US records 1,783 virus deaths in past 24 hours: Johns Hopkins

Above, people walk in Times Square, Manhattan. Total number of US fatalities linked to the virus now stands at 16,478. (Reuters)
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Updated 10 April 2020

US records 1,783 virus deaths in past 24 hours: Johns Hopkins

  • Total number of US fatalities linked to the virus now stands at 16,478

WASHINGTON: The United States recorded 1,783 deaths related to the novel coronavirus over the past 24 hours, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University as of 8:30 p.m. Thursday (0030 GMT Friday).
The number of fatalities was lower than the previous day’s record toll of 1,973.
The total number of US fatalities linked to the virus now stands at 16,478, the second-highest tally in the world after Italy.


Malaysia reports 19 new coronavirus cases, one new death

Updated 05 June 2020

Malaysia reports 19 new coronavirus cases, one new death

  • The health ministry also reported its first death in two weeks

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia reported 19 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Friday, taking the cumulative total to 8,266 infections.
The health ministry also reported its first death in two weeks, raising the number of fatalities to 116.
Earlier on Friday, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin unveiled an additional economic stimulus package worth around $8.2 billion in a bid to revitalize industries badly hit by the pandemic.