The number of global daily deaths from Covid-19 has fallen to its lowest level in two weeks.
A total of 4,942 deaths were reported worldwide yesterday, the lowest daily figure since 4,768 deaths were recorded on 5 April. On the same day last week, 5,391 deaths were recorded.
Total cases rose by 70,880 to 2.47 million.
Italy saw a slight increase in its daily death tally, but numbers there, and across Europe, are still trending downwards from their peak.