world

April 8, 2020

British PM in intensive care as UK, NY see record deaths

WUHAN, China: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson battled the coronavirus in intensive care on Tuesday as his country and New York state recorded their highest number of deaths to date in the global pandemic.The shocking hospitalisation of a major world leader has underscored the global reach of COVID-19, which has put more than four billion people -- over half of the planet -- on some form of lockdown, upended societies and battered economies worldwide.Amid warnings that worse is yet to...