Coronavirus: Fauci says US death toll may be even higher than believed, contradicting Trump

The death toll for the coronavirus pandemic in the US may be even higher than the current estimates, according to the nation’s leading infectious disease expert and member of the White House coronavirus task force. Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told a Senate health committee on Tuesday […]

Coronavirus live news: Spain’s daily death toll drops below 300 as children allowed out for first time in weeks | World news

3.20pm BST15:20 The French prime minister, Edouard Philippe, will present the national strategy for lifting the country’s lockdown on Tuesday. The pandemic has killed 22,614 people in France since the start of March, with officials on Saturday reporting 369 new deaths in the previous 24 hours. The French government plan to relax certain restrictions from […]

I’m an immigrant doctor treating COVID-19 patients. Death isn’t my only fear right now

Hospitals have been strained for resources, including skilled personnel, during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Getty Images) I am a kidney doctor in rural Pennsylvania, caring for COVID-19 patients and trying my best to survive despite limited supplies of personal protective equipment. I am also one of some 300,000 Indians in the United States on a H-1B […]

US death toll spikes, COVID-19

Friday brought no shortage of pandemic news: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and President Donald Trump publicly quarreled over coronavirus testing, China blamed a rising death toll on hospital errors, and stocks rebounded amid reports of possible emerging treatments for the virus.  After the president criticized Cuomo in a tweet for “complaining,” Cuomo charged that the […]

Coronavirus updates: Cuomo says New York death rate at ‘terribly high level’

While many countries around the world and cities in the U.S. are pointing toward positive signs that social distancing might be finally flattening the curve, the novel coronavirus death toll continues to be staggering with at least 113,000 deceased. The U.S. is the global leader in the number of cases and deaths. More than 21,692 […]

UK coronavirus death toll in hospitals alone rises by 917 in one day to 9,875

UK coronavirus death toll in hospitals alone rises by 917 in one day to 9,875 | The Independent The UK death toll from coronavirus in hospitals alone has risen by 917 in one day. More follows… No hype, just the advice and analysis you need Subscribe to Independent Premium to bookmark this article Want to […]

France coronavirus death toll tops 10,000: Live updates | News

France has become the fourth country to register more than 10,000 deaths due to coronavirus, while New York reported 731 new fatalities, the highest overnight jump since the beginning of the outbreak. Meanwhile, Spain on Tuesday recorded a slight increase in the daily death toll for the first time in five days, with 743 people succumbing overnight.  […]

US coronavirus cases top 100,000; Italy’s death toll climbs over 9,000

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed over 27,300 people around the world. Globally there are more than 595,000 diagnosed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The United States has over 104,000 […]

Coronavirus live news: WHO sees ‘encouraging signs’ in Europe despite Spain death toll passing 4,000 | World news

WHO sees ‘encouraging signs’ in Europe The World Health Organization says it is encouraged by the lower rate of new infection in Italy. Its regional director, Hans Kluge, said: “While the situation remains very serious, we are starting to see some encouraging signs. Italy, which has the highest number of cases in the region, has […]