Summary of key developments:
- A daily record 106,000 new COVID-19 cases were reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday
- WHO says if the US cut its funding it would impact the world's most vulnerable
- WHO says hydroxychloroquine has not yet been found to be effective against COVID-19
- US President Donald Trump defends taking hydroxychloroquine
- Trump takes another swipe at China on Twitter, despite earlier praising country's response
- UK says no new cases reported in London in the last 24 hours
France to increase the salaries of staff in hospitals and care homes
British army veteran who raised millions for healthcare workers to be knighted
Follow the latest updates below:
France to allow EU seasonal workers in: Ministry
Brazil allows chloroquine for 'mild' infections: President
US death toll passes 90,000
China's contribution to fighting pandemic is 'paltry': Pompeo
France revises care home death figures
The health directorate said there were 10,308 deaths in care homes, down more than 300 from the number previously reported, according to AFP.
There have been more than 143,000 cases of coronavirus in France and more than 28,000 deaths since the beginning of the epidemic.
The number of hospitalisations continues to drop with fewer than 2000 people in intensive care.
NYC will offer free coronavirus testing in nursing homes
“To me this comes down to, the seniors in our lives, what they have given us, what they mean to us, and what we owe to them, what we owe to them in terms of making sure they are healthy, making sure they are safe, always being there for them,” de Blasio said.
Around 3,000 residents of nursing homes in New York City have died of COVID-19.
German government and Lufthansa close to deal, Merkel says
"The government is intensively holding discussions with the company and the European Commission, a decision is expected shortly but I cannot give details of the discussions under way," Merkel said at a press conference in Berlin, according to AFP.