4 days US Covid deaths surpass 250,000 Manilatimes |World
NEW YORK: United States coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) deaths passed a quarter of a million people on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) as New York announced it would close schools to battle a rise in infections and protests in Europe against restrictions turned violent. America has now registered 250,029 fatalities, according to a running tally by Johns Hopkins University, by far the highest national death toll. US states and cities are imposing a raft of new restrictions, including home confinement, the closure of indoor dining and a limit on gatherings as cases soar across the country. New York Mayor Bill ... more