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Global death toll hits 2 million

The WHO on Friday called for a worldwide acceleration in vaccine rollouts — as well as a ramp-up in efforts to study the sequencing of the virus The post Global death toll hits 2 million appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneJan 16th, 2021

India Covid-19 deaths surge again, more global aid flown in

India's coronavirus disaster deepened on Thursday with its daily death toll climbing above 3,600, as more international aid was flown in with the United States sending nearly one million test kits......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 29th, 2021

World Roundup: & bull; COVID death toll exceeds 3M & bull; 2nd blood clot case in Canada

The global COVID-19 death toll passed 3 million over the weekend as the pandemic sped up despite vaccination campaigns, leading countries such as India to impose new lockdowns to fight spiraling infection numbers......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 18th, 2021

Pandemic hits ‘critical point’ as Europe deaths top one million

Europe passed the grim milestone of one million coronavirus deaths on Monday, as the World Health Organization warned that infections are rising exponentially despite widespread efforts aimed at stopping them. The death toll across Europe’s 52 countries, compiled by AFP from official sources, totalled at least 1,000,288 by 1830 GMT. “We are in a critical point […] The post Pandemic hits ‘critical point’ as Europe deaths top one million appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Global COVID-19 death toll passes two million

PARIS, France – The global death toll from COVID-19 passed two million on Friday, with the World Health Organization (WHO) urging mass vaccinations as the pandemic progresses at a record rate. As of 1825 GMT on Friday, at least 2,000,066 people worldwide had been confirmed dead of the virus that first emerged in Wuhan, central […] The post Global COVID-19 death toll passes two million appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2021

World Roundup: US vaccine set to be injected into millions

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was set to begin leaving the company's Michigan factory on Sunday, ready to be injected into the arms of millions of the most vulnerable Americans as the global death toll approached 1.6 million......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 14th, 2020

Ulysses death toll hits 69; 1.7 million affected

The official death toll of Typhoon Ulysses has risen to 69, with over 1.7 million people directly affected by its onslaught last week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 16th, 2020

Global coronavirus death toll passes one million

More than one million people have died from coronavirus, according to an AFP toll, marking a grim milestone in the spread of the disease that has ravaged the world economy, inflamed diplomatic tensions and upended lives from Indian slums to New York City......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 29th, 2020

Global coronavirus death toll passes one million

New infection control restrictions in Europe stirred anger and frustration on  Sunday as around the world the global coronavirus toll inched towards one million dead......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 28th, 2020

Death toll from Haiti quake hits 724 as tropical storm looms

PORT-AU-PRINCE — The death toll from a devastating earthquake in Haiti rose to 724 on Sunday as rescue workers scrambled to find survivors buried under buildings a day after the 7.2 magnitude quake and as a tropical storm bore down on the Caribbean nation. The quake flattened hundreds of homes and buildings in a Caribbean […] The post Death toll from Haiti quake hits 724 as tropical storm looms appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2021

India rescuers hunt for survivors as monsoon toll hits 76

Rescuers in India combed through mud and debris Saturday in a desperate search for survivors as the death toll from heavy monsoon rains climbed to 76, with nearly 90,000 others evacuated......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 24th, 2021

Climate financing for Philippines hits $878 million in 2020

Climate financing in the Philippines committed by multilateral development banks reached $878 million in 2020, in line with global efforts to reduce carbon emissions and achieve targets under the Paris Agreement......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2021

Dante death toll hits 11

The number of fatalities due to Tropical Storm Dante has climbed to 11, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 6th, 2021

Dante leaves PAR; death toll hits 9

The death toll due to Tropical Storm Dante climbed to nine as the weather disturbance left the Philippine area of responsibility yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 5th, 2021

Peru leads global mortality rate after adjusting COVID toll

Peru on Monday more than doubled its official coronavirus death toll, becoming the country with the highest COVID-19 mortality per capita anywhere in the world......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 1st, 2021

Philippines’ Covid-19 death toll hits 20,000-mark

Over 20,000 Filipinos have so far died due to the coronavirus disease, based on the government’s latest tally. The Philippines’ Covid-19 fatality count rose to 20,019 on Tuesday after the Department of Health reported 36 additional deaths — the lowest figure recorded in over seven weeks. Meanwhile, the nationwide coronavirus tally climbed to 1,120,452 after […] The post Philippines’ Covid-19 death toll hits 20,000-mark appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 25th, 2021

India virus deaths climb again; global aid flown in

Kolkata, India—India’s coronavirus disaster deepened on Thursday with the daily death toll climbing above 3,600 as dozens of countries sent urgent medical aid to help tackle the spiralling crisis.  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 30th, 2021

PNP virus death toll hits 47

A 40-year-old policeman died of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing to 47 the total number of deaths in the Philippine National Police......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Daily death toll hits all-time high at 401

The Philippines logged its all-time high number of COVID-19 deaths yesterday at 401, with the surge in cases driving the number of fatalities to 1,097 in less than a week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

Indonesia hunts for survivors as quake death toll hits 56

MAMUJU, Indonesia — The death toll from a powerful earthquake on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island has jumped to 56, authorities said Sunday, with thousands left homeless as rescuers raced to find anyone still alive under mountains of rubble. Hospitals were overrun with hundreds of injured after the 6.2-magnitude quake struck in the early hours of Friday, […] The post Indonesia hunts for survivors as quake death toll hits 56 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2021

A pandemic year

Throughout human history, there have been many calamitous events that have seen a multitude of deaths and widespread destruction. These may be caused by a variety of causes such as cataclysmic natural phenomena, armed conflict, or some health crises of enormous proportions. The Black Death of 1347-1351 killed an estimated hundred million individuals and the Great Pandemic (Flu, 1918-1920) had 50,000,000-100,000,000 fatalities. The two world wars, WWI of 1914 and WWII which began in 1939 and ended in 1945, have the deadliest combined death toll in the annals of human history......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 28th, 2020