Top 10 world news today: UK surpasses Italy in coronavirus death toll, US may witness surge in cases and deaths and more!

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 05, 2020, 11:27 PM IST


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Here are top stories that made rounds in the world arena today.

Weekly figures from Britain's Office for National Statistics (ONS) added more than 7,000 deaths in England and Wales, raising the total for the United Kingdom to 32,313 as of late April.

According to the document accessed by the New York Times, the deaths will increase by 70 per cent from the current numbers. 

Jahanpour said that another 1,323 people tested positive for the virus during the same period, bringing the overall number to 99,970.

These two villas includes a house that was owned by Hollywood legend Gene Wilder and Musk bought it in 2013, the price tag of this house is $9.5 million.


The rocket is capable of operating a permanent space station and send astronauts to the Moon, according to the country's Xinhua news agency.

It is now possible that the leader will use the responses from his long period of absence to begin “purging” those he believes colluded to take over.

A composite PMI of the two sectors dropped to a record-low 13.8 in April from 36.0 in March, far below the 50 mark that divides growth from contraction, indicating a 7% quarterly fall.

The majority of travellers hail from China’s biggest population centres, with large numbers making trips from Beijing, Dalian and Wuhan, the city where the first cases of Covid-19 were reported.

There have been 1,451 deaths due to the virus in the country with 95 new fatalities in the last 24 hours.

The companies plan to allow only public health authorities to use the technology.