Families could pocket $6,000 from second stimulus check if coronavirus HEROES Act is approved by Republicans – The Sun

AMERICAN families could receive $6,000 in another coronavirus stimulus check if Senate Republicans pass the HEROES Act. Most households received the first check from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act back in March when the COVID-19 crisis caused mass unemployment and layoffs. In the middle of an economic downturn and skyrocketing unemployment […]

China puts 500,000 in Wuhan-style lockdown after spike in coronavirus cases

China has once again implemented tough restrictions to stop the spread of Covid-19 after cases suddenly rose. The nation, where the virus originated, had largely brought the pandemic under control but hundreds have now been infected in Beijing and cases have emerged in neighbouring Hebei province in recent weeks. Health officials said Sunday Anxin county […]

India suffers record 16,000 new coronavirus cases in one day

India suffers record 16,000 new coronavirus cases as army is called in to manage new treatment centres with thousands of extra beds in New Delhi India reported 15,968 new coronavirus cases Wednesday – a single-day record The country also logged 465 new deaths – the second-highest total on record  Spike comes as states ease out […]

Florida surges past 100,000 coronavirus cases

Florida surpassed 100,000 coronavirus cases Monday — as new infections continue to surge in the state. Health officials announced 2,926 new infections, bringing the total to 100,217 confirmed cases in the state, the Miami Herald reported. The bleak milestone comes with bars, gyms and movie theaters reopened at partial capacity in all but three South […]

India sees record 15,000 daily coronavirus cases

India sees record 15,000 daily coronavirus cases with infections soaring in remote villages after migrant workers fled hard-hit cities India had 15,413 new coronavirus cases Sunday, the largest daily increase so far Monday brought further 14,821 bringing total Covid-19 infections to 425,282 India reported 445 new deaths today bringing its total death toll to 13,699 Indian […]

Nearly £700,000 spent on upkeep of prisons closed to inmates

HUGE bills costing nearly £700,000 have been paid out for the upkeep of prisons even though they’ve closed to inmates. Ministers have revealed the heating, water and electricity costs over the past five years before the site is handed over. Holloway Prison was sold last year for £82million to make way for 1,000 homes after […]

Sweden passes 5,000 coronavirus deaths

Sweden passes 5,000 coronavirus deaths amid criticism of its lockdown-free strategy – but its death rate per million is STILL behind the UK The Public Health Agency today said it had recorded 5,041 COVID-19 deaths  Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said the country’s strategy ‘not a failure’ It comes as Britain today announced another 184 deaths from […]

India records 2,000 coronavirus deaths in a DAY

India records 2,000 coronavirus deaths in a DAY as Western countries urge their nationals to flee the country over growing health risks India’s total confirmed coronavirus deaths is now 11,903 with 354,065 cases Experts say the cases figure is likely much higher and have called for more tests Hospitals are struggling to keep up, with […]