French coronavirus toll jumps by record 1,438 deaths
Wednesday, 15 April 2020 The number of people who died from coronavirus infection in France jumped by 1,438 or 9.1% to 17,167 in the biggest single-day increase as a number of nursing homes reported cumulative tolls following the three-day Easter weekend, the health ministry said on Wednesday.
The U.S. coronavirus death toll is now the highest in the world. The toll surged past 30,000 on Wednesday, doubling after just a week. This is after a record single-day increase in COVID-19-related fatalities the prior day. Cases topped 615,000 in the United States and 2 million globally, reports...
Boris Johnson told a Downing Street press conference that “things will lookand feel very different” after Easter, with a vaccine and mass testing. But hewarned the months ahead “will be hard, they will be cold, they include Januaryand February when the NHS is under its greatest pressure”. That meant the needfor new tiers from Wednesday December 2, replacing England’s lockdown, withmore areas facing tougher restrictions than the previous regional regime.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the Government will make sure that ''nopupil in the UK will go hungry'', after MPs last week rejected legislationthat would have provided free meals during all school holidays from Octoberthrough to the Easter break. Mr Johnson said the Government has given''specific sums'' to local councils to help support families in need.
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A day after his fiancé gave birth, Prime Minister Boris Johnson led a meeting of his top ministers on Thursday to discuss how to ease Britain's lockdown amid a backdrop of rising deaths and questions..
India witnessed a spike of 1,718 coronavirus cases and 66 deaths, taking the total cases in the country to 33,050 and the death touched crossed 1,074, according to latest figures released by the Union..