Soldiers find elderly abandoned in nursing home in Spain

In Spain, soldiers helping to disinfect retirement homes have found elderly patients abandoned and, in some cases, dead in their beds.

An investigation has been launched while an ice rink in Madrid is to be used as a temporary mortuary for victims of the virus.

Meanwhile, Wuhan, in China the city at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, is beginning to return to normal after two-months in lockdown.

The Chinese Ambassador to Ireland, He Xiangdong says the strict measures imposed across China have paid off.