Global coronavirus death toll exceeds half a million: Live | News

Global coronavirus cases exceeded 10 million on Sunday, according to Johns Hopkins University. The respiratory disease has killed almost half a million people in seven months. More than five million have recovered. Here are the latest updates: Sunday, June 28 21:00 GMT – Global number of deaths tops half a million  The global number of…

‘Three people stabbed to death’ in Glasgow city centre

Three people are believed to have been stabbed to death in a stairwell to a hotel in Glasgow city centre. It understood that a suspect was shot dead by police. Armed police remain at the scene of the incident outside the Park Inn in West George Street. A statement from the force said the situation…

Coronavirus death rate is higher for those with chronic ills

Death rates are 12 times higher for coronavirus patients with chronic illnesses than for others who become infected, a new U.S. government report says. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released Monday highlights the dangers posed by heart disease, diabetes and lung ailments. These are the top three health problems found in COVID-19…

Peak US death rate likely in two weeks: Trump

Washington (AFP) – President Donald Trump said Sunday that the peak death rate in the United States from the coronavirus pandemic was likely to hit in two weeks and extended “social distancing” guidelines until April 30. “Easter should be the peak number,” Trump said of the Christian holiday which falls on April 12. “The modelling…

Italy death toll rises by 743 : Live coronavirus updates | News

The death toll in Italy from the coronavirus pandemic rose by 743 in one day to 6,820, reversing a declining trend in fatalities observed over the last two days. In India, 1.3 billion people will go under “total lockdown” from midnight (1830 GMT) on Tuesday for 21 days to combat the spread of the contagion. Spain’s deaths surged…

Brockville, Ont. teen found guilty of manslaughter in connection with Hardy Park death

The now-15-year-old Brockville girl charged with manslaughter in the death of Damian Sobieraj was found guilty Wednesday evening. In her judgment, Justice Kimberly Moore explained that she didn’t accept the defence’s argument that the teen was defending her friends when she rushed in and “body-checked” Sobieraj off the Hardy Park boardwalk and into the St….

Coronavirus: Death toll rises to 81 as China extends holiday

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRoad blocks and ghost towns: Inside the province where the virus originatedThe number of people killed in China by the new coronavirus has risen to 81, with almost 3,000 confirmed ill. The national new year holiday has been extended by three days to Sunday, in an attempt…

Avenging the Death of Qassem Soleimani

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