Global Statistics

All countries
10,919,516
Confirmed
Updated on July 2, 2020 6:33 pm
All countries
5,900,553
Recovered
Updated on July 2, 2020 6:33 pm
All countries
521,388
Deaths
Updated on July 2, 2020 6:33 pm

Global Statistics

All countries
10,919,516
Confirmed
Updated on July 2, 2020 6:33 pm
All countries
5,900,553
Recovered
Updated on July 2, 2020 6:33 pm
All countries
521,388
Deaths
Updated on July 2, 2020 6:33 pm
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Another San Quentin inmate is found dead in his Death Row cell

A San Quentin State Prison inmate on Death Row, convicted in the cold-case killing of an 8-year-old Bay Area girl, has died, and officials are investigating whether he was infected with the coronavirus. Joseph S. Cordova, 75, was found unresponsive in his single cell at 4:08 p.m. Wednesday, officials said. He was pronounced dead at…

Did a Mutation Help the Coronavirus Spread? More Evidence, but Lingering Questions

Health|Did a Mutation Help the Coronavirus Spread? More Evidence, but Lingering QuestionsJuly 2, 2020Updated 11:29 a.m. ETFor months, scientists have debated whether a variant of the coronavirus that has come to predominate in much of the world did so partly because it is more transmissible than other viruses.On Thursday, a team of researchers reported new…

Some partygoers tied to coronavirus cluster won’t talk to health officials. They’ll get subpoenas.

Coronavirus infections among eight people are tied to a large party where the host had COVID-19 symptoms in Rockland County outside of New York City, health officials said.But some of the partygoers are refusing to comply with contract tracers — and they will get subpoenas with possible fines of $2,000 a day, officials said.Dr. Patricia…

All Eyes on Bars as Virus Surges and Americans Go Drinking

the coronavirus, seeding infections in thousands of mostly young adults and adding to surging cases nationwide.Louisiana health officials tied at least 100 coronavirus cases to bars in the Tigerland nightlife district in Baton Rouge. Minnesota has traced 328 recent cases to bars across the state.And in East Lansing, home to Michigan State University, nearly 140…

Amid coronavirus pandemic, excess deaths from heart disease, diabetes, stroke

The coronavirus killed tens of thousands in the United States during the pandemic’s first months, but it also left a lesser-known toll: thousands more deaths than would have been expected from heart disease and a handful of other medical conditions, according to an analysis of federal data by The Washington Post.The analysis suggests that in…

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Western Cape’s Covid-19 peak could be ‘flatter, longer’, but that’s good news for bed capacity | News24

Beds being moved into the CTICC as it prepares to assist in the Covid-19 fight. New data brings welcome news: It's now believed the Western Cape will have enough beds.This is due to a "flatter, longer peak" - which could put less pressure on hospitals at a given time - rather than an intense spike.The…

EXPLAINER | How liquidation works | Fin24

The coronavirus lockdown has devastated the business sector and many businesses, big and small, have to make some tough decisions about their ability to continue or not.It is important to understand the difference between factual insolvency and commercial insolvency.Make sure you do the right thing by your creditors to avoid committing any offences. The coronavirus…

Climate change will make world too hot for 60 per cent of fish species

By Adam Vaughan Fish are vulnerable to warming oceans, particularly as embryosjoebelanger/Getty Images Fish are at a far greater risk from climate change than previously thought, as researchers have shown that embryos and spawning adults are more susceptible to warming oceans. In a worst-case scenario of 5°C of  global warming, up to 60 per cent…