Posts tagged as death

One more case, one more death in latest Latvian COVID-19 figures

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Latvia recorded one more cases of 19 COVID-19 on May 13, increasing the total number of cases from 950 on Tuesday to 951 on Wednesday. One additional fatality was also recorded. The latest victim was aged between 85 and 90, with underlying serious health conditions. The new figure was released by the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) which said 2,199 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period. In total 81,246 tests have been carried out since…

Lithuania confirms 4 new cases, death toll rises to 47

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Four new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Lithuania over Monday, the Health Ministry has reported. The 47th coronavirus-related death was reported on Tuesday. In all, 1,423 people have been diagnosed with the disease in the country. Forty-seven people have died in Lithuania after contracting the coronavirus and the number of confirmed recoveries stands at 678. According to the National Public Health Centre, 5,077 people were tested for the virus…

Six more cases, one more death as coronavirus case total reaches 818

Monday, April 27, 2020

Another 6 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Latvian territory April 27, raising the total number of cases from 812 on Sunday to 818 on Monday. One more death was also recorded. The new figure was released by the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) which said 1,564 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period. In total 49,235 tests have been carried out since February 29. 41 patients are in hospital, most of…

Coronavirus updates: Lithuania reports 4th death, parliament staffer diagnosed with Covid-19

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Three  coronavirus  -linked deaths have been confirmed in Lithuania over the last 24 hours, following the first death reported on March 21. The latest Covid-19 victim passed away in Panevėžys. The man had been in hospital since March 12 and belonged to a risk group, the Ministry of Health said, meaning that he was elderly or had chronic health conditions. “The patient died today at around 11:00, he had the…

Caroline Flack: politicians condemn press intrusion after presenter’s death

Monday, February 17, 2020

ITV says Sunday’s Love Island will not be broadcast as calls mount for regulation of traditional and social media Politicians have condemned press intrusion, calling for more regulation of both traditional and social media after the death of TV presenter Caroline Flack. The former Love Island presenter is understood to have taken her own life on Saturday at her home in east London. She had been charged with assaulting her…

Coronavirus death toll surpasses 1,000

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Hardest-hit Hubei province reported another 103 deaths, the highest single-day toll since the virus began to spread. Meanwhile, Xi Jinping has appeared at a frontline hospital. The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in China topped 1,000 on Tuesday, as the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the human race must not let the epidemic get out of control. Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak, reported another 103 deaths, while…

Latvia’s cancer death rate fifth-highest in European Union

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

On World Cancer Day, February 4, Eurostat has published information showing that Latvia’s rate of deaths from cancer is the fifth-highest in the European Union, based on data from 2016. Across the European Union, there were 257 deaths from cancer per 100,000 in 2016. With 345 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, Hungary recorded the highest age-standardised death rate from cancer among the EU Member States. High death rates from cancer were…

Coronavirus: Death toll rises as virus spreads to every Chinese region

Thursday, January 30, 2020

The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak has risen to 170, and a confirmed case in Tibet means it has reached every region in mainland China. Chinese health authorities said there were 7,711 confirmed cases in the country as of 29 January. Infections have also spread to at least 15 other countries. The World Health Organization (WHO) will meet on Thursday to again consider whether the virus constitutes a global…

Unlicensed beautician is found guilty of death

Friday, November 15, 2019

A British woman who was extradited to New York from the United Kingdom has been sentenced to a year in prison for performing a botched butt lift that killed a TV producer in 2015. Donna Francis burst into tears in court on Thursday when Queens Supreme Court Judge Kenneth Holder handed down the sentence a month after the woman pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide in the death of Kelly…

Not over yet: New US Syria mission after al-Baghdadi’s death

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Pivoting from the dramatic killing of the Islamic State group’s leader, the Pentagon is increasing U.S. efforts to protect Syria’s oil fields from the extremist group as well as from Syria itself and the country’s Russian allies. It’s a new high-stakes mission even as American troops are withdrawn from other parts of the country. Defense Secretary Mark Esper says the military’s oil field mission also will ensure income for Syrian…