Shanghai reported the highest number of new cases, with 17. An additional 11 cases were reported in Guangdong, six in Fujian province, five in Tianjin, four in Zhejiang, three each in Beijing and Liaoning, two each in Inner Mongolia and Jilin, and one in Shandong.
Beijing has in recent days emphasized the risk posed by imported virus cases after widespread lockdowns within China helped to sharply reduce domestic transmissions. The Politburo said it would shift its focus to prevent more imported cases and a rebound in locally transmitted infections.
MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Russia would defeat coronavirus in 2-3 months if it imposed tough measures, as authorities suspended international flights, ordered most shops in the capital to shut and halted some church services.
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On the social scene, new concepts have entered our lexicon. The prevailing concepts of “self-isolate” and “social distancing” are less understood and poorly complied with to the extent that in countries like Italy, security forces are engaged to enforce. Even in Lagos, the State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, ordered the Police to enter Churches to enforce his “not […]
One employee on a WA mine site, who contacted the ABC on Sunday night, said workers were having their temperatures taken daily and dining areas had social distancing restrictions but said everyone was using the same utensils to serve food and sharing vehicles and buses on site.
A recent study from the journal Science found China’s internal crackdown modestly delayed the spread of the virus. It cast doubt that travel restrictions elsewhere will do much compared with other preventive measures, citing in part the likelihood that a large number of people exposed to the virus had already been traveling internationally without being […]
Some farms were struggling even before the crisis hit. A tightening of the labour market, a combination of Brexit and the booming domestic economies of eastern Europe proving more attractive to seasonal workers, had seen a decline in the number of fruit and vegetable pickers coming to the UK.
The Indian Ocean island nation of Sri Lanka said that it was ready to help an estimated 18,000 tourists return home either via scheduled flights that are still operating or special charters if required. The country is under a nationwide curfew until at least next week.
Uncertain times results in panic and markets have reacted accordingly over the past few weeks. However, it seems panic selling has now come to a halt, at least for the time being. The revival of confidence to some extent can be attributed to the government’s efforts the world over to offer stimulus and avoid major […]