More now on that big announcement expected from Brussels on financial help for the EU.
Whether the recovery package amounts to €500bn ($545bn; £448bn) or even a potential €1 trillion, the details of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen's plans are eagerly awaited.
At 13:30 Brussels time (12:30 in the UK), she'll say how the Commission plans to fund the recovery package and how it'll be paid out to countries that need it.
Italy (with 32,955 Covid-19 deaths) and Spain (27,940 deaths) want economic help in the form of grants rather than loans. Germany has agreed with France that the money should be raised on capital markets - which is a big shift for Berlin in terms of joint borrowing of debt by EU countries.
Not everyone is happy - the "four frugal" states of Austria, the Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark are unconvinced. But all 27 will need to agree.
The big questions are: