April 8, 2020
Coronavirus Daily Digest: 8 April, 2020
Here’s the latest news on Coronavirus, COVID-19 in Nigeria, U.S. and around the world: Catch up on Coronavirus Daily Digest 8 April 2020 here:
Worldwide, more than 1,500,000 cases have been confirmed, with 88,000 deaths and 330,000 recoveries. In the U.S., we’ve hit over 435,000 cases, with almost 15,000 dead and almost 23,000 recovered. Barely 24 hours ago, the U.
S. had the largest single-day death toll of any country in the world. Nigeria on the other hand has 22 new cases, total of 276, 44 discharged and 6 death.
Hopes for a plateau in New York may have been too early. The New York saw the most deaths in one day yet from Monday to Tuesday, with 731 lost. Neighbouring states like New Jersey and Connecticut also marked their worst single-day totals.
Inadequate testing and inconsistent protocols could mean the death toll in the U.S. is likely to be vastly undercounted.
View when prediction models say coronavirus deaths will peak in your state.
If a state runs out on ventilators, how do health officers decide who gets one?
In a phenomenon seen all over the world, some patients seem to get better after about a week. Then they suddenly fizzled. Some medics and researchers think they may know why.
If you reside in areas with higher levels of air pollution, you’re more likely to die from COVID-19, finds new research from Harvard.
Los Angeles is trying to protect the city’s most vulnerable people by moving them into hotels.
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter John Prine has died from Coronavirus complications.
How New Zealand is quashing the curve.
As pressures drops on hospital ICUs in Italy and Spain, the pandemic’s emotional toll on health care workers is becoming clear.
The Federal government of Nigeria has slashed down it’s 2020 budget by 312 billion naira as a result of covid-19 impact.
A 15 member team of Chinese doctors has arrived Nigeria and are expected to stay for the next 14 days to share methodology with Nigerian doctors on how to tackle the pandemic
The aviation minister has frown at the arrest of two pilots arrested by the Rivers State government, saying the commissioner would have to account for his alleged incompetence.