Tag: coronavirus case count

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for May 18, 2020

As of 8 am, May 18, 2020: Worldwide: 4,687,320 cases, 313,127 deaths, 1,720,446 recoveries There are now 4,687,320 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. There have been 313,127 coronavirus-related deaths. The United States has the highest number of cases, with 1,515,026 infections, followed by Russia (281,752) and the...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for May 9, 2020

As of 9 am, May 9, 2020: World count: 3,932,896 cases, 274,422 deaths, 1,313,004 recoveries There are now 3,932,896 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. There have been 274,422 deaths. The United States has the highest number of cases, with 1,316,092 infections, followed by Spain (222,857) and Italy...

“They are heartless toward foreign workers”– Filipino fast-food server

A Filipino worker at a Singaporean fast-food place was quoted on Saturday (May 2) in Rappler, a local news outfit, as saying that the Covid-19 crisis has made her realize that Singapore is “heartless toward foreign workers.” The writer of the article in Rappler said...

Daily brief: COVID-19 update for Feb 21, 2020

As of 11am, Feb 21, 2020: WORLD COUNT: There are 76,724 confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the world. A total of 30 countries and territories have been affected so far. The number of deaths has risen to 2,247. Across the world, a total of 12,065 are in critical condition, while 18,524 previously infected persons...

Morning brief: Wuhan coronavirus update for Feb 6, 2020

As of 5am, Feb 6, 2020: WORLD COUNT: There are 24,662 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the world. A total of 28 countries and territories have been affected so far. The number of deaths has risen to 493, with China having reported a death on Wednesday (Feb 5)....

Morning brief: Wuhan coronavirus update for Feb 5, 2020

As of 5am, Feb 5, 2020: WORLD COUNT: There are 23,874 confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus in the world. A total of 28 countries and territories have been affected so far, with Belgium having reported its first case on Tuesday (Feb 4). Currently, the number of...

Morning brief: Wuhan coronavirus updates for Feb 4, 2020

As of 5am, Feb 4, 2020: CHINA: There are 17,315 confirmed cases of infection in China, 2,818 more than this time yesterday. The death count of the virus remained at 362 people, 361 from China and one from the Philippines. In a time period of weeks, the Wuhan coronavirus...