Sunday July 12-th, 2020

Singapore to close workplaces, schools in virus fight Singapore to close workplaces, schools in virus fight

This would cover a slew of contracts involving everything from construction firms facing liquidated damages for incomplete projects to wedding couples unable to hold their events at hotels. As of Friday morning, Singapore had reported 1,049 infecti...

Judge rejects delay of Wisconsin's presidential primary despite coronavirus fears Judge rejects delay of Wisconsin's presidential primary despite coronavirus fears

U.S. District Judge William Conley blasted state leaders' decision not to delay the election to protect people's health but refused to postpone it himself, saying a federal judge shouldn't act as the state's health officer. While absentee application...

Biden says will talk soon with Trump on coronavirus response Biden says will talk soon with Trump on coronavirus response

Last week, the president's reelection campaign threatened legal action against television stations airing the ad, which shows a graph of coronavirus cases in the United States steadily rising over clips Trump has made about the virus. More than 5,600...

Detroit bus driver, who ranted about a coughing passenger, dies from coronavirus Detroit bus driver, who ranted about a coughing passenger, dies from coronavirus

The president of the union for Detroit's Department of Transportation bus drivers says nearly 20% of their drivers are in quarantine for possible COVID-19 exposure. "Ya'll need to take this serious". "At some point in time we've got to draw the lin...

Chris Cuomo describes hellish night with coronavirus: 'Shivering so much Chris Cuomo describes hellish night with coronavirus: 'Shivering so much

A representative for Cuomo didn't immediately return a request for comment on whether there are any plans to postpone Thursday's show, but the journalist did call into a press briefing held by his brother, New York Gov. The " Cuomo Prime Time " host ...

Westmeath Candidate Keeps Seanad Seat Westmeath Candidate Keeps Seanad Seat

Loughrea area Fine Gael councillor Michael Moegie Maher has been eliminated, as has Loughrea area Fianna Fail councillor Shane Curley. In what represents a unique personal achievement, it is his seventh time being elected to the Oireachtas, having ...

College students, coronavirus and the uncertainties of the future College students, coronavirus and the uncertainties of the future

Online summer classes will start May 26. It is not expected for students to get a tuition refund even though online classes do not compare to what we can learn in-person lectures. Unknown to their fellow classmates, many college students are homeless...

World Bank approves $1 billion emergency fund for India to fight coronavirus World Bank approves $1 billion emergency fund for India to fight coronavirus

The largest chunk of the emergency financial assistance has gone to India - USD 1 billion. "The goal of the World Bank in this crisis has been to take broad, fast action, that makes it most effective if we can have a broad response that helps indiv...

Rise in new coronavirus cases in UK is concerning - health service boss Rise in new coronavirus cases in UK is concerning - health service boss

Mr Sharma said: "This afternoon I held a call with hundreds of local authorities across England and made clear this money must reach businesses as quickly as possible". Either lenders are trying to push them towards standard, expensive products - dem...

Rick Scott: Cut WHO Funding for 'Helping Communist China Cover Up' Outbreak Rick Scott: Cut WHO Funding for 'Helping Communist China Cover Up' Outbreak

The Florida Republican has raised concerns about the global health agency's relationship with Beijing in the past. Scott wrote in a commentary, "The project of the World Health Organization is to get public well being knowledge to the sector so e...

Trump invokes Defense Production Act to 'facilitate the supply' of ventilator equipment Trump invokes Defense Production Act to 'facilitate the supply' of ventilator equipment

Thursday's order comes amid increased fears of ventilator shortages around the country. The president previously ordered vehicle maker GM to produce ventilators, using the Defense Production Act , the first utilization of the measure during the ...

Saudi imposes 24-hour virus curfew in holy cities Saudi imposes 24-hour virus curfew in holy cities

The country of 30 million has taken drastic steps to contain the disease, halting global flights, closing most public places and suspending the year-round Umrah Pilgrimage. The cities were earlier under a 15-hour daily curfew. The eastern oil-produ...

Coronavirus: Worldwide cases pass 1 million mark with more than 51,000 dead Coronavirus: Worldwide cases pass 1 million mark with more than 51,000 dead

UK Dailymail reports that a group of researchers at the University of Nebraska, United States, who carried out the study on hospitals took samples from 11 patients' rooms after they had been placed in isolation following a diagnosis. According to...

Chinese county says in lockdown after coronavirus cases Chinese county says in lockdown after coronavirus cases

Curfew-like measures came into effect on Tuesday in Jia county, near the city of Pingdingshan, with the area's roughly 600,000 residents told to stay home, according to a notice on the country's official microblog account. "The hospital is only about...

Austria to make face masks compulsory in supermarkets Austria to make face masks compulsory in supermarkets

He added that the goal was also for people to carry them elsewhere in public. Chancellor of Austria Sebastian Kurz holds a press conference in Vienna on the coronavirus pandemic on March 30, 2020. "This virus is transmitted by drops and close conta...

Record breaking number of unemployment claims filed in ME last week

A record 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, doubling a record set one week earlier in a sign that employers ax staff as the coronavirus pandemic bites. "We crashed trained about 50 people last week", he said. "The grief ...

New Jersey couple stranded on cruise ship with passengers with coronavirus New Jersey couple stranded on cruise ship with passengers with coronavirus

According to CNN , Holland America officials said these patients are in need of immediate critical care. She said she and her husband were waiting for a medical check-up to make sure they remained asymptomatic before getting their "disembarkation" ...

Coronavirus Australia: 200 Ruby Princess crew members with virus symptoms Coronavirus Australia: 200 Ruby Princess crew members with virus symptoms

Queensland Health director-general John Wakefield said yesterday that 71 Queenslanders had tested positive after travelling on the Ruby Princess cruise ship. NSW Health said at the time that about a dozen passengers had felt unwell and taken tests fo...

Common, staggered lockdown exit plan needed, says PM Modi Common, staggered lockdown exit plan needed, says PM Modi

It was imperative to work on a war footing, identify COVID-19 hotspots, encircle them and ensure that the infections don't spread, PM Modi told CMs. Modi also supported Thackeray's view that citizens need to be in good mental health during the lock...

Fauci: Trump Has Taken Coronavirus Seriously 'From the Beginning' Fauci: Trump Has Taken Coronavirus Seriously 'From the Beginning'

Marshals Service, the department approved the special deputization request from H.H.S. for nine H.H.S. -O.I.G. special agents to provide protective services for Dr. "Everybody loves him. Besides that, they'd be in big trouble if they ever attacked hi...

Tornadoes touch down in Alabama and Mississippi Tornadoes touch down in Alabama and Mississippi

A * a href="https://newswire.storyful.com/storylines/*/stories/233660" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener" *possible tornado was also spotted on Tuesday near Troy in Pike County. The weather service isn't saying exactly where storm survey teams w...

Savannah Guthrie questions Dr. Fauci's health over hoarse voice during 'Today' interview

Fauci has been director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984 and advised six presidents, including President Donald Trump . Fauci. Anonymously-sourced reports in multiple media outlets claimed Fauci requires per...

Central European states 'broke EU law' by refusing refugees Central European states 'broke EU law' by refusing refugees

It is referring to the past but it will give us guidance to the future". European Union leaders acted to oblige European Union countries to help Italy and Greece share the burden due to the disproportionate number to turn up on their shores.

Italy coronavirus deaths rise by 812, number of new cases falls sharply Italy coronavirus deaths rise by 812, number of new cases falls sharply

The health care system in Italy's Lombardy region has been stretched to the limit during the coronavirus outbreak, with numerous reports of hospital staff being forced to resort to war-time triage procedures. Italy hit a daily peak of 6,557 new cas...

Locomotive engineer tried to ram train into hospital ship in Los Angeles Locomotive engineer tried to ram train into hospital ship in Los Angeles

Mercy was suspicious and did not believe 'the ship is what they say it's for , '" according to the criminal affidavit. 'People don´t know what´s going on here. The Mercy is serving as a hospital for non-COVID-19 patients in order to help reduce...

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