Факты и хроники
1. World Health Organization declares coronavirus a pandemic.
2. Virus has infected more than 115,800 people and killed over 4,200 worldwide, according to CNN's tally.
3. The Bank of England has cut interest rates in an emergency move to bolster the economy during the coronavirus outbreak. The monetary policy committee voted unanimously to slash the bank rate from 0.75% to 0.25% at its first unscheduled meeting since the depths of the 2008 financial crisis as part of a coordinated package of measures alongside Rishi Sunak’s budget.