World reaches 400,000 virus deaths, 6.9 million infections as pope urges caution

BARCELONA, Spain — The confirmed global death toll from the COVID-19 virus reached at least 400,000 fatalities on Sunday, a day after the government of Brazil broke with standard public health protocols by ceasing to publish updates of the number of deaths and infections in the hard-hit South American country. Worldwide, at least 6.9 million people have been infected by […]

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Colorado nears 400 coronavirus deaths as number of outbreaks at senior care facilities and factories reaches 100

At least 391 people now have died from complications of the novel coronavirus in Colorado, as positive cases — and recoveries — from the respiratory illness continue to rise. There have been 1,755 people hospitalized since the outbreak entered the state last month, but only 858 people were in Colorado hospitals with symptoms of the illness as of Thursday afternoon, […]

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China virus death toll nears 1,400, US bemoans ‘lack of transparency’

The death toll from China’s virus epidemic neared 1,400 on Friday, as the United States complained of a “lack of transparency” from Beijing over its handling of a crisis that has fuelled global panic. Nearly 64,000 people are now recorded as having been made ill by the virus in China, with the last two days showing a steep rise after […]

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