New York City coronavirus deaths suspected to be more than 10,000

NEW YORK:┬áThe number of coronavirus-linked deaths in New York City soared past 10,000 on Tuesday (Apr 14) after officials said almost 4,000 people who never tested positive were presumed to have died from COVID-19. The city’s health department announced that...

99-year-old WWII veteran beats coronavirus in Brazil

BRASILIA: A 99-year-old World War II veteran in Brazil was released from hospital with military honours on Tuesday (Apr 14) after recovering from COVID-19. Second Lieutenant Ermando Piveta, who served in the Brazilian artillery in Africa during World War II, was...

Italy’s daily coronavirus death toll climbs by 602

ROME: Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy rose by 602 on Tuesday (Apr 14), up from 566 the day before, posting a second consecutive daily increase, but new infections slowed to 2,972 from 3,153, seeing the smallest daily tally since March 13. The total death...