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From TheJournal.ie Bereaved families want answers about their loved ones' final days in nursing homes, committee is told Coronavirus

Bereaved families want answers about their loved ones' final days in nursing homes, committee is told

An expert warned that the huge issue will have implications for the grieving process.

From TheJournal.ie Debunked: No, there weren't 'only 717 deaths' in Ireland in July Misinformation

Debunked: No, there weren't 'only 717 deaths' in Ireland in July

The figures in question refer to the number of deaths registered for that month so far, not the total number of people who died.

From TheJournal.ie India overtakes Britain with fourth highest coronavirus death toll India

India overtakes Britain with fourth highest coronavirus death toll

The Health Ministry reported 1,007 deaths in the past 24 hours, to make a total of 48,040.

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 deaths may have been overestimated, Hiqa report finds Coronavirus

Covid-19 deaths may have been overestimated, Hiqa report finds

Leo Varadkar said the findings are “interesting but not a surprise” because of how deaths related to the virus are counted.

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: Here is how Covid-19 deaths are counted in Ireland Misinformation

FactFind: Here is how Covid-19 deaths are counted in Ireland

A Hiqa report has noted a 13% increase in deaths in Ireland during the pandemic.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Six further deaths and 23 new cases confirmed in Ireland Covid19

Coronavirus: Six further deaths and 23 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released by the Department of Health this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Major breakthrough in UK as cheap steroid is first drug to reduce coronavirus deaths Breakthrough

Major breakthrough in UK as cheap steroid is first drug to reduce coronavirus deaths

A study found the steroid cut the risk of death by a third for patients on ventilators.

From TheJournal.ie New York Times fills front page with names of 1,000 lives lost to Covid-19 New York Times

New York Times fills front page with names of 1,000 lives lost to Covid-19

The United States has been the hardest-hit country in the coronavirus pandemic by far.

From TheJournal.ie Report highlights increase in deaths involving street tablets in Ireland Addiction

Report highlights increase in deaths involving street tablets in Ireland

The purchasing of drugs online brings significant regulatory challenges.

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 deaths in the UK may have reached 41,000, more than double the reported number Coronavirus

Covid-19 deaths in the UK may have reached 41,000, more than double the reported number

Over 17,000 people have died, according to the government’s figure.

From TheJournal.ie Holohan clarifies delay in reporting of Covid-19 deaths as daily growth rate declines Coronavirus

Holohan clarifies delay in reporting of Covid-19 deaths as daily growth rate declines

The 77 deaths confirmed yesterday is the highest mortality figure recorded in one day.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ongoing analysis' into potential under-reporting of deaths in Ireland related to Covid-19 Rip.ie

'Ongoing analysis' into potential under-reporting of deaths in Ireland related to Covid-19

The question of extra deaths in the population as a result of the virus has been raised several times over the past number of weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Fauci says US may start to reopen next month as death toll rises above 20,000 Coronavirus

Fauci says US may start to reopen next month as death toll rises above 20,000

There are over 500,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the United States of America.

From TheJournal.ie Earthquake kills at least eight people in Turkey Turkey

Earthquake kills at least eight people in Turkey

At least 21 people have been injured.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Chinese President Xi Jinping says country facing 'grave situation' Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Chinese President Xi Jinping says country facing 'grave situation'

1,287 cases of the deadly virus have been found so far in total.

From TheJournal.ie Construction deaths more than doubled last year with falls from heights being the leading cause Workplace Accidents

Construction deaths more than doubled last year with falls from heights being the leading cause

Overall, 46 people died in workplace accidents in 2019 and agriculture remains the most dangerous sector in which to work.

From TheJournal.ie 1,200 people detained in India amid widespread protests over new citizenship law India

1,200 people detained in India amid widespread protests over new citizenship law

At least three people were reported to have been killed during protests around the country.

From TheJournal.ie At least 43 people dead in New Delhi garment factory fire New Delhi

At least 43 people dead in New Delhi garment factory fire

Workers at the factory were earning around €1.80 per day.

From TheJournal.ie Older people, men and those in rural areas at higher risk of dying in residential fires, report finds Fire Fatalities

Older people, men and those in rural areas at higher risk of dying in residential fires, report finds

The Health Research Board found there were 101 fires recorded in closed inquest cases between 2014-2016.

From TheJournal.ie Number of births in Ireland continue to decrease as number of deaths increase Annual Report

Number of births in Ireland continue to decrease as number of deaths increase

In 2018, a total of 61,901 births were registered in Ireland, down from 62,919 the year previous.

From TheJournal.ie Four homeless men killed while sleeping in New York City NYC

Four homeless men killed while sleeping in New York City

A fifth man is in hospital with critical injuries following the attack in the Chinatown area.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Dorian kills at least 5 people after hovering over Bahamas for hours Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian kills at least 5 people after hovering over Bahamas for hours

Dorian has weakened slightly to a Category 3 storm after lashing the Bahamas with winds of 205km/h.

From TheJournal.ie 39 people died in workplace incidents last year, with 17 deaths caused by vehicles Hsa

39 people died in workplace incidents last year, with 17 deaths caused by vehicles

The HSA launched it annual report for 2018 today.

From TheJournal.ie At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychee fruit Northern India

At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychee fruit

The disease claimed a record 150 lives in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie 15 people, including 6 children, die as Sri Lankan police raid suspected Islamist safe house Sri Lanka

15 people, including 6 children, die as Sri Lankan police raid suspected Islamist safe house

The deaths came as three cornered suicide bombers blew themselves up and others were shot.

From TheJournal.ie At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh Dhaka

At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh

Many people jumped to their deaths to escape the inferno.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from Mozambique tropical cyclone rises over 300 with tens of thousands at risk Idai

Death toll from Mozambique tropical cyclone rises over 300 with tens of thousands at risk

The storm is affecting nearly a million people and forcing more than 80,000 from their homes in neighbouring Malawi.

From TheJournal.ie Slightly fewer births as death rate increases in third quarter of 2018 CSO

Slightly fewer births as death rate increases in third quarter of 2018

The average age of first-time mothers was 31, up 0.2 years from the same period in the previous year.

From TheJournal.ie Shoreham Airshow crash: Pilot cleared over deaths of 11 men England

Shoreham Airshow crash: Pilot cleared over deaths of 11 men

Andrew Hill said he was “truly sorry” for the part he played in the deaths.

From TheJournal.ie 'An unspeakable tragedy': Woman and teenage daughter found dead in Newry flat named Newry

'An unspeakable tragedy': Woman and teenage daughter found dead in Newry flat named

The bodies of a man (38), a woman (37) and a 15-year-old girl were found at a flat at 11am yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 736 people died directly as a result of drugs in 2016 Drugs

736 people died directly as a result of drugs in 2016

Of the total number, 549 were male and 187 were female.

From TheJournal.ie Police 'not looking for anyone else' after bodies of three people found in Newry PSNI

Police 'not looking for anyone else' after bodies of three people found in Newry

The bodies of a man (38), a woman (37) and a 15-year-old girl were found at an apartment this morning.

From TheJournal.ie At least 20 killed in train crash in Cairo's main railway station Egypt

At least 20 killed in train crash in Cairo's main railway station

The fire broke out after a train crashed into a steel barrier, sources said.

From TheJournal.ie 'We've been to too many funerals': Study shows one third of homeless deaths linked to drugs or alcohol Dublin

'We've been to too many funerals': Study shows one third of homeless deaths linked to drugs or alcohol

A new study looked at the deaths of over 200 homeless people in Dublin over five years.

From TheJournal.ie At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines Philippines

At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman condemned the incident as an “act of terrorism and murder”.

From TheJournal.ie 21 people now confirmed dead following Islamist attack on hotel complex in Kenya Nairobi

21 people now confirmed dead following Islamist attack on hotel complex in Kenya

Among the dead was an American citizen, a US State Department official said.

From TheJournal.ie Inquest hears source of Carrickmines halting site fire was chip pan in kitchen Carrickmines

Inquest hears source of Carrickmines halting site fire was chip pan in kitchen

Ten people, including five children, died in the fire on 10 October 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire Investigation

Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire

Firefighters found the victims’ bodies after they extinguished a fire next to the locked room.

From TheJournal.ie 39 people were killed or injured in incidents involving quad bikes or scramblers in 4 year period Road Safety

39 people were killed or injured in incidents involving quad bikes or scramblers in 4 year period

There were 39 people killed or injured in collisions involving a quad bike or scrambler on a public road.

From TheJournal.ie Number of births continues to decrease as average age of mothers rises CSO

Number of births continues to decrease as average age of mothers rises

Teenage births have more than halved in a decade and the number of twins being born has increased significantly.

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