Global Coronavirus Cases Top One Million, as Economic Toll Mounts

Confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus world-wide surpassed one million Thursday, a grim milestone for the pandemic as governments deploy increasingly stringent measures to battle its spread and a record 6.6 million U.S. workers applied for unemployment benefits last week. The U.S. has 234,462 reported…

Italy’s Coronavirus Death Toll Overtakes China’s

ROME—Italy’s death toll from the coronavirus epidemic appears to have overtaken that in China, the latest official data shows, as Chinese fatalities fall sharply and Europe becomes the epicenter of a pandemic that is killing thousands and devastating the global economy. The relentless rise in…

China coronavirus: Death toll rises as disease spreads

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat’s life like in quarantined Wuhan? Health officials in China say a coronavirus has killed 15 more people in the province of Hubei, where the outbreak first started. There are currently 1,287 confirmed cases in China, 41…