Indonesia reports record 2,069 virus deaths in 24 hours

Indonesia reported a record 2,069 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours Tuesday as it faces its deadliest COVID-19 surge since the pandemic began. The grim tally was nearly 600 deaths higher than the previous day and topped last week’s daily record of 1,566 deaths, the health ministry said. New infections also…

Mexico reports COVID-linked deaths far above official toll

Mexico registered 294,287 deaths associated with COVID-19 up to mid-February, new government data showed, much higher than the country’s official coronavirus fatality toll. The figure, given in a report on excess deaths released on Sunday, is 69 percent more than the 173,771 deaths announced by the health ministry at the…

Mexico reports new daily record virus caseload

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Mexico on Thursday posted 7,280 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, a daily record, and an additional 730 deaths, data from the health ministry showed. According to the ministry’s daily update, the Latin American country has recorded 282,283 infections and 33,526 deaths since its first case…

India reports record daily cases in coronavirus battle

India added a record number of coronavirus cases Sunday, as the world’s fourth worst-hit nation opened a huge treatment centre with 10,000 beds in the capital to fight the epidemic. The health ministry reported just under 25,000 cases and 613 deaths in 24 hours—the biggest daily spike since the first…

UK reports 847 more virus deaths, unveils vaccine plan

Britain’s death toll from the coronavirus rose by 847 on Friday, health ministry figures showed, a slightly slower increase than the previous day but still among the worst rates globally. The rise takes the total number of deaths in UK hospitals from COVID-19 to 14,576, leaving Britain behind only the…

China reports just one new domestic virus infection

China reported just one new domestic case of the coronavirus on Wednesday but a dozen more imported infections. For the second consecutive day there was only one more fresh infection in Wuhan, the central city where the virus first emerged late last year, the National Health Commission said. New cases…

South Korea reports 60 new coronavirus cases, total 893

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 morning updates. The country now has 893 cases, the KCDC said—the largest national total anywhere outside China—adding one more person had died, taking the toll…