Coronavirus live news: US infections outnumber China as global cases pass 500,000

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China closes borders; UK records biggest daily rise in deaths; South Africa enters military-patrolled lockdown. Follow the latest updates.

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he would not cancel the Republican National Convention in August in Charlotte, North Carolina, because of the coronavirus.

In an interview on Fox News, Trump said he believed the country will have rebounded from the coronavirus outbreak by then.

Trump opens by saying he pushed back a diplomatic call with President Xi of China so he could talk to Hannity on Fox News pic.twitter.com/MzMQfJx8sh

US unemployment claims are represented in the New York Times graph below, which you can also find here.

That’s quite a graphic https://t.co/Q9BhNFDGRO

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