Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Coronavirus UK: Death toll hits 36,914 with 121 new fatalities

Britain announces 121 Covid-19 daily deaths – taking official number of fatalities to 36,914 It marks the lowest Monday Covid-19 death toll since lockdown was enforced on March 23 – 74 deaths For comparison, 160 coronavirus deaths were announced last Monday and 118 were recorded yesterday  Death numbers given on Sundays and Mondays are usually… Read More »

Health standards organizations help codify novel coronavirus info

As part of the global effort to manage and contain the coronavirus response, two global health standards organizations have introduced new content. Regenstrief Institute and SNOMED International, are supporting care teams globally to code and track SARS-CoV-2 testing and COVID-19 cases, and by extension support clinicians and researchers in their efforts to address its containment.… Read More »

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 620 to 173,772: RKI

FILE PHOTO: Medical worker Ulrich Bohr, in a protective suit, conducts a mobile testing for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Berlin, Germany, May 14, 2020. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch BERLIN (Reuters) – The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 620 to 173,772, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on… Read More »

Washington state choir practice deemed coronavirus ‘superspreader event,’ report says

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. A Washington state choir practice that saw one symptomatic person infect nearly 87 percent of those who attended, was officially deemed a “superspreader event,” according to a report published on Tuesday. Of the 61 Skagit Valley Chorale members who attended the… Read More »