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…

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…

Montreal’s pedestrian death toll is higher than homicide rate for 2019

The number of pedestrians killed on the streets of Montreal in 2019 has quietly climbed to a 10-year high of 20. The woman struck at the corner of Somerled Ave. and Mariette St. in Notre-Dame-de-Grace in October has succumbed to her injuries, despite the heroic efforts of bystanders to lift the car she was trapped…