COVID-19: Bigbasket to hire 10,000 people for warehouses, delivery

NEW DELHI: Online grocery platform bigbasket is looking at hiring 10,000 people for its warehouses and last-mile delivery to clear pending orders quickly and meet the spike in orders on account of the nationwide lockdown. “We are looking to hire 10,000 people for our warehouses and last-mile delivery. This hiring will happen across all 26 […]

COVID-19: bigbasket to hire 10,000 people for warehouses, delivery

“We are operational across all our cities with limited slot capacities except Kochi and Indore… We were operating at 10 per cent of our capacity on March 25 and as of yesterday (April 2), we are operating at 40 per cent of capacity planned,” it said.

Confirmed coronavirus cases top 10,000 across Louisiana; 389 cases in East Baton Rouge

The increased numbers do not mean the tests were administered in that time frame, just when the results were received by the state.

Joining the Covid-19 fight: Oprah Winfrey donates $10 million for coronavirus relief

She did not say where she would direct the bulk of her $10 million donation. Winfrey made her announcement the same day as U.S. data showed that a record 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment last week. Winfrey last month launched a weekly series on Apple’s new streaming service, Apple TV+, called “Oprah Talks COVID-19,” […]

Neurosurgeon and CNN medical correspondent Dr Sanjay Gupta warns 200,000 US coronavirus deaths is an ‘optimistic’ prediction unless the ENTIRE country adopts the same social distancing rules

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis told Fox News that Broward County would likely allow two cruise ships with coronavirus outbreaks carrying a total of 2,500 people to dock in Fort Lauderdale, despite his misgivings about potentially contagious foreign nationals.

True number of people with coronavirus could be 10 million, says health chief

“The pressure to get back into shape, the pressure to socialise, the pressure to feed certain ways, the pressure to feel calm and relaxed, the pressure to look as though you have it ‘all together’. These pressures are reduced by physical isolation, and can be helpful to some mothers.”

Mother with coronavirus not allowed to meet new born for 10 days

‘Longest 90 minutes’”I felt a whole mixture of feelings, it was horrible,” she says — fear of infecting the baby, nervous about going through it without her husband, and the bizarre sense of being operated on by surgeons completely covered in protective suits.

British Airways scraps its dividend and furloughs over 30,000 staff on 80 per cent pay in desperate bid to survive the worst crisis in its history

In his statement earlier this week he said journalists who asked whether he would hand his dividend back were ‘naïve/malicious’, adding: ‘I am perplexed as to how that would work?’, adding: ‘To be used how? To pay that money straight over to Airbus? And what is the consideration for such a gift? Or is it […]

Coronavirus | Deaths in U.S., Spain take global death toll past 50,000

The battle waged by public health experts across the world ebbed and flowed on Friday, with German experts saying the rate of new infections is slowing thanks to lockdown measures, but Asian city-state Singapore confirming it would close schools and workplaces to fend off a possible upsurge in cases.

Coronavirus fatalities rise in US and Spain as worldwide toll crosses 50,000

Things were no better in Europe, where analysts from IHS Markit warned that business activity in the 19-nation eurozone had suffered its worst crunch ever recorded, and the central bank of eurozone member Ireland saying its output could be slashed by 8.3 percent this year.