Good evening. Here are the most important national and international stories of the day concerning the coronavirus pandemic.
- Confirmed cases of coronavirus rose by 75 to 2,804, as the number of deaths jumped by 5 to 36.
- Although China and South Korea have been disinfecting public spaces, a virologist argued that the measure is not necessary in the Grand Duchy.
- Luxembourg's scientific research community is mobilising to fight COVID-19.
- A pastor in Diekirch has been flouting rules prohibiting public masses.
- Luxembourgish university students are feeling growing financial pressure.
- Despite the government's restrictions on travel, police in Bissen and Frisange have been forced to deal with drink-drivers.
In Sunday's international developments:
- Global coronavirus cases stand at 1,226,644 with 66,560 deaths and 252,658 recoveries. You can find more detailed statistics here.
- The coronavirus crisis is having an important impact on conflicts across the Middle East.
- Pope Francis was forced to hold his traditional Palm Sunday mass by livestream.
- Queen Elizabeth II will address the UK in a live address this evening, but the Chief Medical Officer of Scotland is refusing to resign after pictures of her visiting her holiday home surfaced online.
- 20,000 worshippers are in quarantine in Pakistan after attending a mass gathering.
- Ecuador's Vice-President apologised after corpses were left in the streets of Guayaquil.
That's all for today's evening roundup. You can find the rest of today's stories in our live ticker.
In tonight's livestream session, Kevin Heinen from Luxembourg band CHEAK! will be performing on the RTL Today Facebook page from 8pm.
And in case you missed it, RTL Today editor Gerry spoke with us about life as a journalist during the coronavirus crisis.
- The RTL Today team.