US President Donald Trump has said that Americans are praying for Boris Johnson's recovery.
New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has attempted to allay children's concerns by confirming the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy are "essential workers".
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The mother of Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has died in Spain after contracting coronavirus.
Sir Elton John, Sir Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder will perform in a live TV special, under the direction of Lady Gaga, to support healthcare workers in the fight against coronavirus.
All smokers have been urged to quit their habit and cigarette companies have been told to stop producing and selling tobacco during the coronavirus pandemic.