Italy to close high schools and enforce 10pm curfew after highest daily toll of Covid infections

Italy is considering imposing a nationwide 10pm curfew and closing all high schools due to a sharp rise in Covid infections. The country reported its highest ever daily toll of infections on Friday, with more than 10,000 people contracting the deadly virus in one day. Authorities are meeting on Sunday evening to discuss new measures … Read more Italy to close high schools and enforce 10pm curfew after highest daily toll of Covid infections

UK records 69 hospital coronavirus deaths in preliminary toll

A further 69 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK, according to preliminary figures.  Today’s death toll marks a 6.2 per cent rise on last Sunday’s 65 – but is less than half the 150 deaths reported yesterday. England alone saw 61 hospital deaths and all victims were between 54 and 96 … Read more UK records 69 hospital coronavirus deaths in preliminary toll

UK records 69 hospital coronavirus deaths in preliminary toll

A further 69 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, according to preliminary figures.  England alone saw 61 hospital deaths and all victims were between 54 and 96 years old.  Of these confirmed deaths, four had underlying health conditions and were aged between 56 and 92. This figure … Read more UK records 69 hospital coronavirus deaths in preliminary toll

Covid death toll rises by 150 – nearly double last week’s increase

Britain today recorded its highest number of coronavirus deaths for more than four months after another 150 victims were announced. Department of Health statistics show this many deaths hasn’t been registered since June 10 when 164 lab-confirmed fatalities were added to the toll. For comparison, 81 deaths were recorded last Saturday as well as 136 … Read more Covid death toll rises by 150 – nearly double last week’s increase

Covid death toll rises by 150 – nearly double last week’s increase

Britain today recorded its highest number of coronavirus deaths for more than four months after another 150 victims were announced. Department of Health statistics show this many deaths had not been recorded since June 10 when 164 lab-confirmed fatalities were added to the toll. For comparison, 81 deaths were registered last Saturday as well as … Read more Covid death toll rises by 150 – nearly double last week’s increase

Coronavirus UK: 13,972 new cases and 50 deaths as daily toll rises

The UK today announced 13,972 new coronavirus cases and 50 more victims as Boris Johnson plunged millions of people into deeper lockdowns.  Today’s new infections are up just 11 per cent from last Monday, when 12,594 cases were recorded, but triple the 4,368 recorded on Monday, September 21. Data on September 28 was rendered invalid due to … Read more Coronavirus UK: 13,972 new cases and 50 deaths as daily toll rises

CDC forecasts coronavirus death toll to hit 233,000 by the end of the month

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has forecast 233,000 COVID-19 deaths by the end of this month with up to 6,800 new fatalities in the last week of October alone.  In a report on its website the CDC writes: ‘This week’s national ensemble forecast indicates an uncertain trend in new COVID-19 deaths reported over … Read more CDC forecasts coronavirus death toll to hit 233,000 by the end of the month

CDC forecasts coronavirus death toll to hit 233,000 by the end of the month

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has forecast 233,000 COVID-19 deaths by the end of this month with up to 6,800 new fatalities in the last week of October alone.  In a report on its website the CDC writes: ‘This week’s national ensemble forecast indicates an uncertain trend in new COVID-19 deaths reported over … Read more CDC forecasts coronavirus death toll to hit 233,000 by the end of the month

UK records highest Sunday Covid hospital death toll since June

A further 12,872 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK as the country’s daily case total stays above the 10,000 mark for an entire week. Some 65 more people have died after testing positive for Covid-19 – nearly double the 33 deaths recorded last Sunday. Today’s daily figure – an 81 per cent increase … Read more UK records highest Sunday Covid hospital death toll since June

Death toll in flooding across France and Italy rises to 12 as six bodies wash up on a shoreline

Death toll in flooding across France and Italy rises to 12 as six bodies wash up on a shoreline Hundreds of rescue workers searching for up to 20 others who are still thought to be missing after the floods Follows flooding in France’s south-eastern Alpes-Maritimes region and Italy’s Liguria and Piedmont regions Six more bodies … Read more Death toll in flooding across France and Italy rises to 12 as six bodies wash up on a shoreline