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UK daily coronavirus death toll surpasses 900 for first time

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Figures set to match deadliest days in Italy and Spain Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage More than 900 people are reported to have died from coronavirus in UK hospitals in a day, fast approaching the deadliest days in Italy and Spain, the European countries worst hit by the virus. The government announced an increase of 938 deaths, taking the UK's total to 7,097.
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Alarm sounded over rise in non-coronavirus deaths in Scotland

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Sturgeon says figure cannot be due solely to Covid-19, as doctors plead with public not to ignore signs of other diseases Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage New figures reveal a significant rise in deaths unrelated to Covid-19 in Scotland, prompting warnings of the “huge risks” if people do not seek medical treatment because they believe that the health service is already overstretched. Data from the National Records of Scotland shows that in the last full week, from 30 March to 5 April, the number of registered deaths from all causes across Scotland was 60%...
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Coronavirus in Ireland - 25 more people die from Covid-19 and 365 new cases reported as death toll rises to 235

1 month ago   |   By The Irish Sun


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Coronavirus in Ireland LIVE: Anyone who has travelled to holiday home must stay there as all-island death toll hits 313

Coronavirus in Ireland LIVE: Anyone who has travelled to holiday home must stay there as all-island death toll hits 313

1 month ago   |   By The Irish Sun

THE all-island coronavirus death toll has hit 313 - as sweeping new powers of detention come into force to stop the spread of Covid-19.
25 further coronavirus deaths were confirmed in the Republic , and another 365 cases have been detected.
The Republic case total is now 6,074 and 235 deaths have occurred.
Five more deaths bring the total death toll in Northern Ireland to 78 and the case tally has hit 1,339.
And anyone who has travelled to their holiday home will now have to stay there, the Garda Commissioner warned.
Drew Harris said there would be a zero tolerance policy on people...
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Italy sees its lowest rate of new coronavirus deaths so far as fatalities rise 3.2% to 17,669

Italy sees its lowest rate of new coronavirus deaths so far as fatalities rise 3.2% to 17,669

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy rose by 542 on Wednesday, a lower tally than the 604 the day before, but the number of new cases pushed higher to 3,836 compared with a previous 3,039.
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Coronavirus: UK death toll in hospitals alone rises by 938 in one day

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

The number of people to have died in hospital after contracting the Covid-19 coronavirus has increased by 938 over the space of 24 hours, the government has confirmed.
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Fauci compares coronavirus death toll among black Americans to AIDS pandemic

Fauci compares coronavirus death toll among black Americans to AIDS pandemic

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Dr Anthony Fauci drew the comparison on Tuesday after it emerged that data was showing an increasing number of African Americans have been dying of COVID-19 in a number of states.
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US coronavirus cases soar past 400,000 as death toll tops 12,850

US coronavirus cases soar past 400,000 as death toll tops 12,850

1 month ago   |   By Metro

The United States has reported more than 400,000 coroanvirus cases and at least 12,857 deaths as of Wednesday morning.
More than 400,000 Americans have tested positive for the coronavirus as the country's death toll nears 13,000.
The US suffered its deadliest day in terms of the outbreak on Tuesday as the virus killed at least 1,997 over a 24-hour period.
Nearly half of the US Covid-19 deaths on Tuesday were recorded in the country's epicenter, New York, which suffered 805 deaths in one day. The state, which has a population of almost 20 million, now has more confirmed coronavirus cases...
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Coronavirus US live: US sees largest single-day Covid-19 death toll reported by any country

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

US sees highest one-day death toll from coronavirus US scammers seek to capitalize on fears Black Americans dying in greater numbers from Covid-19 Live global updates
See all our coronavirus coverage Support the Guardian's independent journalism. Make a contribution 2.56pm BST The New York Times front page today includes a startling graphic on the city's coronavirus death toll. The newspaper used bars on a map to demonstrate the number of people who have died of the virus in each major city. The bar for New York goes past the newspaper's masthead. New York's deaths are so high they broke...
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