COVID-19: Malaysia records lowest number of new cases in 2 weeks

COVID-19: Malaysia records lowest number of new cases in 2 weeks

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia on Thursday (Apr 9) reported 109 new COVID-19 cases, its lowest in about two weeks, bringing the total tally to 4,228. Health Ministry director-general Noor Hisham Abdullah in a press conference said the number of daily recovered cases exceeded...
France started including data from nursing homes last Thursday, which partially explains why the official number of deaths has more than doubled since Wednesday. The health ministry data showed that 605 people died from COVID-19 in hospitals in the last 24 hours – a new daily record – taking hospital fatalities to 6,494. The figure represented a 10% increase, up from 6% on Sunday and 9% on Saturday. Nursing homes deaths also rose 10% to 2,417, bringing the total to 8,911, an increase of 10% on Sunday’s tally. A total of 7,072 serious coronavirus cases were being treated in intensive care units, Veran added, a rise of just 1.3% from Sunday, giving the French health system small but much-needed relief.

France started including data from nursing homes last Thursday, which partially explains why the official number of deaths has more than doubled since Wednesday. The health ministry data showed that 605 people died from COVID-19 in hospitals in the last 24 hours – a new daily record – taking hospital fatalities to 6,494. The figure represented a 10% increase, up from 6% on Sunday and 9% on Saturday. Nursing homes deaths also rose 10% to 2,417, bringing the total to 8,911, an increase of 10% on Sunday’s tally. A total of 7,072 serious coronavirus cases were being treated in intensive care units, Veran added, a rise of just 1.3% from Sunday, giving the French health system small but much-needed relief.

PARIS: France’s coronavirus figures on Monday (Apr 6) showed that the rate of increase in fatalities – now at almost 9,000 – sped up again after several days of slowing, while the increase in people needing intensive care continued to decelerate. The...
Canada reports first COVID-19 death as number of infected climbs

Canada reports first COVID-19 death as number of infected climbs

OTTAWA: Canada on Monday (Mar 9) reported its first death from a new coronavirus as the number of people in the nation who have contracted the disease jumped to above 70, officials said. The dead man had been living in a nursing home, the Lynn Valley Care Centre in...
Canada reports first COVID-19 death as number of infected climbs

Canada reports first coronavirus death as number of infected climbs

OTTAWA: Canada on Monday (Mar 9) reported its first death from a new coronavirus as the number of people in the nation who have contracted the disease jumped to above 70, officials said. The dead man had been living in a nursing home, the Lynn Valley Care Centre in...