Over 4 million people worldwide have now died from COVID-19

The global death toll from COVID-19 eclipsed 4 million Wednesday as the crisis increasingly becomes a race between the vaccine and the highly contagious delta variant. The tally of lives … Read More

Brazil’s COVID-19 death toll hits 300,000 amid patchy vaccine rollout

Brazil’s death toll from COVID-19 passed the 300,000 mark on Wednesday, according to the Health Ministry. The South American country had 89,992 cases of coronavirus reported in the last 24 … Read More

Cambodia sees its first death from COVID-19 a year into pandemic

Cambodia reported its first death from the coronavirus on Thursday amid its biggest COVID-19 outbreak so far, after a 50-year-old man succumbed to the virus after testing positive less than … Read More

Canada saw over 13,000 ‘excess deaths’ during 1st year of COVID-19: StatCan

There were more than 13,000 “excess deaths” in Canada last year, according to new data released by Statistics Canada, as the coronavirus pandemic took a significant toll on the country’s … Read More

California now has more COVID-19 deaths than any U.S. state, surpassing New York

California surpassed New York on Tuesday as the U.S. state with the most coronavirus deaths, a grim reminder of the pandemic’s toll even as the vaccine rollout and a sharp … Read More

U.S. could see more coronavirus deaths per day than 9/11 for months, CDC chief warns

The United States could see more people die from the novel coronavirus per day than in the September 11 terrorist attacks for the next two to three months, a top … Read More

U.S. could see more coronavirus deaths per day than 9/11, CDC director warns

The United States could see more people die from the novel coronavirus per day than in the September 11 terrorist attacks for the next two to three months, a top … Read More

U.S. reports over 3,000 new coronavirus deaths for 1st time as vaccine approval looms

The United States on Wednesday crossed an ominous new threshold of 3,000 lives lost to COVID-19 in a single day while public health officials stepped up preparations for a vaccine … Read More

Canada adds 93 more COVID-19 deaths while provinces break new infection, fatality records

Canada reported an additional 6,346 new infections of the novel coronavirus Saturday as several provinces broke new case and fatality records amid the second wave of the pandemic. The new … Read More

Mexico becomes 4th country to surpass 100,000 coronavirus deaths

Mexico passed the 100,000 mark in COVID-19 deaths Thursday, becoming only the fourth country — behind the United States, Brazil and India — to do so. Jose Luis Alomia Zegarra, … Read More

Over a quarter million people have died from coronavirus in the United States

The United States surpassed 250,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus Wednesday — an alarming reminder of the toll the virus has had on the world’s most heavily-infected country. The milestone … Read More

Nunavut adds 10 more coronavirus cases as infections soar across Canada

Coronavirus cases continue to spike across Canada Sunday as provincial authorities reported 4,142 new cases, including another 10 in Nunavut. Sunday’s case data comes amid another 62 deaths attributed to … Read More

U.S. coronavirus deaths rise again in majority of states as new wave grows

Deaths per day from the coronavirus in the U.S. are on the rise again, just as health experts had feared, and cases are climbing in practically every state, despite assurances … Read More

India’s coronavirus death toll surpasses 100,000 with no signs of slowing

India’s death toll from the novel coronavirus rose past 100,000 on Saturday, only the third country in the world to reach that bleak milestone, after the United States and Brazil, … Read More

Over 1 million people have now died of coronavirus worldwide

Over one million people have now died of the novel coronavirus globally, a sobering milestone as countries around the world struggle to contain a growing second wave of the pandemic. … Read More

Almost 1M have died from coronavirus. Their deaths taught researchers about 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 … Read More

India sets new record for coronavirus deaths with over 1,100 in single day

India on Tuesday reported 1,133 deaths from the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, its highest single-day total. The Health Ministry also reported 75,809 new cases, raising India’s tally to … Read More

Coronavirus: Canada’s migrant farm workers face fatal COVID-19 outbreaks, alleged mistreatment

Lisa Bibb tears up thinking of her migrant staff as she stands in the middle of dozens of rows of apples — what her usual workers from Mexico would be … Read More

Death rates for people of colour in U.S. skyrocketed amid coronavirus, study finds

As many as 215,000 more people than usual died in the U.S. during the first seven months of 2020, suggesting that the number of lives lost to the coronavirus is … Read More

Over 250,000 people have died of coronavirus across Latin America

The number of reported COVID-19 deaths in Latin America passed 250,000 on Thursday, as the virus afflicts the region that has become the worst hit in the world. The grim … Read More

New York’s true coronavirus death toll remains a mystery as officials hold data

Riverdale Nursing Home in the Bronx appears, on paper, to have escaped the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, with an official state count of just four deaths in its 146-bed … Read More

Over 25,000 Americans died from coronavirus in July, as cases rose by 1.87M

U.S. coronavirus deaths rose by over 25,000 in July and cases doubled in 19 states during the month, according to a Reuters tally, dealing a crushing blow to hopes of … Read More

As U.S. hits 4 million coronavirus cases in record time, deaths are also surging

Coronavirus cases in the United States surpassed 4 million on Thursday, a milestone that was reached at an accelerated pace as cases — and now deaths — surge across the … Read More

Trump promises to control coronavirus spread as Florida cases surge over 5th straight day

Florida reported over 12,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, the fifth day in a row the state has announced over 10,000 new infections, even as U.S. President Donald Trump … Read More

Coronavirus took their lives. Here’s how their families will remember them

From coast-to-coast-to-coast, the coronavirus pandemic has upended the lives of Canadians. More than 8,800 people have died so far. But they are more than statistics. They were people, much loved … Read More

U.S. sees spike in COVID-19 deaths, as experts predicted

A long-expected upturn in U.S. coronavirus deaths has begun, driven by fatalities in states in the South and West, according to data on the pandemic. The number of deaths per … Read More

As coronavirus cases surge in U.S., deaths are falling. Experts say it may not last

The number of deaths per day from the coronavirus in the U.S. has fallen in recent weeks to the lowest level since late March, even as states increasingly reopen for … Read More

Did you lose a loved one to COVID-19? Global News wants to help remember them

The number of Canadian cases of the novel coronavirus is approaching 100,000 nearly three months after the World Health Organization declared it a pandemic. The number of deaths has topped … Read More

Did you lose a loved one to COVID-19? Global wants to help remember them

The number of Canadian cases of the novel coronavirus is approaching 100,000 nearly three months after the World Health Organization declared it a pandemic. The number of deaths has topped … Read More

Brazil seeks to reopen despite reporting over 1,000 coronavirus deaths daily

Brazil registered a record number of daily deaths from the novel coronavirus for a second consecutive day, according to Health Ministry data released on Wednesday, even as city and state authorities … Read More

More than 100,000 Americans have died due to the coronavirus

More than 100,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 — the disease caused by the novel coronavirus— since the pandemic began two months ago, according to data tracked by Johns Hopkins … Read More

With 62% of Canada’s coronavirus deaths, Quebec remains hardest hit province

More than 100 novel coronavirus deaths were reported Saturday, the vast majority of them in Quebec and Ontario, as Canada’s national death toll climbed past 6,300. Six provinces reported 1,139 … Read More

Moscow attributes 60% of coronavirus deaths to other causes, explaining low rate

The city of Moscow said on Wednesday it had ascribed the deaths of more than 60% of coronavirus patients in April to other causes as it defended what it said … Read More

What’s Canada’s true coronavirus death toll? Here’s why it’s hard to say

Across the world, the number of deaths has risen noticeably more than official novel coronavirus death tolls can account for. In the U.K., for example, there are 50,000 more deaths … Read More

U.S. researchers predict 135,000 coronavirus deaths by August, citing eased restrictions

A newly revised coronavirus mortality model predicts nearly 135,000 Americans will die from COVID-19 by early August, almost double previous projections, as social-distancing measures for quelling the pandemic are increasingly … Read More

Coronavirus deaths in Canada increase by 175, surpassing 3,500; total cases over 56K

Canada’s death toll from the novel coronavirus grew by 175 on Saturday, surpassing 3,500 fatalities. Countrywide, confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, totalled 56,696 — with … Read More

‘I ran out of space’: N.Y. funeral home under fire for storage of coronavirus victims

It started with reports of a strange stench in Brooklyn. Police who investigated found another example of how the coronavirus has overwhelmed the city: A funeral home had resorted to … Read More

Coronavirus has now killed over 50,000 people in the U.S.

The number of people who have died from the novel coronavirus in the United States exceeded 50,000 Friday, marking the latest in a series of morbid milestones for the country … Read More

Coronavirus deaths in Canada exceed 2,000

The death toll in Canada from the novel coronavirus climbed above 2,000 on Thursday after numerous new infections and fatalities were recorded in Ontario. As of April 23, the total … Read More

New records show U.S. COVID-19 deaths up to 3 weeks earlier than first reported

Two people with the coronavirus died in California as much as three weeks before the U.S. reported its first death from the disease in late February — a gap that … Read More

B.C. health officials to provide Monday update on coronavirus response

British Columbia health officials are slated to provide their daily update on the province’s novel coronavirus response at 1:30 p.m. PT. Global News will stream the briefing here and on … Read More

Four new COVID-19 deaths in B.C., but number of new cases hits three-week low

COVID-19 has claimed the lives of four more British Columbians, putting the province’s total at 43. But the number of new confirmed cases dropped again on Tuesday, to its lowest … Read More

Why are more men dying of COVID-19?

The novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, is an “equal-opportunity virus” says Dr. Cara Tannenbaum, scientific director of the Institute of Gender and Health for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. … Read More

Ontario confirms 47 new coronavirus cases, province at 8 resolved

Ontario health officials announced 47 new cases of coronavirus, and one more resolved cased, bringing the total number of active cases in the province to 402. There has also been … Read More

Coronavirus deaths top 10,000 worldwide as lockdown measures tighten further

The U.S. warned Americans to avoid all international travel and told citizens abroad to return now or face an “indefinite” absence, and California’s governor asked all 40 million residents to … Read More

Close to 40% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in the U.S. are aged 20 to 54: report

A preliminary look at novel coronavirus cases in the U.S. backs up findings that the virus hits the elderly the hardest — but it also found that 38 per cent … Read More

B.C. health officials to give Thursday update on coronavirus response

British Columbia’s health minister and top doctor are scheduled to provide their daily update on the province’s response to the novel coronavirus pandemic at 3 p.m. PT. Global News will … Read More

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