Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Tuesday May 19 | ABC News

The total number of coronavirus cases around the world now is getting close to 5 million, with 320,000 deaths.

China has agreed to an investigation, while many countries continue to deal with terrible death tolls.

In this update:
1:50 – China says it will support a review led by the World Health Organization into the global response to the coronavirus pandemic.
3:30 – The US has accused the World Health Organization of allowing the COVID-19 outbreak to spin out of control.
4:54 – New South Wales teachers are angry the State Government has decided on a return to normal classes from next week.
7:10 – Italy has recorded its lowest daily coronavirus death toll since March 9 – with 99 deaths in 24 hours.
7:37 – US pharmaceutical company Moderna Inc. has seen its share price soar after a promising early trial for a COVID-19 vaccine.

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