Tag Archives: Death

Pandemic has added significantly to Canada’s overall death toll: Ontario study

Article content continued “That’s one of the most interesting parts of the study,” said Rosella. “There was a behaviour change there, in terms of people who would typically go to the hospital.” Information in the coroner’s office database indicates that at least half of the excess cremations compared to the 2017-2019 period were people killed… Read More »

Coronavirus: Call for public inquiry into BAME death risk

More than 70 public figures are calling for a full independent public inquiry into deaths from Covid-19 among people from ethnic minority backgrounds. They have signed a letter to the prime minister calling for more transparency. Signatories include author Malorie Blackman, playwright, Kwame Kwei-Armah, and Baroness Doreen Lawrence. Black men and women are nearly twice… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: Global cases top 930,000 as Singapore reports fourth death

This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: More than 932,600 Global deaths: At least 46,809 Top 5 countries: United States (213,372), Italy (110,574), Spain (104,118), China (82,361), and Germany (77,872) The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 8:43 a.m. Beijing time. All times below are in… Read More »