Archive | March 18, 2020

Coronavirus: 32 more COVID-19 patients die in England – taking UK total to 104 #COVID19 #coronavirus #UK #pandemic #quarantine #emergency

Coronavirus Breaking News

It follows the biggest daily leap in confirmed COVID-19 cases in the UK after 676 infections are diagnosed in the last 24 hours.

Thirty-two more people have died in England after testing positive for coronavirus – taking the total number of UK deaths to 104.

It follows the biggest daily leap in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the UK after 676 infections were diagnosed in the last 24 hours.

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the UK now stands at 2,626.

Ninety-nine patients diagnosed with COVID-19 in England have now died. The latest patients to die were aged between 59 and 94 and had underlying health conditions, NHS England said.

Earlier, a third patient in Scotland was confirmed to have died after testing positive for COVID-19.

Two people with the virus have died in Wales so far.

Courtesy of Sky News

Coronavirus: Big rise in UK COVID-19 cases – up by 676 to 2,626 #COVID19 #coronavirus #UK #pandemic #quarantine

Coronavirus Breaking News

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK has risen by 676 in the last 24 hours, the biggest daily leap, taking the total to 2,626.

The latest number of UK deaths linked to COVID-19 is due to be revealed later.

Earlier it was confirmed that a third person with coronavirus in Scotland had died, taking the UK’s total number of deaths to 72.

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: “It is with sadness this afternoon that I have to confirm the death of one more patient.”

As of 9am on Wednesday, 56,221 people had been tested for coronavirus in the UK, of which 53,595 were negative.

There are 227 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 across Scotland.

In Wales, a further 13 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases there to 149.

Courtesy of Sky News


18.03.2020 Quake Swarm Wasatch Front Urban Area, Utah, YELLOWSTONE

MAGNITUDE 4.2 ICELAND REGION #earthquake #Iceland

Subject to change

Depth: 6 km

Distances: 52 km SW of Reykjavík, Iceland / pop: 114,000 / local time: 10:32:05.0 2020-03-18

20 km SW of Keflavík, Iceland / pop: 8,000 / local time: 10:32:05.0 2020-03-18
15 km W of Grindavík, Iceland / pop: 2,600 / local time: 10:32:05.0 2020-03-18

Regional view Local view

MAGNITUDE 5.5 SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION #earthquake #SantaCruzIslands

Subject to change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 516 km E of Honiara, Solomon Islands / pop: 56,300 / local time: 16:31:33.4 2020-03-18

276 km E of Kirakira, Solomon Islands / pop: 1,200 / local time: 16:31:33.4 2020-03-18

Global view Regional view