US adds 1 million Covid cases in less than a week

11/16/2020

  Washington, United States—The US surpassed 11 million coronavirus cases Sunday, November 15, 2020, adding one million new cases in less than a week, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. The dizzying rise came as…

COVID-19 cases in PH now over 20,000; death toll nears 1,000

Daphne Galvez 06/04/2020

MANILA, Philippines — More than 20,000 people in the country have so far contracted the virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Department of Health recorded 634 more cases of COVID-19, of which 313 are…

World faces new ‘Great Depression’ as virus death toll mounts

04/10/2020

UNITED States — World powers scrambled on Thursday to build a global response to the human tragedy and once-in-a-century economic collapse caused by the coronavirus epidemic, as the worldwide death toll topped 90,000. In a locked-down New…

DFA: COVID-19 now infects over 600 Filipinos abroad; death toll rises to 72

Christia Marie Ramos 04/09/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Some 607 Filipinos overseas have now contracted the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Thursday, as the number of fatalities increased to 72. According to DFA, 13 more Filipinos…

BREAKING: COVID-19 death toll exceeds 100; now at 107

Daphne Galvez 04/02/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Deaths in relation to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Philippines have soared beyond the 100 mark and is now at 107, the Department of Health announced on Thursday. DOH Secretary Francisco Duque said in…

China reports 150 more coronavirus death; toll now at 2,592

02/24/2020

BEIJING, China – China’s death toll from the new coronavirus rose to 2,592 on Monday, after the National Health Commission reported 150 more fatalities, all but one in the epicentre of Hubei province. Monday’s death toll was…

China virus death toll rises to 425, total cases now 20,438

02/04/2020

BEIJING  — The death toll in mainland China from the new type of virus has risen to 425, with the total number of cases now standing at 20,438, officials said Tuesday. The new figures come after the…

China landslide death toll rises to 29 with 22 still missing

07/28/2019

BEIJING, China — The death toll in a landslide which buried a village in southwest China rose to 29, according to state media, with 22 still missing days after the disaster struck. Official news agency Xinhua said…

California wildfire toll matches deadliest ever with 29 victims

AFP 11/12/2018

THE number of dead in a wildfire raging in California has reached 29, matching the deadliest in the state’s history as recovery teams found six more bodies in the grim search through the wreckage. The “Camp Fire”…

Death toll rises to 832

AP 09/30/2018

PALU, Indonesia — Rescuers in Indonesia were scrambling Sunday to reach trapped victims screaming for help from collapsed buildings, while looters risked entering an unstable shopping mall to grab whatever they could find after a massive earthquake…

NAGA LANDSLIDE: Death toll rises to 42

Nestle L. Semilla 09/23/2018

As of Sunday morning (September 23), the Naga City police station has recorded at least 42 fatalities and nine survivors three days after a massive landslide that hit Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan last Thursday (September 20). Authorities…

No survivors found, death toll rises to 29 Rains continue to hamper rescue operations

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/21/2018

  Over thirty-six hours of search, rescue and recovery operations in the landslide area in Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan in Naga City have already yielded 29 dead bodies, saved 8 persons and left 41 individuals unaccounted. On…

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