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Mexico records near-record daily deaths, coronavirus cases

Mexico records near-record daily deaths, coronavirus cases

World
Mexico has recorded 836 more confirmed deaths from COVID-19 and 7,051 more coronavirus cases, both among the highest figures the country has recordedByThe Associated PressJuly 15, 2020, 10:11 PM2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleMEXICO CITY -- Mexico recorded 836 more confirmed deaths from COVID-19 and 7,051 more coronavirus cases Tuesday, both among the highest figures the country has registered as continued high infection rates stymie reopening efforts. Mexico now has an accumulated total of about 311,500 confirmed cases and 36,327 deaths. The new infections have hurt the government’s plan to announce weekly updates of business re-openings. It currently limits the number of people allowed into hotels, restaurants and other businesses and hasn't allowed bars,
Stock markets surge globally after China’s biggest daily rise since 2015

Stock markets surge globally after China’s biggest daily rise since 2015

Business
Global stock markets have surged despite rising clusters of coronavirus infections threatening to derail economic recovery.Investors took the lead from China's benchmark Shanghai Composite index, which jumped by 5.8% on Monday to record its biggest daily increase in five years. Analysts said the share spending spree was fuelled by cheap funding to invest in an economy that analysts predict will recover faster and better than other major countries battling new waves of infections. They include the US, the world's largest economy, which is enduring rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in 41 states, with Florida witnessing record daily growth in confirmed sufferers.Edward Moya, senior market analyst at OANDA in New York, said only a big acceleration in fatalities would likely affect market se...
The Latest: Texas has its biggest daily rise in virus cases

The Latest: Texas has its biggest daily rise in virus cases

Health
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas has reported its biggest daily increase in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases — 8,258. Hospitalizations also continue to climb. Much of Texas began mandating face coverings Friday on the orders of Gov. Greg Abbott. The mask order carries a $ 250 fine. The order is the most dramatic about-face that Abbott has made as he retreats from what stood out as one of America’s swiftest reopenings. Texas health officials on Saturday said the state’s total number of confirmed coronavirus cases is now at 191,790. State health officials also reported 33 additional deaths linked to COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. That brings Texas’ total to 2,608 deaths. Hospitalizations stood at 7,890 on Saturday, an increase of 238 from Friday. ——— HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNO
Coronavirus: UK daily deaths drop to pre-lockdown level

Coronavirus: UK daily deaths drop to pre-lockdown level

Health
The UK has recorded its lowest daily rise in the number of coronavirus deaths since before lockdown on 23 March, latest government figures show.A further 55 people died after testing positive with the virus as of 17:00 BST on Sunday, taking the total to 40,597.This included no new deaths announced in both Scotland and Northern Ireland for the second consecutive day.However, there tends to be fewer deaths reported on Mondays, due to a reporting lag over the weekend.The number of new UK cases on Monday - 1,205 - is also the lowest number since the start of lockdown.On the day lockdown began, 23 March, there was a rise of 74 deaths.The UK is only the second country - after the US - to pass the milestone of 40,000 deaths. ...
Coronavirus: UK daily death figure dips to lowest since day after lockdown

Coronavirus: UK daily death figure dips to lowest since day after lockdown

Health
The UK's daily figure for coronavirus deaths has dropped to 170 - the lowest since the day after lockdown began.The announcement comes a week after the first easing of restrictions in England - and while numbers are typically lower on Sundays, the figure is almost 100 fewer than the 268 reported a week ago.But the overall death toll remains the highest in Europe, and is now 34,636.Meanwhile in Spain, the daily number of deaths dropped below 100 for the first time since its lockdown started.The UK death numbers announced on Sundays and Mondays are typically lower than the other five days of the week, due to fluctuations in how quickly deaths are reported by hospitals and care homes.Sunday's figure is the lowest since 24 March, whe...