Tag: deaths

Sweden tops Europe COVID-19 deaths per capita over last seven days

Sweden, which has opted for a more open strategy in combating the virus than other European countries, has the highest number of deaths in Europe per capita from the COVID-19 disease over the last seven days.

Man dies after motorcycle crash in St Julians

A biker, 39 from Birkirkara, died early Thursday morning after he was involved in a traffic accident in St Julians. Another biker was also involved in the accident and is fighting for his life.

Twelve deaths? No problem, just blacks

Can you imagine what dying of thirst means?

Shellshocked Spain reports record 832 new coronavirus deaths

Second only to Italy in fatalities, Spain also saw infections rise to 72,248 on Saturday from 64,059 the day before.

Coronavirus cases exceed 85,000 worldwide

The total number of people affected by coronavirus worldwide has risen to 85,406, according to the map which shows the latest updates on the COVID-19 outbreak.

Irish court allows appeal against extradition for Vietnamese truck deaths

An Irish court on Wednesday granted a lorry driver leave to challenge his extradition to the UK in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people found in the back of a truck near London last year, his lawyer said.

Death toll climbs, unrest spreads in Iraq in days of protests

Iraqi security forces opened fire on thousands of demonstrators who defied a curfew in Baghdad on Thursday and exchanged fire with gunmen in southern...

Around 1,800 Maltese died of coronary heart disease in 2016 –...

Almost 1,800 Maltese people died due to coronary heart disease in 2016, figures from EUROSTAT show.According to the European...

70% of Maltese deaths were avoidable – Eurostat    

Eurostat statistics have shown that 69.9% of Maltese deaths of persons under 75 in 2016 were avoidable. There were a total of 868 avoidable...

Cancer deaths in Malta on the up

How many zeros are there in a trillion? This is not a trick question. The answer is interesting since it shows the global impact...