The global COVID-19 death toll passed three million on Saturday as the pandemic continues to speed up despite vaccination campaigns, leading countries like India to impose new lockdowns to fight spiralling infection numbers.
It is the latest grim milestone after the novel coronavirus surfaced in
Fresh lockdowns and curfews were imposed on tens of millions of people from India to Argentina on Saturday, as COVID-19 infections surged again and vaccine roll-outs were hampered by shortages and scares over side effects.In India, the worst-hit state of Maharashtra was running out of vaccines as
Coronavirus-related deaths worldwide crossed 3 million on Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, as the latest global resurgence of COVID-19 infections is challenging vaccination efforts across the globe.
Worldwide COVID-19 deaths are rising once again, especially in Brazil and India. Health offi
The number of deaths from Covid-19 across Europe passed 900,000 on Tuesday, according to an AFP tally of official figures provided by health authorities.As of 0845 GMT, 52 countries and territories of the region — which includes Russia and Turkey — had officially registered 900,185 cor
Jordan, Libya, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Iraq and Palestine announced new coronavirus infections and fatalities yesterday as efforts continue to contain the deadly virus, Anadolu Agency reports.
JordanThe Health Ministry announced 3,644 more cases, bringing the number of infections to 383,912.
A Reuters statistics showed that more than 109.08 million people have been infected with the Coronavirus worldwide, while the total number of deaths resulting from the virus has reached two million and 509898.
HIV infections have been recorded in more than 210 countries and regions since the firs
Coronavirus case numbers are stabilizing in parts of the Middle East but the situation remains critical, with more than a dozen countries reporting cases of new variants, the World Health Organization said Monday.
Ahmed al-Mandhari, director of WHO’s eastern Mediterranean region, which comp
The number of COVID-19 cases in Eastern Europe surpassed 10 million on Friday, according to Reuters tally, as countries across the region aim to increase vaccine procurements from multiple suppliers to accelerate inoculation programmes.
Countries in Eastern Europe have reported more than 10.02 mi
A total of 100,000 people have died in the Middle East after contracting Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic in December 2019, according to an AFP tally at 0800 GMT on Thursday based on official data.In all, 4,991,770 people in the region have tested positive for the new coronavirus.In terms
Tunisia, Lebanon, Jordan, Morocco and Algeria announced Saturday more fatalities linked to the novel coronavirus as efforts continued to contain the disease, Anadolu Agency reported.
TunisiaThe Tunisian Health Ministry reported that 81 more people died from the virus, with 1,438 new cases identif
A senior leader of ISIS' operations in Iraq has been killed by the Iraqi military, Mustafa Al Kadhimi said on Thursday, a week after a rare double suicide bombing in Baghdad.
Abu Yaser Al Issawi, was an ISIS commander who had claimed to be the leader of the group in Iraq and its 'deputy caliph'.
The collective wealth of the world's billionaires rose $3.9 trillion between March and December 2020 to reach $11.95 trillion, according to "The Inequality Virus" report, published as global leaders tune in for the World Economic Forum's (WEF) virtual "Davos Dialogue" meeting.
The 10 richest
The novel coronavirus has killed at least 2,107,903 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to an AFP tally from official sources at 1100 GMT on Saturday.
More than 98,127,150 cases of coronavirus have been registered. Of these, at least 59,613,300 are now considere
The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced that the current data indicate that the new strain of Corona virus recently discovered in the United Kingdom is considered more deadly than its counterparts.
Long-range Iranian missiles rained down dangerously close to a commercial ship in the Indian Ocean on Saturday and 100 miles from the US Nimitz aircraft carrier strike group, Fox News reported.
US officials, who wished to remain anonymous, said that at least one of the missiles landed 20 mi
More than 30 million coronavirus cases have been officially recorded in Europe, according to an AFP tally based on official health statistics at 0800 GMT on Friday.The 52 nations, which include Russia, constitute the world’s worst affected zone in terms of the number of infections, followed
The UN’s World Health Organisation on Thursday said the Middle East region passed the “grim milestone” of 5 million coronavirus cases since the pandemic began early last year.
The WHO said there had been 123,725 deaths from Covid-19 since January 2020 across its Eastern Mediterr
At least 84,392,682 people have been reported to infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,835,623 have died, according to a reputable news agency tally published on Thursday.
With more than 346,000 deaths and over 20 million confirmed cases, the United States tops the list of twenty count