Both China and South Korea report new spikes in coronavirus cases, with Seoul recording 34 new cases – its biggest single-day jump in about a month. Barack Obama launches a scathing attack on US President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, calling it an “absolute chaotic disaster”. France registers its lowest toll in a month, with 80 deaths reported on Saturday, as authorities prepared to relax curbs on public movement. Globally, more than 279,000 have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, while the number of confirmed infections has surpassed four million. More than 1.3 million people have recovered. Here are all the latest updates: Sunday, May 10 07:50 GMT – Russian coronavirus cases above 200,000 The Russian authorities said they had recorded 11,012 new cases of the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, bringing the nationwide tally to 209,688. Russia’s coronavirus task force said 88 people had died in the past day, pushing the national death toll to 1,915. Russian coronavirus cases overtook French and German infections this week to become the fifth highest in the world. Obama slams Trump response to coronavirus as ‘chaotic disaster’ (02:17) 07:42 GMT – Australia’s biggest state to ease lockdown from May 15 Australia’s most populous state, home to Sydney, will allow restaurants, playgrounds and outdoor pools to reopen on Friday as extensive testing has shown the spread of the coronavirus has slowed sharply, New South Wales state’s premier Gladys Berejiklian said. The state has been worst hit by the coronavirus in Australia, with about 45 percent of the country’s confirmed cases and deaths.  However, it recorded just two new cases on Saturday out of nearly 10,000 people tested, clearing the way for a cautious loosening of lockdown measures. 07:11 GMT – Hard-hit Djibouti to ease virus lockdown measures Djibouti, the tiny Horn of Africa nation with the highest prevalence of coronavirus cases on the continent, plans to begin lifting lockdown measures largely for economic reasons, its foreign minister announced. “By tomorrow (Monday) the process of incrementally unlocking the country will start in Djibouti,” Mahmoud Ali Youssouf said in
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