Italy’s daily coronavirus death toll, new cases accelerate

Italy’s daily coronavirus death toll, new cases accelerate

ROME: Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy rose by 610 on Thursday (Apr 9), up from 542 the day before, and the number of new cases also came in higher at 4,204 from a previous 3,836. The daily tally of cases was the highest since Apr 5, and comes as a...
World seeks economic remedy as COVID-19 death toll mounts

World seeks economic remedy as COVID-19 death toll mounts

BRUSSELS: World powers scrambled on Thursday (Apr 9) to build a global response to the human and economic catastrophe caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, as death tolls in the US and Europe soared higher. In a locked-down New York, the UN Security Council was to meet on...
France to extend lockdown as coronavirus death toll close to 11,000

France to extend lockdown as coronavirus death toll close to 11,000

PARIS: France reported some positive coronavirus-linked data on Wednesday (Apr 8), with the increase of hospital death fatalities slowing again, but the presidential palace said nonetheless the national lockdown aimed at containing the disease would be extended. The...
France fourth country to pass the 10,000 coronavirus death toll

France fourth country to pass the 10,000 coronavirus death toll

PARIS: France has officially registered more than 10,000 deaths from coronavirus infections, making it the fourth country to cross that threshold after Italy, Spain and the United States. The rate of increase in the number of fatalities also rose on Tuesday (Apr 7)...
New York sees COVID-19 slowing despite record daily death toll

New York sees COVID-19 slowing despite record daily death toll

NEW YORK: New York state, the US epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, is seeing some levelling out in the number of hospital patients, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Tuesday (Apr 7), a hopeful sign even as deaths there and in neighbouring New Jersey hit single-day...