Has Iran LIED about its Covid-19 death toll? Government’s ‘own records’ show 42,000 people have died — TRIPLE the 14,000 officially recorded

The health ministry has said that the country’s reports to the World Health Organization are ‘transparent’ and ‘far from any deviations’. Pictured, Muslims perform Eid al-Adha prayer Imamzadeh Panj Tan Tomb despite the announcement of the government banning the mass prayers due to coronavirus in Tehran on July 31

UK coronavirus cases jump AGAIN as rolling average tops 800 for first time in a month but officials record 89 more deaths and separate data shows the number of weekly fatalities is the lowest since BEFORE lockdown

However, in a round of interviews today Mr Clarke insisted that the reopening of schools in September was ‘not up for debate’ and will definitely go ahead. While stressing that the test and trace system was ‘delivering’, he said: ‘There’s always more to be done, we’re very honest about the fact this is a challenge.

Alabama’s Edmund Pettus Bridge should be renamed in wake of John Lewis’ death, activists say

However, Selma resident Columbus Mitchell said something needed to change. “They need to put a plaque up there telling who he was if they’re not going to change the name; that he was a Confederate general, that he was a Klansman, so that people can judge him for who he was — not for what the […]

A breath away from death: After weeks on a ventilator SF man walks away from ICU and COVID-19

On April 13, the positivity and the visualizations appeared to be paying off. The doctors started slowly waking Ron up. But then it got worse. When he woke up, he was experiencing a severe case of ICU delirium — he had no idea where he was or what the coronavirus was, didn’t remember checking himself […]

Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports 1 Additional Death And 132 More Coronavirus Cases

New cases range in age from 10 months to 93 years with a median age of 33 years, the Health Department reports. The date of positive tests ranged from July 14 through Aug. 3, with a sole test result which was conducted out of state on July 2 and the result just transferred to the […]

Death row Brit who killed abusive husband will be out of jail within months

“She is looking forward to her own recovery because this was a ­traumatising event for her. She has been really worried because she really thought this was going to be the end of her.

Covid-19: US enters ‘new phase’ of coronavirus pandemic as cases, deaths rise

Numerous states have reported record daily fatalities in recent days, including California, which reported 219 on Sunday (NZ time), according to tracking by The Washington Post. Florida reported a record 257 deaths on Saturday (NZ time), and seven-day averages for new deaths reached new highs in states across the South, West and Midwest. Nationwide, the […]

Coronavirus: Weekly COVID-19 deaths at lowest level since before lockdown, official figures show

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UK coronavirus deaths drop 26% in a WEEK to lowest level since before lockdown

There were 217 coronavirus deaths in the week ending July 24 – the lowest number in the last 18 weeks Coronavirus deaths accounted for 2.4% of all deaths in England and Wales in the same week The weekly death toll is a 26.4% fall from the week before The number of deaths in that week […]

UK coronavirus death toll rises by 89 in 25% drop on same day last week

Analysis by the Office for National Statistics shows England had “the longest continuous period of excess mortality of any country” which led to the country having the “highest levels of excess mortality in Europe for the period as a whole.”