COVID-19: Pakistan records 11 deaths, 395 new cases in last 24 hours

COVID-19: Pakistan records 11 deaths, 395 new cases in last 24 hours

On Saturday, according to the latest stats released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) the country has reported 11 coronavirus deaths and 395 new cases in the last 24 hours (Friday). After adding the fresh cases the number of total infections now stands at 1,288,761. However, the overall death toll surged 28,823. Moreover, … Read more

Mexico reports 199 more deaths from COVID-19

Mexico reports 199 more deaths from COVID-19

People wait for information about their relatives outside a hospital amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Mexico City Mexico September 1, 2021. REUTERS/Gustavo GrafMEXICO CITY, Dec 10 (Reuters) – Mexico’s health ministry on Friday reported 2,992 new COVID-19 cases and 199 more deaths in the country, bringing the official number of infections to 3,914,706 … Read more

Australia live news updates: Omicron Covid cases climb; Victoria records 13 deaths and NSW three; Sydney pub and club at centre of scare | Australia news

7.20pm EST 19:20 Frydenberg is talking about government advice they’ve got on Omicron. “The medical advice is still coming in, in terms of the Omicron variant but we have heard from the medical professionals and the Chief medical officer that it looks encouraging and that some of the early signs are more positive than initially … Read more

Victoria records 1,206 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths

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Victoria has recorded 1,206 new local COVID-19 cases and two deaths.There are now 11,145 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 582 people have died during the current Delta outbreak.There are 313 people in hospital, of whom 61 are in intensive care and 25 are on a ventilator.A further 43 people are in ICU but their infections are no longer considered active.The … Read more

Germany records highest daily COVID deaths since February

Germany records highest daily COVID deaths since February

Members of the medical staff in protective suits treat a patient, on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) treatment, suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Havelhoehe Community Hospital in Berlin, Germany, December 6, 2021. REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschBERLIN, Dec 8 (Reuters) – Germany recorded the highest number of deaths from COVID-19 since … Read more

Pakistan reports seven COVID-19 deaths, 232 new cases in last 24 hours

Pakistan reports seven COVID-19 deaths, 232 new cases in last 24 hours

On Tuesday, the latest stats released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) showed that the country has reported 7 coronavirus deaths and 232 new cases in the last 24 hours (Monday). After adding the fresh cases the number of total infections now stands at 1,287,393. However, the overall death toll surged 28,784. Moreover, … Read more

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 3 deaths, 71 new cases, booster bookings open up for people 50 and older

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 3 deaths, 71 new cases, booster bookings open up for people 50 and older

New Brunswickers aged 50 or older can now book an appointment for a booster dose of an mRNA vaccine if six months have passed since their second dose, Public Health announced Monday as three more COVID-related deaths and 71 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed. A person in their 60s in the Fredericton region, Zone 3, a person in … Read more

Singapore reports 552 new COVID-19 infections and 13 deaths; 1 more imported case tests positive for Omicron variant

Singapore reports 552 new COVID-19 infections and 13 deaths; 1 more imported case tests positive for Omicron variant

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 552 new COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths linked to the coronavirus as of noon on Sunday (Dec 5). The Ministry of Health (MOH) also reported one more imported COVID-19 case who has tested “preliminarily positive” for the Omicron variant. Case 273611 is a 37-year-old Singapore permanent resident who arrived in Singapore from … Read more

WHO says no deaths reported from Omicron yet as Covid variant spreads | Coronavirus

The Omicron variant has been detected in at least 38 countries but no deaths have yet been reported, the World Health Organization has said, amid warnings that it could damage the global economic recovery.The United States and Australia became the latest countries to confirm locally transmitted cases of the variant, as Omicron infections pushed South … Read more

S.Korea reports record-high COVID-19 cases, deaths

S.Korea reports record-high COVID-19 cases, deaths

A girl waits for his father undergoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test at its testing site in central Seoul, South Korea, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Hong-JiRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterSEOUL, Dec 4 (Reuters) – South Korea reported a record daily 5,352 new COVID-19 infections and 70 deaths, while a nationwide total of nine … Read more

Victoria records 1,179 COVID-19 cases and six deaths

Pedestrians walk across a crossing on a Moonee Ponds street, with Christmas decorations hanging from shops.

Victoria has recorded 1,179 new COVID-19 infections and six deaths, taking the death toll in the current Delta outbreak to 518.The new cases were detected from 74,252 test results processed on Tuesday, and take the state’s number of active infections to 11,959.There are 299 COVID-19 patients in Victorian hospitals, with 43 active cases in intensive care and 18 patients on ventilators.The state’s … Read more

Victoria records 1,061 new local COVID-19 cases and four deaths

Two health workers in protective gear.

Victoria has recorded 1,061 new local COVID-19 cases and four deaths as tighter border rules have come into force to respond to the new Omicron variant. There are now 11,331 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 503 people have died during the state’s current Delta outbreak.There are 283 people in hospital with COVID-19, of whom 44 are in intensive care and … Read more

Victoria records 1,362 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths

Victoria records 1,362 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths

Victoria has recorded 1,362 new local COVID-19 cases and seven deaths as the state enjoys a rolling back of border restrictions.There are now 10,887 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 494 people have died during the state’s current Delta outbreak.There are 308 people in hospital with COVID-19, of whom 46 are in intensive care and 26 are on a ventilator.The health department … Read more

Victoria records 1,254 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths as state hits 90pc double vaccination threshold

Pedestrians wearing masks cross the road in front of Flinders Street Station in Melbourne

Victoria has recorded 1,254 new local COVID-19 cases and five deaths, as the state reaches its target of 90 per cent full vaccination for those aged 12 and over.Key points:Most of Victoria’s COVID restrictions lifted on Friday in anticipation of the state reaching the 90 per cent vaccination targetUnder new rules triggered on Friday, unvaccinated Victorians can … Read more

Punjab reports 70 Covid-19 cases, four deaths in 24 hours

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Punjab reported 70 cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, citing provincial health authorities. Secretary Health Imran Sikandar Baloch has said that four patients of coronavirus died in Punjab in 24 hours. “The health administration has issued special SOPs for different sectors,” health secretary said. “Overall cases of coronavirus in Punjab have reached to 4,42,433 … Read more

Russia’s daily COVID-19 deaths hit new record high

Russia reports record daily COVID-19 deaths

Medical specialists wearing protective gear transport a patient at the City Clinical Hospital Number 1, where people suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are treated, in Volzhsky, Russia October 25, 2021. REUTERS/Kirill BragaMOSCOW, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Russia on Thursday reported 1,251 coronavirus-related deaths in the last 24 hours, an all-time record high that follows … Read more

Victoria records 797 new local COVID-19 cases and eight deaths, new tier 1 exposure sites listed

A woman in blue PPE holds up a syringe containing Pfizer vaccine.

Victoria has recorded 797 new COVID-19 cases and eight deaths.There are now 14,131 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 424 people have died in the state during the current Delta outbreak. There are 394 people in hospital with COVID-19, of whom 72 are in intensive care and 44 are on a ventilator.LIVE UPDATES: Read our blog for the latest news on … Read more

S’pore reports 1,723 new Covid-19 cases and 10 deaths; weekly infection growth rate at 0.97, Health News & Top Stories

S'pore reports 1,723 new Covid-19 cases and 10 deaths; weekly infection growth rate at 0.97, Health News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – There were 1,723 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore on Sunday (Nov 14), down from 2,304 a day earlier, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in its daily report. The Covid-19 weekly infection growth rate dipped slightly to 0.97, from 0.98 on Saturday. The number refers to the ratio of community cases in the … Read more

Singapore reports 2,304 new COVID-19 cases and 14 more deaths

Singapore reports 2,304 new COVID-19 cases and 14 more deaths

HOSPITALISATIONS A total of 1,574 cases were warded in hospital, with 253 patients requiring oxygen supplementation in general wards. Fifty-one cases were unstable and under close monitoring in the intensive care unit (ICU), and 72 were critically ill and intubated. The current overall ICU utilisation rate was 66.3 per cent. A total of 2,539 cases were discharged over the past day, of whom 389 were … Read more

Russia reports record daily COVID-19 deaths

Russia reports record daily COVID-19 deaths

Medical specialists wearing protective gear transport a patient at the City Clinical Hospital Number 1, where people suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are treated, in Volzhsky, Russia October 25, 2021. REUTERS/Kirill BragaMOSCOW, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Russia on Saturday reported a new record one-day death toll of 1,241 from COVID-19 as well as 39,256 … Read more

Oregon reports 20 more COVID-19 related deaths, 2 from Deschutes County; 1,811 new cases

Oregon reports 20 more COVID-19 related deaths, 2 from Deschutes County; 1,811 new cases

New model shows continued slowing in cases, hospitalizations PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) — There are 20 new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, including two from Deschutes County, raising the state’s death toll to 4,750, the Oregon Health Authority reported Friday. OHA also reported 1,811 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Friday, … Read more

143 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths reported in Manitoba Wednesday

143 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths reported in Manitoba Wednesday

There are 143 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths in Manitoba on Wednesday, the provincial coronavirus dashboard says. There have now been 1,268 deaths from COVID-19 in Manitoba.  The five-day test positivity rate for Manitoba has increased to 6.2 per cent. There are now 111 patients in hospital with COVID-19, including 28 in intensive care.  … Read more

Russian COVID-19 deaths hit new record, some hospitals low on oxygen

Russian COVID-19 deaths hit new record, some hospitals low on oxygen

A medical specialist administers a nasal swab to a woman at a COVID-19 rapid testing centre located at a metro station amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease in Moscow, Russia November 9, 2021. REUTERS/Tatyana MakeyevaMOSCOW, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Russia on Wednesday reported a record 1,239 deaths from COVID-19 in the previous 24 hours, … Read more

Victoria records 1,003 new COVID-19 cases and 14 deaths

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Victoria has recorded 1,003 new COVID-19 cases and 14 deaths.There are now 15,031 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 390 people have died during the state’s current Delta outbreak.There are now 471 people in hospital with COVID-19, of whom 84 are in intensive care and 46 are on a ventilator.The new cases were detected from 71,601 test results received yesterday.There were … Read more

Covid-19 drove deaths up 16% in OECD countries, hit mental health, too, report finds

Covid-19 drove deaths up 16% in OECD countries, hit mental health, too, report finds

Life expectancy fell the most in Spain and the United States, the group said, with the United States losing 1.6 years of life per capita on average over the year and a half of the pandemic so far, and Spain losing 1.5 years, the OECD said.The report found little change in which countries enjoy the … Read more

Russia says it has turned tide on COVID wave, but deaths at record high

Russia says it has turned tide on COVID wave, but deaths at record high

A medical specialist wearing protective gear helps a patient to drink at the City Clinical Hospital Number 1, where people suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are treated, in Volzhsky, Russia October 25, 2021. REUTERS/Kirill BragaMOSCOW, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Russia said the nationwide workplace shutdown it ended this week had helped turn the tide … Read more

Japan has zero daily COVID-19 deaths for first time in 15 months – media

Japan has zero daily COVID-19 deaths for first time in 15 months - media

People walk at a crossing in Shibuya shopping area, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Tokyo, Japan August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Androniki ChristodoulouTOKYO, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Japan recorded no daily deaths from COVID-19 for the first time in more than a year on Sunday, local media said.Prior to Sunday, there had not been a day … Read more

Victoria records 1173 new COVID-19 cases, nine deaths

Victoria records 1173 new COVID-19 cases, nine deaths

Victoria recorded 1173 new coronavirus cases and nine deaths on Sunday morning, with the peak pharmacy body suggesting Australians will be receiving vaccination boosters for years to come.Victoria’s Department of Health said over 83 per cent of eligible Victorians were now fully vaccinated, with Australia reaching the vaccination milestone of 80 per cent of those … Read more

Victoria records 1,268 new local COVID-19 cases and seven deaths

Healthcare workers in full PPE look on as other workers speak to people at car windows at a drive-through vaccination site.

Victoria has recorded 1,268 new local COVID-19 cases and seven deaths.There are now 16,662 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 352 people have died during the current Delta outbreak.There are 651 people in hospital in the state with COVID-19, of whom 106 are in intensive care, and 70 are on a ventilator.The new cases were detected from 65,410 test results received … Read more

Pfizer Covid pills highly effective at preventing deaths, trial suggests | Pfizer

Pfizer has said that its experimental antiviral pill for Covid-19 cut rates of hospital admission and death by nearly 90%, as the drugmaker joins the race to bring the first easy-to-use medication against the coronavirus to the US market.Currently all Covid treatments used in the US require an IV or injection. Competitor Merck’s Covid pill … Read more

New Mexico reports 16 new deaths, 1,611 additional COVID-19 cases

New Mexico reports 16 new deaths, 1,611 additional COVID-19 cases

A male in his 40s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions. A female in her 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions. A second female in her 60s from Bernalillo County. A male in his 50s from Cibola County. The individual had underlying conditions. A male in his 30s from … Read more

128 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths reported in Manitoba Wednesday

128 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths reported in Manitoba Wednesday

There are 128 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths in Manitoba on Wednesday, the provincial coronavirus data website says. That brings the number of people who have died from the virus in the province to 1,251.  Public health officials gave an update this afternoon on COVID-19 in Manitoba and the province’s vaccination efforts as case numbers continue … Read more

Victoria records 989 new local COVID-19 cases and nine deaths

Victoria records 1,377 new local COVID-19 cases and four deaths

Victoria has recorded 989 new local COVID-19 cases and nine deaths, the first time daily case numbers have been below 1,000 since September 28.Key points:The death toll for the current outbreak in Victoria has risen to 318There were 16,158 doses of vaccine administered at state-run sites and more vaccinations at GP clinicsNew tier 1 venues have been … Read more

342 COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths reported over 3 days in Manitoba

342 COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths reported over 3 days in Manitoba

Manitoba reports 342 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths over three days on Monday, the first coronavirus update since Friday. The provincial test positivity jumped to 4.6 per cent from 3.9 per cent on Friday, a provincial news release says. Winnipeg’s rate climbed to 1.6 per cent from 1.1 per cent on Friday, the last day numbers were … Read more

Singapore may see 2,000 COVID-19 deaths each year- minister

Singapore may see 2,000 COVID-19 deaths each year- minister

Cyclists pass the city skyline during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Singapore October 28, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar SuSINGAPORE, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Singapore could see as many 2,000 COVID-19 deaths annually over time, mainly among the elderly,but it was focused on avoiding excess mortality, a minister said on Monday, as the country battles its biggest … Read more

Singapore reports 3,163 new Covid-19 cases and 13 deaths, Health News & Top Stories

Singapore reports 3,163 new Covid-19 cases and 13 deaths, Health News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – Thirteen people aged between 57 and 89 have died of complications linked to Covid-19, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Sunday (Oct 31). Eleven had various underlying medical conditions, while two people were either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated individuals who had no known medical conditions, said MOH in its daily virus update. … Read more

Victoria records 12 further COVID deaths and 1,036 new cases

People in a shopping centre, many on an escalator and most wearing face masks.

Victoria has recorded 1,036 new COVID-19 infections and the deaths of 12 people with COVID-19.The deaths take the toll from the current outbreak to 305.There are 702 people in hospital with COVID-19, including 80 on a ventilator.The new cases were found from 56,768 test results processed on Saturday and brings the number of active infections in … Read more

14,616 New COVID Cases, 183 Deaths, 348K Vaccinations in the Past Week – NBC Chicago

14,616 New COVID Cases, 183 Deaths, 348K Vaccinations in the Past Week – NBC Chicago

Illinois health officials on Friday reported 14,616 new COVID-19 cases in the past week, along with 183 additional deaths and over 348,196 new vaccine doses administered. In all, 1,695,524 cases of coronavirus have been reported in the state since the pandemic began, according to the latest data from the Illinois Department of Public Health. The … Read more

Manitoba posts 141 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths as infections rise in province

Manitoba posts 141 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths as infections rise in province

Manitoba reported 141 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths on the provincial government’s online portal on Friday. The seven-day average of new cases jumped to 113 — its highest mark through the fourth wave of the pandemic. The previous high was 112 on Oct. 8. The infection rates have been steadily climbing in Manitoba through the week, while they are declining … Read more

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 2 more deaths, circuit breaker expanded and extended

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 2 more deaths, circuit breaker expanded and extended

New Brunswick recorded two more COVID-related deaths Thursday and 69 new cases of COVID. But there are “hopeful signs” the pandemic is starting to recede, said Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health. New cases have decreased by 50 per cent and active cases by a third since circuit breakers were implemented, she told the COVID briefing. Still, … Read more

3 more COVID-19 deaths, 130 new cases in Manitoba on Wednesday

3 more COVID-19 deaths, 130 new cases in Manitoba on Wednesday

Three more people in Manitoba have died due to COVID-19 and the province has 130 new cases of the disease, the province’s online dashboard says. Manitoba’s five-day test positivity rate dropped slightly to 4.2 per cent, from 4.3 per cent on Tuesday. The seven-day average number of new cases rose from 97 to 108. The … Read more

Victoria records 1,510 new local COVID-19 cases and four deaths

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Victoria has recorded 1,510 new local COVID-19 cases and four deaths as the state moves closer to a further easing of restrictions later this week.Key points:The death toll from the current Delta outbreak in Victoria has risen to 234There were 28,232 doses of vaccine administered at state-run sites yesterday, and more at GP clinicsCity of Melbourne … Read more

NSW surpasses 500 COVID-19 deaths since start of Delta outbreak in June

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NSW has surpassed 500 deaths from the Delta outbreak which took hold in Sydney four months ago before spreading across most of the state.Key points:The latest NSW health data shows that only 10 per cent of people who died were fully vaccinatedThe age group with the highest deaths are those between 80 and 89The Premier says … Read more

Peru surpasses 200,000 Covid deaths: officials – World

Peru surpasses 200,000 Covid deaths: officials - World

LIMA: Peru, which has the world’s highest Covid-19 death rate per capita, has surpassed 200,000 deaths from the coronavirus, the health ministry said on Friday. The ministry announced 25 new deaths over the previous 24 hours, taking the South American country over the symbolic threshold with 200.003 deaths since the pandemic started in March 2020. … Read more

Victoria records 1,750 new local COVID cases and nine deaths

People at a Melbourne beach.

Victoria has recorded nine further deaths of people with COVID-19 and 1,750 new locally acquired cases. The new infections were found from 72,858 test results processed on Friday, the day Melbourne and Mildura emerged from lockdown.Strict density caps remain in place and most retail is still closed, but hospitality venues and beauty services have been packed with … Read more

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 5 more deaths, 7,000 public sector employees unvaccinated

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 5 more deaths, 7,000 public sector employees unvaccinated

Five more New Brunswickers have lost their lives to COVID-19, Health Minister Dorothy Shephard announced Friday. Four people in the Moncton region, Zone 1 – including two people 60-69, a person 70-79 and a person 80-89 – and a person 70-79 in the Campbellton region, Zone 5, have died. This pushes the province’s death toll to 106. … Read more

15,131 New COVID Cases, 183 Deaths, 209K Vaccinations in the Past Week – NBC Chicago

15,131 New COVID Cases, 183 Deaths, 209K Vaccinations in the Past Week – NBC Chicago

Illinois health officials on Friday reported 15,131 new COVID-19 cases in the past week, along with 183 additional deaths and over 209,651 new vaccine doses administered. In all, 1,680,908 cases of coronavirus have been reported in the state since the pandemic began, according to the latest data from the Illinois Department of Public Health. The … Read more