India remains under lockdown imposed last week. Globally the number of infections has passed the 800,000 mark with 38,000 fatalities.
Also in the programme: the chef giving away his food for free; and how many Covid-19 cases are there in Russia?
Photo: A delivery man with his face covered with a cloth delivers gas canister in Chennai (CREDIT: Arun SANKAR / AFP)
Coronavirus: US toll climbs
A US Navy ship has arrived in New York to relieve pressure on the city's overstretched hospitals by freeing up beds for coronavirus patients. New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has called on the Trump administration to provide more medical supplies.
Also in the programme: the Hungarian parliament has voted to allow the government to rule by decree indefinitely because of the pandemic; and we hear from Ethiopia's health minister, Lia Tadesse, on why greater global cooperation and sharing of resources is needed to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
(Photo: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Credit: EPA)
Trump pushes back return to normal
President Trump has revised his previous goal of a return to normal by Easter, asserting that “Nothing would be worse than declaring victory before the victory has been won."
Also in the programme: A US nurse tells us of her fear of a return to wartime medicine, with medics having to chose which patients to save; and a huge rise in enrolment for an online course in the Science of Wellbeing, amid anxiety over the spread of the coronavirus worldwide.
(Photo: US President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., 29 March 2020. Credit: Reuters/Al Drago)
Senior US scientist says coronavirus could kill 200,000 Americans
Senior US scientist Dr Anthony Fauci predicts coronavirus could claim as many as 200,000 lives in the US. We explore to what extent individual states have control over management of the crisis.
Also in the programme: Italy sees a drop in the number of deaths and new infections in the past day, and we hear how one rugby commentator is honing his skills despite matches being cancelled.
(Picture: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci speaks as U.S. President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin look on during a briefing on the coronavirus pandemic. Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Coronavirus death toll in Europe tops 20,000
A total of 30,982 people have died of Coronavirus globally. There are 669,312 confirmed cases around the world according to figures from Johns Hopkins University. Italy remains the worst hit country although Spain has recorded 838 deaths in the past 24 hours. We will update you on all of the latest figures as well as hearing about life under lockdown for women who face the threat of domestic violence. Also on the programme we meet the sports commentator who, in the absence of any sport, has taken to commenting on his own, very ordinary, life.
(Picture: A hospital in Dresden. Credit: Getty)