US Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds China’s

The number of deaths in the United States from coronavirus has surpassed the cases recorded in China. According to a toll published on Tuesday by Johns Hopkins University there have been 3,415 deaths in the US from the virus which is more than the 3,309 reported officially in China where the pandemic began in December. The […]

Coronavirus: US Overtakes China With Most Infected Cases

The US now has more confirmed cases of coronavirus than any other country, with more than 86,000 positive tests. According to the latest figures collated by Johns Hopkins University, the US has overtaken China (81,897 cases) and Italy (80,589). But with over 1,300 Covid-19-related fatalities, the US death toll lags behind China (3,296) and Italy […]

COVID-19 Pandemic: FG Issues Travel Ban On 13 Countries

The Federal Government has issued a travel ban on 13 countries over the spread of the Coronavirus. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha made the announcement at a media briefing on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, as he said it was part of measures to contain and manage the pandemic. The affected […]

About 70 People Trapped After Hotel Collapse In Eastern China

About 70 people were trapped after the collapse of a hotel used as a coronavirus quarantine facility in Eastern China on Saturday evening, March 1, 2020, officials said.  The Emergency Management Ministry revealed that at least 37 people have so far been rescued from the rubble of the Xinjia hotel in coastal Quanzhou city. Footage […]

South Africa Reports Second Coronavirus Case

South Africa, on Saturday, March 7, 2020 has confirmed a second case of coronavirus, who is a 39-year-old woman who had travelled to Italy as part of a group with the first confirmed case. The South African authorities said the woman, originally from the inland province of Gauteng, had come into direct contact with the […]

California Declares Emergency Over Coronavirus

California has declared a state of emergency after announcing its first coronavirus death, bringing the US death toll from the disease to 11. Officials said the 71-year-old man who died in a hospital near Sacramento, had underlying health conditions and had been on a cruise ship. The White House moved on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 […]

Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 3,000 As Second Man Dies In

The global death toll from the new coronavirus epidemic has surpassed 3,000, after dozens more died at its epicentre in China and cases soared around the world, with a second fatality on US soil. Channels TV reports that the virus has now infected more than 89,000 people and spread to over 60 countries after first […]

Coronavirus: 78-Year Old Is Australia’s First Fatality

A 78-year-old man evacuated from the coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess cruise liner in Japan died at a Perth hospital Sunday, becoming Australia’s first fatality from the disease, officials said. His 79-year-old wife was also infected with the disease during the cruise and remains in a Perth hospital, a spokeswoman for the Western Australian state health department […]

South Korea Records More Coronavirus Cases, Four Additional Deaths

South Korea has confirmed 813 more coronavirus cases on Saturday, February 29, 2020. This is the biggest increase to date for the country, taking the national total to 3,150 infections with four additional deaths. Authorities also reported the Country’s first case of reinfection was a 73-year-old woman who tested positive for a second time after […]

“Key To Contain Coronavirus Is Breaking The Chains Of Transmission”

The Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, as said the key to containing Coronavirus is to break the chains of transmission. The WHO D.G also revealed that 24 cases of coronavirus have been exported from Italy to 14 Countries and about 97 cases exported from Iran to 11 Countries. In his […]