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jobloss april09 The COVID-19 crisis is expected to wipe out 6.7 per cent of working hours globally in the second quarter of 2020, according to the International Labor Organization (ILO). This is equivalent to 195 million full-time workers losing their job. The rapidly intensifying economic effects of COVID-19 on the labor workforce are proving to be far worse than the 2008-9 financial crisis, the UN labour age

coronavirus april09 The coronavirus death toll in the United States is rapidly moving close to 15000, and a total of 435,160 people were tested positive for the deadly disease by the end of Wednesday. Amid reports that new infections may be levelling off in some places, New York recorded its highest daily number of fatalities Wednesday. With 799 deaths, New York death toll increased to 6268, more than one-third of

bernie sanders 040820 Calling the path to victory "virtually impossible," Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., announced Wednesday that he is suspending his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. The decision by Sanders, which comes as the race is largely shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, sets up a general election matchup between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden.

covid19 april08 New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has extended the Public Health Emergency as the cornavirus pandemic continues to spread in the state. Murphy extended the emergency as the Executive Order, declared on March 9 Under the Emergency Health Powers Act, expired after 30 days. "While we have taken aggressive action in our fight against COVID-19, we must continue to use every resource at our disposal to

thomasmodly april08 The Acting Secretary of the U.S. Navy has stepped down owning responsibility for the controversy over his handling of a coronavirus outbreak on aircraft carrier the USS Theodore Roosevelt. Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly dismissed the coronavirus-stricken war ship's captain Brett Crozier after he pleaded for help in a letter leaked to media. The letter criticized the Navy's management of a CO

uscorona april08 Coronavirus death toll reached 12,857 in the United States with 1,800 deaths reported on Tuesday alone, the highest on a single day. More than 400,000 people tested positive in the U.S., the country with the highest number of coronavirus infections in the world. As per latest data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, 400,549 people were confirmed positive for COVID-19. President Donald Trump s

drug april07 The Government of India has temporarily lifted the ban on the export of anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine, which is touted as effective in the treatment of the coronavirus. It comes a day after US President Donald Trump warned of retaliation if India does not release the medicine. Trump spoke to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday seeking supplies. "I spoke to him [Modi] Sunday mo

dominicraab 040720 UK's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has taken charge of running the government in the absence of Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Johnson, who had been admitted to a central London hospital with "persistent symptoms" of coronavirus at the weekend, was moved to intensive care unit Monday after his symptoms worsened. Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove said on Tuesday that Raab will run the country

coronavirus april06 As COVID-19 continues to rage across the United States at an alarming pace, the number of confirmed cases in the country due to coronavirus reached a new peak of 337,925. This is more than a quarter of the global confirmed cases. The U.S. also recorded more than 1200 new deaths in the last 24 hours, raising the total to 9679. Although this is less than the number of coronavirus deaths recorded

airlines april06 American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O) became the latest air carrier to slash service to the New York City, the U.S. region worst affected by COVID-19. American Airlines said on Sunday that it is reducing the number of its flights to the New York metropolitan area by more than 90 percent from Tuesday due to loss of demand in travel following rapid increase in coronavirus cases. "As coronavirus (CO

uscovid april06 President Donald Trump and the United States' chief surgeon have warned that the country is bracing for the hardest week ahead as some parts of it are already nearing their peak in the number of coronavirus infections. "In the days ahead, America will endure the peak of this pandemic," Trump said at his routine coronavirus briefing at the White House on Sunday. Citing a drop in the number of new

covid19 april03 Confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide crossed 1 million Friday. According to the latest data provided by Johns Hopkins University, a total of 1,040,664 people were tested positive for the killer virus, and 55,191 others died due to the disease. However, Australia's Chief Medical Officer Prof. Brendan Murphy said at a news conference that the actual number of coronavirus cases across the world co

tennessee april03 Thursday, President Donald Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Tennessee and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease. Federal funding is available to State and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations for emergency protective measures, including direct Federal a

trump april03 President Donald Trump has tested negative for coronavirus, his White House physician said. "The President was subjected to the test utilizing a new, rapid-point-of-care test capability, said a Memorandum from the President's Physician. Dr. Sean Conley said the sample collection took just one minute and results were reported back in 15 minutes. "He is healthy and without symptoms," according to

coronavirus april03 As COVID-19 continues to rage across the United States at an alarming pace, the number of daily deaths in the country due to the virus reached a new peak of 1,169. The U.S. also recorded more than 30,000 new confirmed cases in the same 24-hour period, raising the total to 245380. This is nearly a quarter of the global confirmed cases. By late Thursday, U.S. reported 6,095 deaths. Although this

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