COVID-19 news round-up: Singapore imposes strict measures to curb COVID-19 spread, world infection numbers cross 1 million

Singapore has announced strict "circuit breaker" measures to curb the fast spread of COVID-19 infections in the country – closing schools, offices and non-essential businesses.

Meanwhile, global infection numbers cross 1 million, as death toll surpasses 53,000. Punam Sharrma brings you the breaking updates today: