Coronavirus news: global death toll passes 15,000 as total of confirmed cases nears 350,000 – live updates

France likely to extend lockdown; Norway to set up UN fund for poorer countries; Japan Olympics chief says postponement being considered

The number of people across the world who have died after contracting coronavirus now stands at 15,308, according to Johns Hopkins University, which has been collating global data. The worldwide number of confirmed cases currently stands at 349,211.

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A German website can tell you how long your toilet roll supply will last.

It comes as loo roll becomes one of the commodities shoppers across the world have hoarded amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The website Blitzrechner.de can help reassure shoppers that they have enough. Just tell it how many rolls you have and how often you go to the toilet. You can adjust the settings for the number of wipes per trip, the number of paper squares per wipe, the number of family members in your household and how long you plan to stay home.

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