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...

COVID-19: France becomes fourth country to pass the 15,000 death toll

PARIS: France officially registered more than 15,000 deaths from COVID-19 infections on Tuesday (Apr 14), becoming the fourth country to go beyond that threshold after Italy, Spain and the United States, while the rate of increase of fatalities is slightly up again...

Singapore reports record 386 new COVID-19 cases and 9th death

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 386 new COVID-19 cases on Monday (Apr 13), taking the national total to 2,918.  A 65-year-old male Singapore citizen also died from complications due to COVID-19 infection on Monday afternoon, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in its...

Italy’s daily coronavirus death tally lowest since Mar 19

ROME: Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy rose by 431 on Sunday (Apr 12), down from 619 the day before, and the number of new cases slowed to 4,092 from a previous 4,694. The tally of deaths was the lowest daily rise since Mar 19. Advertisement Advertisement...

Pandemic spells death sentence for India’s non-virus patients

NEW DELHI: Liver patient Shahjahan’s family feared the worst when a New Delhi public hospital told her to leave because her bed was needed in a coronavirus unit. The 40-year-old mother had been on a ventilator with an acute infection for almost two weeks when...