Day: April 25, 2020

UK COVID-19 deaths surpass 20,000

April 25, 2020

 UK’s death toll from coronavirus has surpassed 20,000, with 813 new fatalities in the last 24 hours, said health authorities on Saturday. In a statement, the Department of Health said: “As of 5pm on 24 April, of those hospitalized in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus, 20,319 have sadly died.” Some 517,836 people were […]

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Beating coronavirus, Turkish woman births healthy baby

April 25, 2020

A woman in southern Turkey has given birth to a healthy baby girl after beating COVID-19. Diagnosed when she was 8-and-a-half months pregnant, Cigdem Akman tried keeping her spirits high for the baby in her womb and her toddler son. Health staff in Manavgat Hospital, Antalya, did everything to make sure she and the baby […]

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Coronavirus: Global recoveries surpass 800,000

April 25, 2020

The global tally of recoveries from the novel coronavirus exceeded 800,000 on Saturday. According to running data compiled by the US-based Johns Hopkins University (JHU), a total of 802,705 recoveries were recorded across the globe, while over 198,400 people have died from the pandemic. In total, more than 2.83 million have contracted the disease. The […]

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Turkey: Death toll from coronavirus rises to 2,706

April 25, 2020

Turkey on Saturday confirmed 106 more fatalities from the novel coronavirus over the past 24 hours, bringing the total death toll to 2,706. The total number of registered coronavirus cases surged to 107,773, as 2,861 more people tested positive for the virus, the Health Ministry said on Twitter. So far, a total of 25,582 patients […]

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Kashmir: Virus cases near 500 after highest daily spike

April 25, 2020

 The number of coronavirus cases in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir moved close to 500 on Saturday after the region’s highest single-day spike so far. The overall count rose to 494 after 40 new cases were confirmed over the past 24 hours, according to a government update. One more fatality raised the death toll to six, […]

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Turkish president commemorates Canakkale War martyrs

April 25, 2020

Turkey’s president on Saturday commemorated martyrs of the Canakkale Land Battles on its 105th anniversary. “Throughout our history, our aim has always been to maintain our independence and establish peace. Despite all the difficulties and troubles, we are determined to continue this struggle until we substitute peace, tranquility and human values to war, terror, violence,” […]

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Turkish, Palestinian presidents discuss COVID-19

April 25, 2020

 The Turkish and Palestinian presidents on Saturday discussed measures against COVID-19, according to an official statement. Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Mahmoud Abbas discussed cooperation in the fight against the novel virus, bilateral relations and regional issues, Turkey’s Communications Directorate said. In a separate phone call, Erdogan and Tunisia’s parliament speaker Rached Ghannouchi discussed cooperation in […]

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Italy virus death toll rises to 26,384

April 25, 2020

Italy’s death toll has risen to 26,384, with 415 new fatalities over the past day, health authorities said Saturday. However, data indicated a flattening of the curve as infections fell for the sixth day in a row. According to the Italian Civil Protection Department, 680 new infections were reported taking the tally to 105,847. Meanwhile, […]

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