Covid-19 patients at this hospital are dying ‘at a rate we’ve never seen die before’ — and it’s taking a toll on health care workers

Covid-19 patients at this hospital are dying 'at a rate we've never seen die before' -- and it's taking a toll on health care workers

“I was really hoping that we’d (all) get vaccinated and things would be back to normal,” said Sefton, an assistant manager at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Michigan.”We have more patients than we’ve ever had at any point, and we’re seeing more people die at a rate we’ve never seen die before,” said Jim Dover, president … Read more

Bulgaria extends COVID-19 emergency as low vaccinations take toll

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Anadolu 1:08 AM | November 26, 2021 Battling a deadly fourth virus wave and rampant vaccine skepticism, Bulgaria on Thursday extended its COVID-19 state of emergency until March 31 next year. Coronavirus infections and fatalities have soared in recent months in the Balkan country of some 7 million, which remains the least vaccinated in the … Read more

‘People are starting to wane’: China’s zero-Covid policy takes toll | Coronavirus

On Friday, the Beijing Daily published an intricate graphic identifying two people sick with Covid-19 and everyone they had infected, detailing the spread of the latest Delta outbreak in the country. The map came amid growing frustration, some panic, and rare protests over the ramifications of China’s effort to remain a “zero Covid” country.Since the … Read more

Mexico witnesses 46% rise in Covid death toll in 2020

Mexico witnesses 46% rise in Covid death toll in 2020

MEXICO CITY: Mexico saw a 46 percent jump in its mortality rate in 2020 as the coronavirus fueled a sharp increase in the number of people dying, official figures showed Thursday.There were 86 deaths per 10,000 inhabitants last year, compared with 59 in 2019, the national statistics institute INEGI reported. The total number of deaths … Read more

U.S. COVID-19 death toll hits 700,000

U.S. COVID-19 death toll hits 700,000

Oct 1 (Reuters) – The United States surpassed 700,000 coronavirus-related deaths on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, as officials roll out booster doses of vaccines to protect the elderly and people working in high-risk professions.The country has reported an average of more than 2,000 deaths per day over the past week, which represents about … Read more