The fiancee of Boris Johnson, the UK PM who was recently in intensive care with Covid-19 has given birth to a baby boy. The birth of his son is another milestone in a particularly intense period for the UK prime minister as his government faces the challenge of the coronavirus pandemic. 27 March: Tests positive […]
Another 813 people have died in UK hospitals after testing positive for coronavirus, the Department of Health has said, taking the total to 20,319. The majority of those deaths – 18,084 are in England. Scotland’s daily figures showed that another 47 people have died there, taking the total to 1,231. Wales has reported a further […]
Cristina Cuomo, the wife of CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, has been diagnosed with Coronavirus two weeks after he announced he was infected. Chris made the announcement from his family home on Wednesday night during a live interview with his brother, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. ‘It’s very rare for a family to be […]
UK prime minister Boris Johnson has left hospital after being treated for coronavirus, but will not immediately return to work BBC.
The World Bank is projecting that sub-Saharan Africa will go into recession for the first time in a quarter a century as the Covid-19 pandemic disrupts economies. The global financial institution says the region’s economy could contract by -2.1% to as much as -5.1% this year. The outbreak has spread to 52 countries on the […]
Jacques Joaquim Yhombi-Opango, former president of the Republic of the Congo, has died after contracting coronavirus, his family said. Yhombi-Opango died in a Paris hospital on Monday. He was 81.
Italy reported 756 new coronavirus deaths on Sunday taking the total number of fatalities to 10,779 as it continues to pay the heaviest price in the world from the contagion. Spain’s health ministry announced 838 new coronavirus deaths, marking the country’s highest daily jump in fatalities and bringing its total to 6,528. In New York, […]
The drug, which has been around since the 1970s, blocks the degenerative effect Covid-19 has on cells and doesn’t allow the virus to replicate further, the Russian Federal Medical-Biological Agency (FMBA) said in a statement.
Leaders of the G20 countries have promised they’ll do whatever it takes to minimise the damage from the coronavirus pandemic, saying $5 trillion (£4.1tn) is being injected into the global economy. In a statement following a virtual summit, they also promised robust support for vulnerable nations, particularly in Africa, and to boost access to medical […]
California has issued a “stay at home” order to residents as it tries to stem the march of the coronavirus across the most populous US state. Governor Gavin Newsom told Californians they should only leave their homes when necessary during the pandemic. He earlier estimated more than half of the 40 million people in his […]