New York 'cautiously optimistic' as daily count of COVID-19 patients in ICU across state drops for first time since coronavirus outbreak
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday that the number of coronavirus patients in intensive care units across the state dropped in the last day, offering a glimmer of hope that the surge in critical care hospitalizations might be leveling off.
Coronavirus Outbreak: New York State records highest number of deaths in single day with one person dying every 2 and a half mins from COVID-19
The New York State reported its highest number of 562 COVID-19 deaths in a single day, with a person dying almost every two-and-a-half minutes, as Governor Andrew Cuomo allowed redistribution of ventilators and protective gear to hospitals with greater need.
The Coronavirus Resource Center by John Hopkins University and Medicine reported that the disease has spread to 176 countries with over 5,53,000 confirmed cases.
New York's toll touches 3,000 as city emerges as US coronavirus hotspot; Donald Trump urges action on critical aid
New York authorities mobilized to head off a potential public health disaster in the city on Wednesday, with its emergence as the nation's biggest coronavirus hot spot a warning flare and perhaps a cautionary tale for the rest of the country.
Seattle woman writes her experience as coronavirus patient and journey to recovery on Facebook; post goes viral
A recent Facebook post by a woman named Elizabeth Schneider, who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, has gone viral on social media
Coronavirus outbreak: World Bank announces up to $12 billion in immediate funds for countries grappling with health, economic fallout
The coronavirus outbreak that has spread quickly from China to some 80 countries
New York City reports first coronavirus case; US ramps up measures to contain outbreak, imposes limits on travellers who visited Iran
Trump said on Sunday that travelers to the United States from countries at high risk of coronavirus would be screened before boarding and on arrival, without specifying which countries.
New coronavirus case sends US health officials retracing steps of Californian woman believed to be first confirmed case in America
Public health officials were retracing the steps of a Northern California woman on Thursday believed to be the first person in the US to contract the highly contagious coronavirus without travelling internationally .
Besides a slow production of iPhones, Apple says demand for iPhones is also down in China.
COVID-19 update 14 Feb: One Kerala patient discharged from hospital, WHO holds press briefing and more
Around 1,400 people had succumbed to the COVID-19 viral infection in China as of Friday afternoon. The total number of cases worldwide has jumped to 65,000.
Coronavirus is a family of viruses that causes common cold or more serious diseases like SARS and MERS.
Though offices and stores in China have reopened after the extended New Year break, many people are staying home.
Coronavirus toll overtakes 2003 SARS outbreak as 717 deaths reported from China alone; over 34,000 more infected
China has struggled to contain coronavirus despite having placed some 56 million people under effective lockdown in Hubei and its provincial capital, Wuhan.
Coronavirus update 7 Feb: Doctor who warned the world about this virus dies, death toll at 636 and more
Li Wenliang, the doctor who first raised the alarm about a new kind of virus infecting people in Wuhan, died of Novel Coronavirus infection late last night.
Coronavirus outbreak: Toll rises to 636 with 69 deaths reported from Hubei province; total number of cases nationwide exceeds 31,000
Also, a total of 1,540 patients infected with coronavirus had been discharged from hospital after recovery by the end of Thursday, it said, highlighting that a large number of people getting cured.
Coronavirus update 5 Feb: Death toll rises to 490; people under observation in Kerala, Punjab; safe vaccine over a year away and more
The virus seems to affect people over 60 more severely — 4 in 5 fatalities have occurred this age group.
With 40 new fatalities, and with 7,711 infected patients, the Chinese central province of Hubei continues to be under complete lockdown
The virus, first identified in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, has killed 41 and infected around 1,400 globally.