Coronavirus has killed 68,125 people and infected more than 1.2 million

Coronavirus has killed 68,125 people and infected more than 1.2 million

Countries with the most deaths in the last 24 hours are the United States, Spain and the United Kingdom.

The new coronavirus pandemic has killed around 68,125 people worldwide and has infected more than 1.2 million since December, according to an AFP agency report, at 8PM yesterday, through official sources in the various countries.
According to data collected by the French news agency, more than 1,244,740 cases of infection have been officially diagnosed in 191 countries and territories since the epidemic began last December in China…

Cancer responsible for more than a quarter of deaths in the EU

Cancer responsible for more than a quarter of deaths in the EU

Lung cancer proves to be the most fatal among men and breast cancer among women.

Data released by Eurostat show that, in 2016, almost 1.2 million people died of cancer in all 28 Member States, representing 26% of all deaths recorded in the Union. In that year, an average of 257 people per 100,000 inhabitants in the Union died of cancer.

Coronavirus has killed 80 people in China

Coronavirus has killed 80 people in China

Previous balance pointed to 56 dead.

The death toll from the new coronavirus detected in China has now increased to 80, after 24 new deaths were recorded in Hubei province, the epicenter of the contagion, local authorities announced.

In this region, 371 new patients infected with the coronavirus were detected, bringing the number of confirmed cases to more than 2300 across China, according to data from the central government.

Bad weather continues to cause deaths across Europe

Bad weather continues to cause deaths across Europe

Since Sunday, at least 9 people have died, victims of heavy rains that have affected France, Italy and Greece.

The death toll from the torrential rains that have plagued France, Italy and Greece has risen to 9.

The most recent victims were two women who died after the heavy storm that hit the Aegean islands.

Greece has already registered four fatalities. Last Sunday two men, tourists, died after their boat sank.

Hurricane Dorian Causes At Least 7 Dead In The Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian Causes At Least 7 Dead In The Bahamas

The number of deaths from Hurricane Dorian increased from five to seven.

In a news conference on Tuesday, Bahamas prime minister Hubert Minnis admitted the possibility of more deaths after having more injured victims on the Abaco Islands.

The prime minister highlighted that Abacus is completely flooded, including the airport.
“We are in the midst of an historical tragedy in the Bahamas,” said Minnis, noting that the official number of 7 dead, is just an initial number.