World First death linked to coronavirus listed in Gaza
Coronavirus: Record increase in death toll in Russia
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-RUSSIA-CAS: Coronavirus: Record rise in death toll in Russia © Reuters / Maxim Shemetov CORONAVIRUS: RECORD RISE IN NUMBER OF DEATH IN RUSSIA MOSCOW ( Reuters) - Russia on Tuesday reported an additional 174 deaths from coronavirus infected people in the past 24 hours, the largest daily increase in the number of deaths since the start of the epidemic. A total of 3,807 people have died in Russia since the start of this health crisis.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-GAZA-DEATH: First death linked to coronavirus listed in Gaza
GAZA (Reuters) - A first Deaths linked to the coronavirus epidemic were reported on Saturday by the Ministry of Health in the Palestinian enclave of Gaza, where 55 cases of infection have been recorded for two million inhabitants.
The victim is a 77-year-old woman who arrived on the territory via the Egyptian border last Tuesday and has been kept in quarantine since.
In the Israeli-occupied West Bank, where the Palestinians have limited autonomy, two deaths and 423 cases of coronavirus have been recorded.
(Nidal Almughrabi, French version Elizabeth Pineau)
Coronavirus: Sweden tries to justify its management of the pandemic .
© TT News Agency / Pontus Lundahl via REUTERS Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven at a press conference on the Covid-19 epidemic in the country, in Stockholm . Unlike its European neighbors, Sweden has not confined its population. A policy that the authorities regularly try to justify to the foreign press. This Friday, May 15, it was the Prime Minister himself, Stefan Löfven, who spoke.