Global virus cases near million as US records youngest death

Medical workers with a patient at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City on April 1, 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic. Coronavirus infections around the world neared one million Wednesday. SPENCER PLATT| GETTY IMAGES | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Among the victims was a six-week-old in Connecticut who was brought unresponsive to a hospital.
  • Densely populated New York continued to be the US epicentre.
  • In Greece, the Orthodox Church said all churches are to remain closed over the Easter period.

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