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PM tells pubs, clubs and leisure centres to close

PM tells pubs, clubs and leisure centres to close Economic plans have also been vague, and there has been totally inadequate provision of testing. Johnson also stated he hopes to " turn the tide " of coronavirus within 12 weeks, saying: "I am absolutely confident we can turn the tide within the next 12 weeks". [Full Article...]

'You are not invincible': World Health Organization chief to younger population on coronavirus threat

'You are not invincible': World Health Organization chief to younger population on coronavirus threat Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at a press conference on COVID-19. Tedros said, "Wuhan provides hope for the rest of the world that even the most severe situation can be turned around". "We want people to still remain connected". "As you know, the first vaccine trial has begun, just 60 days after the genetic sequence of the virus was shared by China". [Full Article...]

After Coronavirus Briefings, Sens. Richard Burr, Kelly Loeffler Dumped Stocks

After Coronavirus Briefings, Sens. Richard Burr, Kelly Loeffler Dumped Stocks The Daily Beast reports that Loeffler and her husband made 29 stock transactions following the January 24 meeting. Given the circumstances, Senator Burr owes North Carolinians an explanation. Those amounted to between US$1.27 million and US$3.1 million. The reports on Burr, a respected Republican veteran of the Senate who is retiring in January, added fuel to accusations that Trump and the ... [Full Article...]

Businesses impacted by COVID-19 now eligible for SBA disaster aid

Businesses impacted by COVID-19 now eligible for SBA disaster aid Business Continuation Services: The Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is the principal responder in the state's Emergency Support for Business and Industry. Per the SBA, "A size standard , which is usually stated in number of employees or average annual receipts, represents the largest size that a business (including its subsidiaries and affiliates) may be to remain classified as... [Full Article...]

Beijing hit by record imported coronavirus cases, but zero local China transmissions

Beijing hit by record imported coronavirus cases, but zero local China transmissions If no new case is reported for 14 consecutive days, the lockdown could gradually be lifted, the China Daily newspaper said, citing an epidemiologist. Non-transit travellers are then sent to a processing venue from which they were dispatched to designated places for compulsory 14-day quarantine . [Full Article...]

US, Canada agree to close border to nonessential travel

US, Canada agree to close border to nonessential travel The prime minister urged Canadians to donate blood, after the agency responsible for the country's blood system said it had seen a spike in canceled appointments. "She laid out that we felt that having a restriction on non-essential travel, essentially vacations and tourism, would be important", an official "with direct knowledge of the exchange" told the Star. [Full Article...]

Ontario records largest single day jump in number of COVID-19 cases

Transmission information is listed as "pending" for five of the new cases. Health officials plan to open a second and possibly a third COVID-19 assessment facility in Ottawa, similar to the Brewer Arena site, Etches said. Associate Medical Officer of Health Dr. Barbara Yaffe said about 22 patients were hospitalized with the illness. There are 15 cases of the novel coronavirus in Manitoba, incl... [Full Article...]

US State Department issues unprecedented ‘do not travel’ warning over coronavirus

US State Department issues unprecedented ‘do not travel’ warning over coronavirus If commercial travel is still available in a given country, Americans are told to make arrangements immediately, "unless they are prepared to remain overseas for an indefinite period". The unprecedented move comes as countries try to contain the novel coronavirus . "Now the question, of course, is for Americans that are in countries right now that have closed their borders, that have shut dow... [Full Article...]

PM Modi Sets Up Task Force To Tackle Economic Impact From Coronavirus

PM Modi Sets Up Task Force To Tackle Economic Impact From Coronavirus In India , confirmed cases of COVID-19 have gone up to 169 - including the four who have died. However the question that seems to be looming in the minds of Guwahatians is how long fresh vegetables and other items will be available in the coming days given the impact of demand and supply. [Full Article...]

Canada-U.S. border to close to non-essential travel Friday

Canada-U.S. border to close to non-essential travel Friday The new border restrictions will not apply to trade between the USA and Mexico , Trump said, although they will certainly add additional strain to a global economy already teetering under the weight of this crisis. There are 118 coronavirus cases now in Mexico and 14,250 in the U.S, according to Johns Hopkins data . Mexican shoppers are the lifeblood of smaller US border towns, and it is c... [Full Article...]

Australia's PM 'distances' Australia more, delays budget but "will keep Australia running"

Australia's PM 'distances' Australia more, delays budget but Scott Morrison addresses the media on Thursday. However, there will be some exceptions for close family members of Australians . The government have already banned outdoor events of more than 500 people, while indoor gatherings restricted to 100. [Full Article...]

Calif. Gov. Newsom issues statewide 'Stay At Home' order

Calif. Gov. Newsom issues statewide 'Stay At Home' order During a press briefing earlier Thursday, military officials told reporters Mercy and a second U.S. Navy hospital ship called Comfort were being readied for deployment to aid communities' coronavirus response. Newsom said having the hospital ship in the Los Angeles will ensure the health care system can respond to the coronavirus crisis, while also being able to respond to other needs, such... [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: 2 senators dumped millions in stocks after private COVID-19 briefings

Coronavirus: 2 senators dumped millions in stocks after private COVID-19 briefings Some of those arguments are easier to believe than others. Burr made public comments in line with Republican President Donald Trump's early assurances that the country could easily handle the situation. News of the financial moves of Loeffler came just hours after the news of similar financial moves made by Senator Richard Burr , a Republican from North Carolina, who attended the same Januar... [Full Article...]

India executes four men convicted over 2012 Delhi bus rape and murder

India executes four men convicted over 2012 Delhi bus rape and murder They also stripped and beat her boyfriend, who they held down during the attack. India's president rejected pleas for clemency from the condemned men, after the Supreme Court dismissed their pleas for a review of the death sentences. Her friend was beaten. Some passers-by found them naked and bloodied and called the police. She died in a Singapore hospital after battling for her life for a... [Full Article...]

Medicine, humanitarian supplies to combat coronavirus are not sanctioned

Medicine, humanitarian supplies to combat coronavirus are not sanctioned Meanwhile, Iran's supreme leader issues a religious ruling prohibiting "unnecessary" travel in the country. In apparent efforts to try to curb the spread of the new virus that has killed more than 1,100 in Iran , the country has already released 85,000 prisoners on temporary leave. [Full Article...]

Horry County, Myrtle Beach area sees additional confirmed case of coronavirus

Horry County, Myrtle Beach area sees additional confirmed case of coronavirus Penny Borenstein said the 13 patients are recovering at home. "I know that people are anxious about this virus, and I want to assure the Orange County community members that we are prepared", said Orange County Health Director Quintana Stewart in a press release. [Full Article...]

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand endorses former rival Joe Biden

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand endorses former rival Joe Biden Both candidates, for example, support providing illegal immigrants with taxpayer-funded health care, free college tuition, freezing the deportation of illegal immigrants, and a national gun-owner registry, the group shows in the quiz. His surge of victories have led many to assume that Biden would become the Democratic nominee that will face Trump in the November elections. Gabbard highlighted thi... [Full Article...]

Passengers On Coronavirus-hit Cruise Ship Can Disembark in Marseille

Passengers On Coronavirus-hit Cruise Ship Can Disembark in Marseille The arrival comes despite a 30-day ban on worldwide cruise liners docking in the country, which was announced on Tuesday. The number of COVID-19 cases in NSW has increased by a "substantial" 75 people to reach more than 380. citizens not to travel on cruise ships. "We will be contacting everyone by phone to confirm that they have understood the requirements around self-isolation, which they ... [Full Article...]

Microsoft says XBox Series X won't have Optical Audio Port

Microsoft says XBox Series X won't have Optical Audio Port Meaning the console will be able to play games from the Xbox One , Xbox 360 and the original Xbox as well. Meanwhile we obtained this great table from IGN that does a terrific work of contrasting the specifications that have been disclosed until now. [Full Article...]

Shelter in place ‘on the table’ for NYC, says de Blasio

Shelter in place ‘on the table’ for NYC, says de Blasio I don't think shelter in place really works for one locality", he said. NY should be prepared for an order, a drastic and unprecedented measure that would impose a blanket quarantine on 8.6 million New Yorkers in order to control the rapidly growing number of coronavirus cases in the city, Mayor Bill de Blasio has said. [Full Article...]


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