In France, Scrutiny of Nursing Homes Brings Soaring Coronavirus Death Toll

PARIS—France has turn into just one of the to start with nations around the world in the planet to systematically report the impression of the new coronavirus in its nursing homes, increasing the nation’s formal loss of life toll from the virus by extra than 40%.

France is urgent nursing homes throughout the country—7,000 establishments housing 600,000 elderly people—to report fatalities of verified or suspected coronavirus sufferers to well being authorities. So much, the state has tallied three,237 fatalities in nursing homes given that March 1, according to the well being ministry. Only about…

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Global Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 81,000 as Some Lockdowns Tighten

The U.S. loss of life toll from the new coronavirus rose sharply, with practically fifty% extra persons killed Tuesday than any earlier working day in the epidemic, in accordance to a Wall Street Journal evaluation of details from Johns Hopkins College.

Amongst 8 p.m. Monday and the very same time Tuesday, one,939 persons in the U.S. died from Covid-19, the respiratory condition induced by the virus. The earlier record was established Saturday, when one,320 died.

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