendous” number of coronavirus deaths in the coming days as the total number of global fatalities from the pandemic soared past 60,000.
Europe continues to bear the brunt of the epidemic, however, accounting for over 45,000 of the worldwide deaths, and Britain reported a new daily high in fatalities.
Billions of people are living under some form on lockdown. Roughly half the planet is confined at home with schools and businesses closed, at huge cost to the global economy.
China came to a standstill on Saturday to mourn those killed in the outbreak that started in the city of Wuhan before sweeping the globe.
Across the nation, cars, trains and ships sounded their horns, and air-raid sirens wailed.
The Philippines has now 3,246 confirmed cases, 152 of which died from the disease while 64 recovered.
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