US coronavirus deaths pass bleak 10,000 milestone

US coronavirus deaths pass bleak 10,000 milestone

WASHINGTON: Americans were put on notice on Monday (Apr 6) not to let up in the fight against the coronavirus, as a grim milestone of 10,000 deaths cast a pall over the first signs of optimism about the trajectory of the outbreak. The United States has emerged as one of the world’s worst-hit nations, with a […]
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...
US coronavirus deaths pass bleak 10,000 milestone

US coronavirus deaths top 10,000: Johns Hopkins tracker

WASHINGTON: More than 10,000 people have died of coronavirus complications in the United States since the outbreak began in late January, Johns Hopkins University said on Monday (Apr 6). The Baltimore-based school, which has been keeping a running tally of global...
US faces ‘really bad’ week as coronavirus deaths spike

US faces ‘really bad’ week as coronavirus deaths spike

NEW YORK: The United States on Sunday (Apr 5) entered one of the most critical weeks so far in the coronavirus crisis, with government officials warning that the death toll in places such as New York, Michigan and Louisiana was a sign of trouble to come in other...