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New York virus toll doubles in 72 hours as hot spots spread

New York rushed to bring in an army of medical volunteers as the statewide death toll from the coronavirus doubled in 72 hours to more than 1,900, while the global number of people diagnosed with the illness edged closer ...

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Italy extends lockdown as toll passes 13,000

Italy on Wednesday extended its economically-crippling lockdown until April 13 to help stem coronavirus infections that have claimed 13,115 lives.

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S.Africa says virus tally rising slower than thought

The coronavirus epidemic has killed five people and infected 1,353 in South Africa, the health minister announced Tuesday, saying the spread of the virus was not as rapid as expected.

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Angola announces first two coronavirus deaths

Angola has recorded its first two deaths from coronavirus, out of the seven confirmed cases in the southwestern African country, health minister said Sunday.

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UK coronavirus deaths pass 1,000: official

The number of coronavirus deaths in Britain jumped by 260 in one day to pass 1,000, official data showed Saturday, the day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson himself tested positive.

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Another UK Cabinet member has COVID-19 symptoms

Another member of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Cabinet has developed symptoms of COVID-19, as the number of people with the coronovrius to die in the U.K. passed the 1,000 mark Saturday.

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Germany says widespread testing keeping virus deaths low

Germany is testing up to 500,000 people a week for the new coronavirus, a virologist said Thursday, adding that early detection has been key in keeping the country's death rate relatively low.

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