13 Oct 2020

Reported death toll in Armenia-Azerbaijan clashes about 600

The death toll from the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan has reached 600, according to local media. The reported death toll includes military and civilian deaths as fighting continues despite calls for a cease-fire. On Tuesday, Nagorno-Karabakh declared that 16 of their servicemen had been killed in the conflict, bringing

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29 Sep 2020

Global Covid-19 death toll passes one million

Over the weekend, the number of people who have died worldwide due to COVID-19 complications has passed one million. Many regions are reporting a second wave of infections while others have failed to quell the first outbreaks. Data from Johns Hopkins University shows that deaths in Brazil, the US, and

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20 Aug 2020

Sweden records highest death tally in 150 years in first half of 2020

In Sweden, 51,405 deaths were registered in the first half of 2020, representing the country’s highest death tally in 150 years. According to the country’s statistics office, there were just 6,500 fatalities during the same period in 2019. This death toll has not been witnessed by Sweden since a famine

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07 Aug 2020

India now has more than 2 million confirmed coronavirus cases

Just three weeks after announcing it had reached 1 million confirmed COVID-19 cases, India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released a statement that concedes it has reached over 2,027,000 cases of the infectious virus. The country’s healthcare systems have been crippled by the pressure of the escalating pandemic as

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03 Aug 2020

Iran cover-up of deaths revealed by data leak

According to an investigation conducted by BBC Persia, the number of COVID-19 deaths in Iran is nearly triple what the government has been reporting. The government’s records state that 42,000 people have died with COVID-19 symptoms as of July 20, whereas the health ministry only reported 14,405 deaths. The number

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07 Jul 2020

Hundreds of thousands more could die from Covid-19 in Latin America, agency warns

In Latin America and the Caribbean, over 121,000 people have died due to COVID-19 complications, however, health authorities warn that this number could increase by more than 300,000 as of October 1. The Pan American Health Organization held a press briefing earlier this week citing modeling by the University of

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27 May 2020

Brazil Daily Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses That of U.S.

Brazil has surpassed the daily death toll of the US, reporting that in the past 24 hours 1,039 have died from the COVID-19 virus. In total, the US still leads the globe in the death toll, recording 98,261 deaths over the past several months. The US has, on the other

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12 May 2020

The Latest: 8,000 died in British nursing homes in 2 months

According to new data released by the UK’s Office for National Statistics, there were more than 8,300 recorded deaths in nursing homes across Britain during the two-month period between March 2 to May 1 that included COVID-19 on the death certificate. This figure does not include deaths in Scotland or

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08 May 2020

Virus could kill 190,000 Africans and ‘smolder’ in continent

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that Africa faces a huge potential COVID-19 risk, stating that they estimate 190,000 people could die on the continent in the first year of the pandemic. The WHO is also concerned that the virus could threaten the region for years. The UN Health

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06 May 2020

Coronavirus: UK death toll passes Italy to be highest in Europe

According to recent UK government data, the country has surpassed Italy for the highest number of COVID-19 deaths in Europe. The latest figures state that there have been 29,427 deaths across the UK, compared to 29,315 in Italy. However, experts have expressed that it may be months before accurate global

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