November 20, 2020

US virus death toll passes 250,000, NY closes schools

New York: US coronavirus deaths passed a quarter of a million people on Thursday as New York announced it would close schools to battle a rise in infections and anti-restriction protests in Europe turned violent.America has now registered 250,426 fatalities, according to a running tally by Johns Hopkins University, by far the highest reported national death toll. US states and cities were imposing a raft of new restrictions, including home confinement, the closure of indoor dining and a limit...