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One million coronavirus deaths: how did we get here?

26 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Milestone is known toll of months of Covid pandemic that has changed everything, from power balances to everyday life Though an inevitable milestone for months, its arrival is still breathtaking. Deaths from Covid-19 exceeded 1 million people on Tuesday, according to a Johns Hopkins University database, the known toll of nine relentless months of a pandemic that has changed everything, from global balances of power to the mundane aspects of daily life.
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Coronavirus Death Toll Passes One Million Worldwide

Coronavirus Death Toll Passes One Million Worldwide

26 days ago   |   By Huffington Post

More than one million people around the world have now died as a result of Covid-19, according to data from the Johns Hopkins University As of around 1.30am UK time on Tuesday, the global death toll stood at 1,000,000. More than 33 million people have tested positive for Covid-19 since the virus first emerged in China late last year. The true death toll and number of cases is likely to be considerably higher than recorded, with many people infected with the virus having gone untested - especially at the start of the pandemic. The US has reported a total of 204,756 deaths from Covid-19...
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Coronavirus: Global death toll passes one million

26 days ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus has passed one million, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, and forced many to change the way they live, learn and work.
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Tory MP calls for Test and Trace chief to quit over system's failures

Tory MP calls for Test and Trace chief to quit over system's failures

Baroness Dido Harding is under growing pressure Calls are growing for the head of Test and Trace to be axed, with the latest figures showing the system is performing... Read more ...

Britain's oldest person who helped WW2 effort dies at home aged 112

Britain's oldest person who helped WW2 effort dies at home aged 112

Former World War Two ambulance driver Joan Hocquard, who was born during the reign of Edward VII in 1908, passed away yesterday at her home in Poole, Dorset Read more ...

Man Utd missed out on Dayot Upamecano transfer 'due to row over £200,000'

Man Utd missed out on Dayot Upamecano transfer 'due to row over £200,000'

RB Leipzig star Upamecano - one of Europe's most sought-after defenders - is believed to have a £55million price, but a dispute over just £200,000 prevented a move to Old Trafford Read more ...

Iggy Azalea melts hearts with first photos of son Onyx and confirms split...

Iggy Azalea melts hearts with first photos of son Onyx and confirms split from Playboi Carti

Iggy Azalea has finally introduced her baby boy Onyx to the world Iggy Azalea has shared the first photos of her son Onyx while also announcing that she's ‘raising him alone'... Read more ...

Adele dashes hopes of new music before Xmas as she admits album isn't finished

Adele dashes hopes of new music before Xmas as she admits album isn't finished

Pop superstar Adele appeared as the host of US sketch show Saturday Night Live this weekend and gave fans an update on when to expect her new music Read more ...

Ireland 50-17 Italy: Andy Farrell's men move ahead in Six Nations race

Ireland 50-17 Italy: Andy Farrell's men move ahead in Six Nations race

Ireland were in control throughout against Italy as the 2020 Six Nations tournament returned after a long hiatus. A bonus point against France next week will give them the title. Read more ...

Ireland v Italy LIVE: Updates as Six Nations returns to Aviva Stadium with...

Ireland v Italy LIVE: Updates as Six Nations returns to Aviva Stadium with Jacob Stockdale and Rob Herring in the line-up

The Six Nations returns today as Ireland host Italy in an attempt to keep their hopes of Championship success alive. Read more ...

Piers Morgan boasts about phone call with Donald Trump - who predicts he'll...

Piers Morgan boasts about phone call with Donald Trump - who predicts he'll win US election

Piers Morgan revealed he spoke to President Donald Trump on the phone ahead of the election Piers Morgan revealed he has spent his afternoon on the phone with President Donald... Read more ...

Girl, 6, scarred ear-to-ear after playing with hand sanitiser that caught fire

Girl, 6, scarred ear-to-ear after playing with hand sanitiser that caught fire

Izabella Reaume, 6, was outside when another child set alight a puddle of hand sanitiser Warning: graphic images below A six-year-old girl has been left with severe scars... Read more ...

Vettel: Leclerc ‘in a different class' to me

Vettel: Leclerc ‘in a different class' to me

Sebastian Vettel has said that team-mate Charles Leclerc is in a “different class” after more contrasting fortunes in Portuguese Grand Prix qualifying. Vettel's final year with... Read more ...