Brazil surpasses 250,000 COVID deaths, a year after first case

The South American country has the world’s second-highest death toll after the United States. One year after the first confirmed case of the coronavirus in Brazil, Latin America’s biggest country has recorded more than 250,000 deaths from COVID-19, with the virus still spreading as a national vaccination drive struggles to gain momentum. President Jair Bolsonaro, […]

Covid-19 Live Updates: U.S. Surpasses 500,000 Covid-19 Deaths, a Monumental Loss

Here’s what you need to know: The Biden inauguration’s memorial for the 400,000 lives lost to the coronavirus in the United States. On the day after his inauguration, President Biden said that the memorial would not be the country’s last and projected that “the death toll will likely top 500,000” in February.Credit…Todd Heisler/The New York […]

‘Almost unbelievable’: US surpasses 500,000 COVID deaths

More than 500,000 people in the United States with coronavirus have died, according to Johns Hopkins University data, the highest death toll by far of any country in the world. The country reached the harrowing tally on Monday, just about a year after the first known death was reported in the state of California. US […]

Global number of COVID cases surpasses 100 million

The world hits another grim milestone amid concern over new coronavirus variants and vaccine supply chains. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide has passed 100 million, according to Johns Hopkins University data, as countries work to secure vaccines to try to get the surging pandemic under control. The shocking milestone was reached on Tuesday […]

US surpasses 20 million COVID cases on first day of 2021

US passes another grim milestone as it fails to meet the year-end goal of administering 20 million COVID-19 vaccines. The United States has surpassed 20 million confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University, another grim milestone as states struggle to distribute vaccines. The US, which for months has recorded the […]

U.K. Virus Surge Surpasses Spring Peak as Lockdown Choices Loom

LONDON — About 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, the number of new infections has set a daily record, and […]

US COVID-19 death toll surpasses 250,000 #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

More than a quarter of a million Americans have died from COVID-19 as cases continue to soar across the US. More than a quarter-million people have died from COVID-19 in the United States, the Johns Hopkins University tally recorded on Wednesday, marking a bleak new milestone for the pandemic. The US, which has now registered 250,029 […]

Colombia surpasses 1 million COVID-19 cases #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

Colombia is the eighth country to top a million infections, after US, India, Brazil, Russia, Argentina, Spain and France. Colombia has surpassed one million confirmed coronavirus cases, becoming the second country in Latin America to report that number in less than a week. The last 24 hours saw 8,769 new infections, bringing the total to […]