October 5, Monday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

  1. Doctors treating U.S. President Donald Trump for the coronavirus say he may be able to leave hospital as soon as Monday, but American media are taking the news with skepticism.
  2. The Saudi Arabian government has eased its coronavirus restrictions, allowing a limited number of citizens and residents to visit Islam’s holy site in Mecca.
  3. Paris-based fashion designer Takada Kenzo, founder of the global brand KENZO, has died after contracting the coronavirus. He was 81.