EMT’s cleanse their materials outside Memorial West Hospital in Pembroke Pines, Florida. File/Reuters
Gulf Today Report
The United States of America went from one known coronavirus infection to 10 million in just less than 10 months.
On Monday around 59,000 coronavirus patients in hospitals across the US, the country's highest number ever of in-patients being treated for the disease.
According to data from Johns Hopkins University that, bleak milestone was reached on Monday. And the most recent 1 million infections happened faster than any previous million, in just 10 days.
The virus is now spreading exponentially in all regions of the country.
The number of people with the coronavirus being hospitalised has surged around 73 per cent over the past 30 days to at least 58,982 — a record level that surpasses the previous high of 58,370 on July 22.
The virus is now spreading exponentially in all regions of the country. As of 43 states reported at least 10 per cent more new COVID-19 cases compared to last week, according to Johns Hopkins.
The United States also recorded more than 100,000 cases for the sixth consecutive day on Monday, cementing its position as the nation worst affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
As the world has struggled with COVID-19, we are extremely blessed to live in the UAE where the coronavirus has been handled so well. This week we are speaking to the heroes in the hospitals who have dedicated their all to saving patients infected with this deadly virus.
Births have been declining in younger women for years, as many postponed motherhood and had smaller families. Birth rates for women in their late 30s and in their 40s have been inching up. But not last year.
The Data and Safety Monitoring Board said in a statement early on Tuesday that it was concerned that AstraZeneca may have provided an incomplete view of the efficacy data.
At the level of countries, the UAE ranked 14th in the world in terms of the number of billionaires.
A woman filed a lawsuit against a women’s salon in which she requested the court to obligate the salon to pay her Dhs100,000 in compensation for the burns she sustained by mistake when her nails were trimmed and decorated with acrylic. She said this substance was left on her fingers for a long period and consequently caused finger burns of second and third degrees.
The Water Department of the Sharjah Electricity, Water and Gas Authority completed the installation of a strategic water line extending for 56km from Hamda area to Al Badea area with a diameter of 800mm at a total cost of Dhs96 million, excluding the value of materials. The project aims at enhancing the diversity of water sources in the city of Sharjah and guaranteeing the continuity of service.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, approved the start of the first phase of land levelling for the residential areas in Al Shannouf 1-6, totalling 3,000 plots of land at 50 plots in each area.