In the United States, doctors have transplanted a pig’s heart into a man in an experimental operation in the state of Maryland.
In Chicago, public school teachers approve a COVID-19 safety plan to permit the nation's third-largest school system to reopen after a weeklong closure.
In the Chinese city of Yuzhou, officials have ordered strong restrictions on movement after more reports of COVID-19. Three other large cities in Henan province are under lockdown.
And in Belgium, members of the European Union parliament express sadness at the sudden death of former parliament president David Sassoli.