Global Statistics

All countries
64,933,345
Confirmed
Updated on December 3, 2020 10:15 am
All countries
44,542,539
Recovered
Updated on December 3, 2020 10:15 am
All countries
1,501,302
Deaths
Updated on December 3, 2020 10:15 am

Global Statistics

All countries
64,933,345
Confirmed
Updated on December 3, 2020 10:15 am
All countries
44,542,539
Recovered
Updated on December 3, 2020 10:15 am
All countries
1,501,302
Deaths
Updated on December 3, 2020 10:15 am
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Sufficient Levels of Vitamin D Significantly Reduces Complications, Death Among COVID-19 Patients

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients who were vitamin D sufficient, with a blood level of 25-hydroxyvitamin D of at least 30 ng/mL (a measure of vitamin D status), had a significant decreased risk for adverse clinical outcomes including becoming unconscious, hypoxia (body starved for oxygen) and death. In addition, they had lower blood levels of an inflammatory…

Tiny airborne particles may pose a big coronavirus problem

coronavirus take turns sitting in a chair and putting their faces into the big end of a large cone. They recite the alphabet and sing or just sit quietly for a half hour. Sometimes they cough.The cone sucks up everything that comes out of their mouths and noses. It's part of a device called “Gesundheit…

Nearly 1M who died of COVID-19 also illuminated treatment

The nearly 1 million people around the world who have lost their lives to COVID-19 have left us a gift: Through desperate efforts to save their lives, scientists now better understand how to treat and prevent the disease — and millions of others may survive.Ming Wang, 71, and his wife were on a cruise from…

COVID-19 lockdowns just ‘defer the problem’ of third wave, UK scientist warns

September 27, 2020 | 8:49am | Updated September 27, 2020 | 8:49am Enlarge Image A sign advising people to wear a face mask is shown on the door of a business in London. AFP via Getty Images A UK government science adviser warned Sunday that ongoing lockdowns just “defer the problem” — and warned that…

San Antonio, Bexar County reports 100 new COVID-19 cases, one new virus-related death

patients are hospitalized. Of those, 85 are in the intensive care unit and 30 are on ventilators. There are 15% of staffed beds available and 73% of ventilators available.MORE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE FROM KSAT:Track daily spikes in COVID-19 cases in San Antonio, Bexar CountyTrack coronavirus cases by ZIP, age in San Antonio with interactive mapResources from…

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City of Cape Town urges people to leave Kataza the baboon alone

Kataza the baboon. Facebook / Baboon Matters The City of Cape Town has asked the public not to feed a baboon that has relocated to Tokai. The baboon, known as Kataza or SK11, is slowly being integrated into the Tokai troop. Video footage, however, shows humans feeding Kataza. The City of Cape Town has requested that Kataza…

Rassie: There are various benefits for SA rugby to go north

As SA Rugby moves to determine which franchises will go to Europe in future, Rassie Erasmus has noted several potential benefits for the local game should that route be followed.The national director of rugby believes the high world rankings of Wales, Ireland and Scotland mean PRO Rugby is competitive and that fans will eventually identify…

A Once-in-a-Century Climate ‘Anomaly’ Might Have Made World War I Even Deadlier

(John Finney Photography/Moment/Getty Images) An abnormally bad season of weather may have had a significant impact on the death toll from both World War I and the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, according to new research, with many more lives being lost due to torrential rain and plummeting temperatures. Through a detailed analysis of an ice…