Poll: Skepticism Amongst Americans Over Coronavirus Death Count Is Growing

The poll also showed 74% of Americans believed other Americans are “behaving in ways that make the pandemic somewhat or much worse,” compared with 65% of Republicans and 83% of Democrats. (RELATED: Trump Calls Recent Coronavirus Spikes ‘Burning Embers’ As US Tops 140,000 Deaths)

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.

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

Trump on coronavirus death toll: ‘It is what it is’

During the interview, the president also focused on the U.S.’s accomplishments in ventilator production, testing increases and improved treatment that has decreased the total fatality rate. He also repeated the claim that the U.S. has counted more cases because it has conducted more testing.

20 deaths, 488 fresh infections in Punjab

Two residents, one from Amritsar and other from Gurdaspur district, died of Covid-19 during the treatment in Majha region on Tuesday, health officials said. “A 65-year-old man of Batala passed away, while a 53-year-old woman of Amritsar died at PGI Chandigarh,” said Amritsar civil surgeon Dr Navdeep Singh.

COVID-19 August 4 Highlights: Maharashtra reports 300 deaths in last 24 hours; Mumbai’s doubling rate now at 80 days

Mumbai: Maharashtra recorded 7,760 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking the state’s COVID-19 tally to 4,57,956. Also, 300 people succumbed to the infection, taking the death toll due to COVID-19 in the state to 16,142 and the fatality rate to 3.52 per cent, as per the latest information shared by the state health department. Here […]

Coronavirus live updates: Technical glitch — California has more cases than count shows

11:29 a.m. Low-income students on Peninsula to get free internet: San Mateo County will provide high-speed internet to disadvantaged students, using nearly $3 million in federal CARES Act funding, the Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday. The pilot program focuses on three school districts whose students are struggling most with distance learning, providing about half of […]

Judge orders that NY ballots on House primaries be counted

“A significant number of Brooklyn ballots that should have been postmarked were not. Whether an individual’s vote will be counted in this race, therefore, may depend in part on something completely arbitrary—their place of residence and by extension, the mailbox or post offices here they dropped off their ballot. Not only is this ‘not a […]

Britain’s coronavirus cases rise again to a SIX-WEEK high: Officials record 938 more infections but only around 100 a day are being hospitalised as health chiefs post nine more deaths

Britons are already making the most of a 50 per cent discount on meals and soft drinks after a new scheme launched this morning at more than half of the UK’s restaurants, cafes and pubs; Spain urged Britain to lift its coronavirus quarantine on the Balearic and Canary islands, claiming that new data showed the […]

Texas doesn’t report COVID-19 case count amid system upgrade

For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia and death. The vast majority of people recover.