April 6, 2020
Coronavirus Daily Digest: 6 April 2020
We’re facing a tough week ahead, even countries with only one case of covid-19 face an epidemic. With the pandemic raging around the world, a lot happened this weekend. Catch up on Coronavirus Daily Digest 6 April 2020 here:
Around the world, 1,320,000 cases have been confirmed. Nearly 73,000 have died, but another 275,000 have recovered. In the U.S., 360,000 have been confirmed with over 10,000 dead — over 4,000 of those in New York City. Over q 18,000 have recovered.
Because the death count includes only confirmed cases, public health officials say the actual number is much higher.
The Surgeon General has warned that the coming week could be “The saddest and the hardest week of most of Americans’ lives. “Like our 9/11 moment.”
More than half of all U.S. hospitals are already treating COVID-19 patients.
The United States government waited until mid-March to begin bulk ordering N95 respirator masks, mechanical ventilators and other equipment needed by health care workers.
A new study says that even counties with just a single confirmed case have a better than 50% chance that an epidemic is already there. Check where your county stands.
Intubating a covid-19 patient is the most dangerous job in the hospital. A doctor tells what it’s like when that’s your only job.
The anticipation of weeks in quarantine can affect your mental health. Here’s how to get help without leaving home.
U.K. Prime Minister, Boris Johnson was admitted to the hospital on Sunday for “persistent symptoms.” He tested positive to covid-19, 10 days ago.
For the first time since late February, South Korea reported fewer than 50 new cases.
The United Nations alerted about a “horrifying global surge in domestic violence” linked to coronavirus lockdowns.
From Nigeria to South Africa to Italy to the U.S., grocery workers — many in low-wage jobs — are manning the frontlines amid worldwide lockdowns.
The Pope led Palm Sunday service in an empty St. Peter’s Basilica amid pandemic.
Nigeria recorded 238 cases have been confirmed, 35 cases have been discharged and five (5) deaths have been recorded in Nigeria on the 6th of April.
Kwara has join the list of states with Coronavirus, as the state recorded two covid-19 cases.
Nigeria Medical associated has rejected the proposed medical team from China, calling it an embarrassment to their members.
Here are the highlight on Coronavirus Daily Digest 6 April 2020.