From an improvement in recovery rate of patients in India, to deployment of paramilitary in Maharashtra's Mumbai - here are the top ten news updates on the Covid-19 pandemic. India's Union health minister is set to take over as the chairman of the World Health Organisation Executive Board on May 22. A World Economic Forum report has warned of a prolonged global recession due to the pandemic. A political war of words has broken out between the Uttar Pradesh government and the Indian National Congress party. Watch the full video for the other updates on the spread of the Sars-Cov-2 coronavirus.