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Coronavirus: Global death toll overtakes 10,000

GBNEWS24 DESK// The death toll due to COVID-19 infection reached 10,048 globally till today. At least 245,630 people around the world have been infected with coronavirus so far according to worldometer. Of the infected, 147,145 are…

Global coronavirus infections shoot past 200,000

GBNEWS24 DESK// The new coronavirus has infected more than 200,000 globally since the beginning of the outbreak in December, according to any AFP tally Wednesday. Nearly 200,680 people around the world have been infected, with more…

Nigeria gas explosion kills 15: emergency services

GBNEWS24 DESK// A gas explosion in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos on Sunday killed at least 15 people, injured many more and destroyed around 50 buildings, emergency services said. Houses, lorries, cars and motorbikes were torched…

Germany says virus vaccine research not for sale

Germany's foreign minister said Monday the rights to coronavirus vaccine research were not for sale, following reports Donald Trump wanted the US to buy exclusive access to a potential vaccine developed by a German biotech firm. The…

Chile quarantines 1,300 aboard two cruise ships

GBNEWS24 DESK// Chile has quarantined more than 1,300 people aboard two cruise ships after an elderly Briton aboard one of them tested positive for the coronavirus, the health ministry announced Saturday. Both ships are cruising the…

268 new deaths were recorded in Italy

GBNEWS24 DESK// The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in Europe passed 2,000 on Sunday, an AFP tally compiled from official sources showed, after 268 new deaths were recorded in Italy. A total of 2,297 coronavirus-related…

Spanish PM’s wife has tested positive for coronavirus

GBNEWS24 DESK// Spain's government said Saturday that the wife of Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has tested positive for the new coronavirus. It said Begoña Gómez and the prime minister are in good health and following the instructions…

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