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Covid-19: Over 95 Million Cases Worldwide

Covid-19: Over 95 Million Cases Worldwide

As vaccines continue to be administered, the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect countries around the globe, with the number of confirmed cases worldwide now surpassing 95 million, with over 2,032,000 deaths worldwide, with the United States having the most confirmed cases and deaths in the world. A BBC story said, “The head of the World Health... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Global Death Toll Exceeds 2 Million

Covid-19: Global Death Toll Exceeds 2 Million

While vaccines are being administered, the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect countries around the globe, with the number of deaths worldwide sadly surpassing two million today [Jan 15]. With the United States having the most cases in the world at more than 23 million, that country also has the most deaths globally, with more than 389,000 as of... Read more of this article

NOAA: 2020 Ranks As Earth’s 2nd Hottest Year

NOAA: 2020 Ranks As Earth’s 2nd Hottest Year

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration [NOAA] confirmed that “2020 ranked as Earth’s second-hottest year on record, knocking 2019 down to the third hottest.” The organisation said, The average land and ocean surface temperature across the globe in 2020 was 1.76 degrees F [0.98 of a degree C] above average — just 0.04 of... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Over 90 Million Cases Worldwide

Covid-19: Over 90 Million Cases Worldwide

While vaccines are being administered, the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect countries around the globe, with the number of confirmed cases worldwide now surpassing 90 million, with over 1,936,000 deaths worldwide, and the United States continuing to have the most confirmed cases and deaths in the world. A BBC story said, “The PM has said... Read more of this article

23M Vaccination Doses Administered Globally

23M Vaccination Doses Administered Globally

More than 23 million Covid-19 vaccines have been administered worldwide as of today [Jan 10], with approximately 41 countries currently administering the vaccine. Bermuda is set to join other nations worldwide effective tomorrow [Jan 11], with the first shipment of 9,750 doses having arrived on the island on Friday. The Bermuda Government said, “The... Read more of this article

Facebook To Block Trump Until Transition

Facebook To Block Trump Until Transition

Facebook and Instagram will block U.S. President Donald Trump on their platforms “indefinitely and for at least the next two weeks until the peaceful transition of power is complete.” This follows the attempted coup yesterday at the U.S. Capitol, when a pro-Trump mob invaded the building in an attempt to stop the certification of votes for President-elect... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Over 85 Million Cases Worldwide

Covid-19: Over 85 Million Cases Worldwide

As vaccines continue to be administered, the Covid-19 pandemic is still affecting countries around the globe, with the number of confirmed cases worldwide now surpassing 85 million, with over 1,844,000 deaths worldwide, and the United States continuing to have the most confirmed cases and deaths in the world. A BBC story said, “Coronavirus cases... Read more of this article

WHO Issues Vaccine Emergency Use Validation

WHO Issues Vaccine Emergency Use Validation

The World Health Organization [WHO] has issued its first “emergency use validation” for a Covid-19 vaccine, making the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine the first to receive emergency validation from the WHO, with the vaccine having already been approved by various nations worldwide including the USA, UK, European Union and more. This is the same... Read more of this article

‘Lean On Me’ Principal Joe Clark Dies At 82

‘Lean On Me’ Principal Joe Clark Dies At 82

Joe Louis Clark, the baseball bat and bullhorn-wielding Principal whose “unwavering commitment to his students and uncompromising disciplinary methods” at New Jersey’s Eastside High School inspired the 1989 film Lean on Me, has passed away. Mr Clark, the father of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s Hazel Clark, was at home and... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Over 80 Million Cases Worldwide

Covid-19: Over 80 Million Cases Worldwide

As vaccines begin to be administered, the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect countries around the globe, with the number of confirmed cases worldwide now surpassing 80 million, with over 1,766,000 deaths worldwide, and the United States continuing to have the most confirmed cases and deaths in the world. A CNN story said, “December has been... Read more of this article

Cayman Jails Two People For Covid-19 Breach

Cayman Jails Two People For Covid-19 Breach

An American college student and her boyfriend have been jailed for four months in the Cayman Islands after breaking their Covid-19 rules, with the news apparently causing quite some interest in the USA, with ‘Cayman Islands’ trending as high as fourth in the U.S. rankings on Twitter this morning as people discussed the matter. Cayman —... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Over 75 Million Cases Worldwide

Covid-19: Over 75 Million Cases Worldwide

While hope is on the horizon with news of upcoming vaccines, the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect countries around the globe, with the number of confirmed cases worldwide now surpassing 75 million, with over 1,665,000 deaths worldwide, and the United States continuing to have the most confirmed cases and deaths in the world. A BBC story said,... Read more of this article

PAHO: Bermuda ‘Experiencing Rise In Infections’

PAHO: Bermuda ‘Experiencing Rise In Infections’

Since the start of the pandemic, the Americas region “has recorded nearly 31 million cases, and 787,000 deaths due to Covid-19,” PAHO Director Dr. Carissa Etienne said, adding that “popular tourism islands of the Caribbean, like Bermuda, are experiencing a rise in infections.” Dr. Etienne was speaking at the Pan American Health... Read more of this article