Global death toll hits 1 lakh, over 16 lakh infected

Global death toll hits 1 lakh, over 16 lakh infected

The number of deaths linked to the novel coronavirus reached 100,000 on Friday, as the tally of cases passed 1.6 million, according to a Reuters tally. The first death came in the central Chinese city of Wuhan on Jan. 9. It took 83 days for the first 50,000 deaths to...
Over 16,000 dead; more than 4.6 lakh people infected

Over 16,000 dead; more than 4.6 lakh people infected

The deadly coronavirus pandemic claimed lives of more than 16,000 Americans and infected over 4.6 lakhs of them, devastating the US economy and rendering a record 16 million workers jobless in just three weeks. Of this, the New York metropolitan area, comprising the...