Covid-19 Live Updates: Deaths in California Surpass 50,000

Here’s what you need to know: A Covid-19 victim being placed in a hearse in El Cajon, Calif., in January.Credit…Mario Tama/Getty Images California surpassed 50,000 known coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, the first state to reach that chilling milestone. The news comes as a bleak reminder that the recent progress the state has made against the […]

Live Updates: Biden Expects to Surpass His Goal of 100 Million Shots in 100 Days

Here’s what you need to know: Video transcript Back transcript Biden Promises Vaccines for All Americans by the End of July After touring a Pfizer manufacturing facility in Kalamazoo, Mich., on Friday, President Biden emphasized the safety of approved coronavirus vaccines and said there would be enough available for all Americans by the end of […]

Africa COVID deaths surpass 100,000 amid second wave

South Africa, where a more contagious COVID-19 variant has been identified, accounts for nearly half of continent’s deaths. Africa’s reported COVID-19 death toll has surpassed 100,000, a fraction of those reported on other continents but rising fast as the second wave of infections overwhelms hospitals. The continent’s reported deaths, at 100,354 on Friday, are less […]

Billion-dollar baby: Amazon daily sales surpass new milestone

Amazon’s skyrocketing profits reflect the holiday shopping season and pandemic-fueled trend of shopping online. Amazon.com Inc. breached the $1 billion-a-day revenue mark in 2020, in another example of how the company’s massive growth and market dominance has made its stock a near-unanimous favorite on Wall Street. The e-commerce giant’s fourth-quarter results brought full-year revenue to […]

Czech Republic’s coronavirus cases surpass one million

PERTH: At least 71 homes have been destroyed in a bushfire raging out of control near Australia’s fourth-biggest city Perth, authorities said Wednesday, as they told residents to ignore a coronavirus lockdown and leave threatened areas.The blaze has torn through swathes of land in the Perth Hills and was moving toward more densely populated areas.Six […]

Brazil’s COVID cases surpass nine million: Live Updates

Brazil struggles to control coronavirus surge, while new COVID vaccine Novavax shows 89 percent efficacy. Brazil has vaccinated more than a million people but it is still less than 1 percent of the population, as the country is struggling to control a coronavirus case surge. Hospitals are swamped with COVID-19 patients, with the city of […]

US hits another grim milestone as COVID deaths surpass 400,000

US surpasses mark of 400,000 COVID-19 deaths on eve of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. More than 400,000 people in the United States have died as a result of the novel coronavirus, Johns Hopkins University said on Tuesday, as many states around the country struggle with mounting infections and hospitalisations. The US surpassed the 400,000-death mark […]

Hospital and case numbers in England surpass the first peak, despite lockdowns.

Nearly half of England is under the nation’s strictest lockdown measures, and people have been ordered to stay at home, but the coronavirus is still spreading at an alarming rate. Hospitals are treating more patients than at any time during the pandemic, and there is a growing debate about allowing tens of thousands of students […]

India’s coronavirus cases surpass 9 million #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

India is the world’s second-worst-hit country by the pandemic behind the US though cases have started to decline in recent weeks. India’s coronavirus cases crossed the nine million mark early on Friday after it recorded more than 45,000 new infections, health ministry figures show. According to the health ministry update, in addition to exceeding nine […]