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Italy Plunges Into Recession As COVID-19 Bites

Italy posted a record economic contraction Monday, August 31, 2020, as household spending and investment crashed during the country’s coronavirus lockdown, driving the eurozone’s third-largest economy deep into recession. The country’s gross domestic product fell by 12.8 percent in the second quarter compared to the previous quarter and by 17.7 percent versus the same period […]

Ronaldo Is First, Fastest Player To Score 50 Goals In

Cristiano Ronaldo is eyeing more records as Juventus head for Udinese on Thursday with a ninth consecutive Serie A title within their grasp. Ronaldo scored a double on Monday against Lazio to bring his tally to 51 Serie A goals since arriving in Turin in July 2018. The 35-year-old not only became the first player […]

Brazil Toll Tops 30,000 As Italy Reopens Borders

Brazil surpassed 30,000 deaths from the coronavirus outbreak as the disease continued to rip through Latin America, while Italy — at one point the hardest-hit country — prepared to reopen its borders in time for the European summer. After chalking up devastating human losses in Europe, the virus has now taken a firm grip in […]

Brazil Jumps To Third In Coronavirus Cases Worldwide

Brazil has been reported as the Country with the third-highest number of novel Coronavirus cases in the world. This is according to official figures released on Monday, May 18, 2020, describing it as a troubling surge for a Country struggling to respond to the pandemic. With 254,220 confirmed cases, Brazil has now surpassed Britain, Spain […]

COVID-19: US Death Toll Tops 40,000

The number of deaths from the coronavirus in the United States topped 40,000 on Sunday, April 19, 2020, according to a running tally by Johns Hopkins University. It showed fatalities countrywide had reached 40,585, with almost half of them in New York, whose governor Andrew Cuomo said the outbreak there is now on the descent. […]

Spain Coronavirus Death Toll Hits 19,478

Spain’s government figures showed on Friday, April 17, 2020, that the death toll increased to nearly 19,500. The country reported 585 new fatalities in the past 24 hours but said it had revised its counting mechanism, making the figures difficult to compare with previous tolls. The total number of deaths in Spain now stands at […]

Coronavirus: US Death Toll Overtakes Italy As World’s Highest

The United States has now overtaken Italy to have the highest death toll from coronavirus in the world. The latest data, compiled by Johns Hopkins University, shows more than 20,000 people in the US have died. The grim milestone comes shortly after the United States became the first nation to record more than 2,000 virus […]

COVID-19: Italy Extends Lockdown

Italy has extended its lockdown until Easter, but there is some hope as the country reports a declining infection rate. The number of new coronavirus infections reported on Monday, March 30, 2020, was 1,648 as opposed to 3,815 the previous day. The death toll, however, rose again, with 812 deaths reported, compared with 756 the […]

Italy Threatens Jail For Coronavirus Sufferers Violating Quarantine

Italy has announced strict new punishments ina bid to clamp down on the spread of the coronavirus in the country, including possible jail time for people who have the virus and violate quarantine. The new orders, published late Tuesday night, March 24, 2020, include, those who have tested positive and do not stay home could […]

COVID-19 Pandemic: Spain Emerges Second In Europe With 1,300 Deaths

Spain on Saturday, March 21, 2020, reported a 32 per cent spike in new deaths from the coronavirus, bringing the country total to 1,326 fatalities, the second-highest in Europe after Italy. The Health Ministry in a statement said the number of infections across the country also shot up to 24,926. The capital Madrid remains the […]