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US death toll tops 10,000 as Trump green lights program to support small business loans

By AFP

April 7, 2020 – 3:38 pm

The United States on Monday recorded 1,150 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours, Johns Hopkins University said, pushing the country’s toll further above the 10,000 mark reached earlier in the day.


Boris Johnson hospitalised as Queen calls for united effort against coronavirus

By AFP

April 6, 2020 – 3:35 pm

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has been in self-isolation for the past seven days after testing positive for coronavirus, was taken to hospital for further tests as a precaution.


Trump warns ‘toughest week’ ahead as global virus deaths top 60,000

By AFP

April 5, 2020 – 8:31 pm

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump warned Americans to brace for a “very horrendous” number of coronavirus deaths in the coming days, ahead of a rare speech by Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday aimed at rallying hard-hit Britain.


Worldwide death toll from novel coronavirus crosses 60,000

By AFP

April 5, 2020 – 8:30 pm

PARIS: The worldwide number of fatalities from the novel coronavirus has crossed 60,000 on Saturday, according to a tally compiled by Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center.


US sets new record with 1,480 virus deaths in 24 hours, global toll rises to 57,000

By AFP

April 4, 2020 – 3:40 pm

The United States recorded nearly 1,500 deaths from COVID-19 between Thursday and Friday, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker, the worst 24-hour death toll globally since the pandemic began.