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    Global coronavirus death toll tops 40,000

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 11:17am on April 01, 2020

    The novel coronavirus pandemic killed more than 40,000 people worldwide with nearly three-quarters of the deaths in Europe, according to an AFP tally at 16:20...

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    Death toll passes 20,000, three billion under lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 11:40am on March 26, 2020

    World leaders are to hold online crisis talks Thursday on the coronavirus pandemic that has forced three billion people into lockdown and claimed more than...

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    Australia confirms seventh coronavirus death, 700 infections

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha/ Xinhua .Sydney | Updated at 12:56pm on March 20, 2020

    The seventh person died in Australia after contracting COVID-19 as confirmed cases skyrocketed to over 700 on Friday, with 144 new cases in 24 hours....

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    Italy coronavirus deaths hit record

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 11:42am on March 19, 2020

    Italy on Wednesday reported nearly 500 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, the highest one-day official toll of any nation, as Donald Trump ordered sweeping...

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    Two US lawmakers test positive for COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:55am on March 19, 2020

    Two United States lawmakers, including a Florida representative, on Wednesday became the first members of Congress tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Lawmaker Mario Diaz-Balart’s...

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    Two more test positive for COVID-19 in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:43pm on March 17, 2020

    Two more COVID-19 patients were identified in Bangladesh on Tuesday.   With this, so far 10 people are tested positive of coronavirus infection in the...

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    Global coronavirus death toll tops 7,000

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 10:26am on March 17, 2020

    The number of deaths around the world linked to the new coronavirus has topped 7,000— after Italy announced a new surge in fatalities, according to...

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    COVID-19 claims 30 more in China, death toll hits 3042

    Agence France-Presse. Beijing | Updated at 11:12am on March 06, 2020

    China reported 30 more deaths from COVID-19 coronavirus infections on Friday, with fresh infections rising for the second straight day and 16 new cases imported...

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    South Korea reports 60 new COVID-19 infections

    Agence France-Presse. Seoul | Updated at 02:34pm on February 25, 2020

    South Korea reported 60 more novel coronavirus cases on Tuesday, the smallest increase for four days in the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s...

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    China to start coronavirus vaccine trials in April

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:46pm on February 21, 2020

    More than 400 cases of the new coronavirus have been detected in prisons across China .....