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COVID-19 : Singapore records 18th death

SINGAPORE: Singapore on Sunday confirmed 657 new cases of COVID-19, with another death involving the elderly, bringing the number of fatalities to 18. In a statement issued late Sunday, the republic’s Ministry of Health (MOH) said the Singaporean woman aged 86, died on May 3 at Khoo

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COVID-19: Singapore records 16th death

SINGAPORE: Singapore which on Friday confirmed 932 new cases of COVID-19 infections, reported another fatality, thus bringing the death toll to 16. In a statement issued late Friday, the city-state’s Ministry of Health (MOH) said a male patient labelled as

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Speed of Covid-19 deaths shock doctors and nurses

NEW YORK: One medical worker called it “insane”, another said it induces paranoia – the speed with which patients are dying from the novel coronavirus is shocking even veteran doctors and nurses as they scramble to determine how to stop

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Covid-19: Cases climb to 3,662, death toll at 61 now

PUCHONG: Malaysia records another 179 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the total to 3,662 cases as of Sunday (April 5), says the Health Ministry. Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said 90 patients recovered, bringing the total to 1,005 cases.

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Syria reports first coronavirus death as fears grow of major outbreak

AMMAN: Syria’s health ministry said on Sunday that a woman who died after being rushed to hospital for emergency treatment was found to have been infected by coronavirus in the country’s first officially reported death from the disease. Syria also

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Lockdown: Nursing homes in Spain a vector for deadly coronavirus

MADRID: Death arrived slowly at the nursing home where Chelo Megia works. Then it was everywhere. On March 11, a Wednesday, Megia still thought the Residencia Nunez De Balboa in central Spain, where she had been an auxiliary nurse for

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Two more deaths, 123 new positive cases in Malaysia – Health DG

KUALA LUMPUR: Two COVID-19 fatalities were reported Sunday, bringing the death toll in Malaysia so far to 10. Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the latest deaths involved Case 890 who was a doctor of the Health Ministry (KKM) and

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Covid 19: Malaysia reports more deaths, bringing death toll to 8

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia reported its fifth and sixth fatalities related to COVID-19 on Saturday (Mar 21), hours after the fourth fatality was announced today. The victims, a 79-year-old mother and her 40-year-old daughter, were both from Kuching. In a media statement released

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Two Bangladeshi construction workers killed by mounds of falling earth

KUANTAN: Two Bangladeshi nationals were killed when they were buried by mounds of falling earth at a housing project construction site in Mentakab, Temerloh yesterday. Temerloh district police chief ACP Mohd Yusri Othman said the 4.15 pm incident occurred when

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Rapper Pop Smoke shot dead in Hollywood Hills home

LOS ANGELES: Rapper Pop Smoke was shot and killed yesterday in a rented multi-million-dollar home in Los Angeles’ Hollywood Hills, and police said they were searching for several suspects, at least one whom was armed and wearing a mask during

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