Steven Dick became Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy Hungary in December 2019.
A quarter of the world’s population is now living under some form of lockdown
Prince Charles – heir to the British throne – tests positive for virus with “mild symptoms”, palace says
India’s 1.3 billion people went into lockdown at midnight, with a “total ban” on leaving homes
Russia’s Putin postpones vote on constitutional change allowing him to stay in power, due to virus
About 250,000 people volunteer in the UK to help the NHS cope with vulnerable people
The death toll in Spain has overtaken China, rising by 738 to 3,434
US lawmakers agree a near-$2 trillion stimulus package, details yet to be released
Global cases exceed 400,000 with deaths approaching 20,000 and more than 100,000 recovered.
Meanwhile, Italy has reported another 683 deaths in the past 24 hours and a further 5,210 cases. That is a slight fall from Tuesday’s 743 deaths, but it brings to 7,503 the number of people who have died in Italy since the outbreak there began