Tag: United States

Global Covid-19 cases surpass 50 million

A total of 50,052,204 infections have been reported around the world.

US Covid-19 cases reach record high

The US has reported 83,010 new cases of Covid-19 on Friday, a record daily high since the beginning of the pandemic.

White House doesn’t say if Trump is negative after doctor declares...

Dr Sean Conley said that Trump met the Center for Disease Control and Prevention criteria for safely discontinuing isolation in a memo released by the White House. The doctor also said that by "currently recognised standards" he was no longer considered a transmission risk.

U.S. records over 1,000 coronavirus deaths for fourth straight day

The United States recorded more than 1,000 deaths from COVID-19 for the fourth day in a row on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, as the Trump administration stressed the need for children to go back into the classroom despite fears about safety.

U.S. coronavirus deaths surpass 140,000 as outbreak worsens

U.S. deaths from the novel coronavirus exceeded 140,000 on Saturday as cases continued to rise in 43 out of 50 states over the past two weeks, according to a Reuters tally.

Italy’s daily coronavirus death toll drops but Lombardy not included

The total death toll since the outbreak came to light on Feb. 21 now stands at 32,785, the agency said, the third highest in the world after those of the United States and Britain.

Half of U.S. states easing coronavirus restrictions as jobless numbers grow

The enormous pressure on states to reopen, despite a lack of wide-scale virus testing and other safeguards urged by health experts, was highlighted in new Labor Department data showing some 30 million Americans have sought unemployment benefits since March 21.

Coronavirus and COVID-19: Fact versus fiction

U.S. President Donald Trump's musings about whether disinfectants and ultraviolet light can be inserted into patients' bodies to treat COVID-19 have alarmed doctors and drawn warnings from the makers of Lysol, Dettol and Clorox.

Two New York cats become first U.S. pets to test positive...

The cats, from separate areas of New York state, had mild respiratory illness and are expected to make a full recovery. It is believed that they contracted the virus from people in their households or neighborhoods, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Italy’s daily coronavirus death tally lowest since March 19

Of those originally infected, 34,211 were declared recovered against 32,424 a day earlier.