Moscow is using facial recognition technology to monitor whether people are complying with quarantine orders. In China, algorithms have been programmed to recognize people wearing masks, and report anyone with a fever.
The World Health Organization has recorded the highest rise in global cases in a single day. Daily deaths are at their highest since April, as the pandemic shows no signs of diminishing. Follow DW for the latest.
Chancellor Angela Merkel said that although Germany is still at the beginning of the pandemic, the country has been able to get a better grip on the outbreak. Follow DW for the latest.
The head of the World Health Organization's Europe office has said the spread of the coronavirus across Europe is slowing, but he added there was "no room for complacency." Follow DW for the latest.
An EU summit made previously "unthinkable" progress on the economic response to the COVID-19 crisis, according to Italy's PM. But the leaders are still at odds over several details. Follow DW for the latest.
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