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UK coronavirus cases top 13m, over 148,000 deaths

Sajid Javid

Britain has reported another 162,572 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period. British Health Secretary, Sajid Javid This brings the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 13.1 million, according to official figures released late on Saturday, January 1, 2022. Britain also reported a further 154 coronavirus-related deaths. The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain now stands ...

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COVID-19: No death from Omicron variant yet in Nigeria, says NCDC

Dr. Ifedayo Adetifa

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC) says no person in Nigeria has died of COVID-19 with the B.1.1.529 SARS-CoV-2 lineage, the Omicron variant, in the country, as the variant surges across the country. Dr. Ifedayo Adetifa, Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) The NCDC Director-General, Dr Ifedayo Adetifa, disclosed this to newsmen on Friday, December 24, 2021 ...

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Lagos records 10 COVID-19 related deaths

Prof. Akin Abayomi

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says 10 persons have died from COVID-19 related complications in the state between Aug. 24 and Aug. 25, 2021. Prof. Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health Abayomi disclosed this in his Facebook account @ProfAkinolaAbayomi on Thursday, August 26, while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for both days. He said that the ...

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Lagos records another COVID-19 death, 2,893 active cases in communities

Prof. Akinola Abayomi

One COVID-19 related death was recorded on Monday, August 2, 2021 in Lagos, said Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi. Lagos State Health Commissioner, Prof. Akinola Abayomi Abayomi disclosed this in his Facebook account @ProfAkinolaAbayomi on Wednesday while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for Monday. He said the death had increased the state’s fatality figure from the virus ...

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Africa’s COVID-19 deaths increased by 43% in one week, says WHO

Matshidiso Moeti

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Africa recorded a 43 per cent week-on-week rise of COVID-19 mortality. Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa This, however, increases hospital admissions, as countries face shortages in oxygen and intensive care beds. Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa, disclosed this during a virtual press conference on Africa’s COVID-19 update organised ...

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US on verge of exceeding 500,000 Covid-19 deaths

Covid Death

The US is on track to top 500,000 deaths from Covid-19 – the most for any country in the world – on Monday, February 22, 2021. Covid death It comes just over a year after the first infection of the novel coronavirus, first detected in China, was recorded on the US west coast. The grim milestone will be marked by ...

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Britain records highest coronavirus death rate worldwide


Britain is currently recording the highest number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in the world relative to its population. Coronavirus On a seven-day moving average, there were recently more than 16.5 deaths per million people, according to a recent evaluation by Oxford University that refers to data from the U.S.’ Johns Hopkins University. This puts Britain just ahead of the Czech ...

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U.S. reports over 4,000 daily coronavirus deaths for first time

Donald Trump

The United States (U.S.) reported more than 4,000 Coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in one day for the first time on Thursday, January 7, 2021 as health systems struggle to cope with the number of sick and dying patients. President Donald Trump of the US A total of 4,033 people died in connection with the disease within 24 hours, according to the ...

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Germany records highest COVID-19 death toll amid calls for lockdown


The number of people who have died in Germany after catching the coronavirus surged to 590 on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 marking the highest daily death toll for the country in the pandemic. Coronavirus The figure, reported by the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the national agency for disease control, beat the last record of 487 by more than 100. The ...

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WHO describes 1m global coronavirus deaths as ‘very sad milestone’

Margaret Harris

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 described the one million deaths from the coronavirus as “a very sad milestone”, considering that many victims suffered “a terribly difficult and lonely death” and their families were unable to say goodbye. WHO spokeswoman, Margaret Harris WHO spokeswoman Margaret Harris told a UN briefing in Geneva that the global coronavirus ...

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