Global pandemic

  • Global Covid-19 cases top 58.5mn: Johns Hopkins
    Washington, November 23 (IANS): The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 58.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.38 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Monday, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 58,542,174 and 1,386,454, respectively. The US is the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of c
  • India rounding the curve but no let up in the Americas & graph undulation in Europe
    Morung Express News Dimapur | November 1  Even as India’s COVID-19 graph made a gradual dip in October, case detection saw resurgence in other parts of the word, especially in Europe.  According to the state Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), Health & Family Welfare (H&FW), the past week recorded the maximum number of infections, worldwide, in a single week. As on November 1, the worldwide case total was over 4.6cr with 5 lakh-plus cases be
  • Global Covid-19 cases top 42.5mn: Johns Hopkins
    Washington, October 25 (IANS): The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 42.5 million, while the deaths have soared to more than 1,148,940, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As of Sunday morning, the total number of cases stood at 42,532,198, while the death toll surged to 1,148,943, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update. The US is the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of c
  • Europe's hospitals under major stress as coronavirus cases surge
    AMSTERDAM/MADRID, October 21 (Reuters): Europe's hospital systems are at risk of buckling under the strain of soaring numbers of COVID-19 infections that have put the continent once again at the centre of the global pandemic. With case numbers that were brought largely under control by the unprecedented lockdowns in March and April now resurging relentlessly, authorities in countries from Poland to Portugal have expressed mounting alarm at the renewed crisis confronting the