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by | April 14, 2020 | 12:26

Monday, as health officials reported just two new cases of the virus among the province's 118 active cases, Premier Scott Moe said it's time to begin thinking - cautiously - about how life here may eventually get back to some semblance of normal.

by | April 14, 2020 | 11:41

The person is reportedly doing well and has made a complete recovery. The pro-wrestling company confirmed the positive test in a press release, saying the unnamed employee and a roommate showed symptoms of the virus after having dinner with two health-care workers on March 26.

by | April 14, 2020 | 09:00

With one in six Americans residing on the West Coast, the governors recognize that the region has a large role to play in containing and ultimately defeating COVID-19. Ned Lamont (D) said he is working with NY and New Jersey on a "back-to-work strategy". These figures are much lower than urban cores of a comparable size such as New Orleans, Detroit, Boston, and Washington D.C.

by | April 14, 2020 | 03:58

So he made a decision to withdraw the dollar bills one by one and give the cash to the employees. The restrictions, put in place to help control the spread of the virus, also left businesses - including Knox's - struggling financially. Now, like everywhere else, their business is on hold, and Knox remains unsure of what the future holds. What the Sand Bar looks like now. In turn, one of the bartenders donated her portion to another Tybee Island bartender, CNN reported.

by | April 14, 2020 | 02:15

The U.S. stock market was closed Friday in observance of Good Friday. Demand for energy has cratered because of travel restrictions and business shutdowns related to the outbreak. The Dow posted its seventh-best weekly performance, rallying 12.7%. However, Fauci also said this does not mean the entire country would flip a "light switch" and return to normal.

by | April 14, 2020 | 02:08

The company expects to call the workers back to their jobs as the economy reopens and will provide them with health benefits during the furlough period. Unions representing some 43,000 workers agreed to a loss of their wages starting next week as the employees are placed on temporary furloughs, with their health benefits extended for a year.

by | April 14, 2020 | 00:42

The extension of the FBA freeze beyond the original April 5 deadline infuriated sellers across the U.S. and European Union, adding fuel to existing protests over the company's handling of the pandemic, sparked originally by the lack of protective measures in place for warehouse staff.

by | April 14, 2020 | 00:42

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies ( OPEC +) agreed to cut 9.7million barrels per day (bpd), just below the initial proposed 10 million bpd. Canada and Norway had signalled a willingness to cut, while the USA said its output would fall steeply by itself this year because of low prices.

by | April 13, 2020 | 22:56

On Saturday, federal health officials released new interim infection prevention and control guidance for long-term care homes nationwide, saying the "heartbreaking events" have shown the need for rigorous visitor and resident care protocols and precautions.

by | April 13, 2020 | 20:34

The death toll has risen to 291. The government's goal is to process 8,000 tests a day by Wednesday and 16,000 a day by May 6 - a major jump from last week, which saw 4,097 new test results reported on Thursday and 5,573 on Friday. Cornwall, SD&G and Prescott-Russell had no change Sunday with 58 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases. 19 and younger: 175 patients (2.3 per cent). According to Monday's epidemiological summary , one deceased patient is between the age of 20 and 39.

by | April 13, 2020 | 18:38

Microsoft said that "all employees who are in a job that can be done from home should do so through March 25". The first case of COVID-19, a respiratory disease that is caused by a new form of coronavirus , was announced in Washington State on January 21.

by | April 13, 2020 | 11:43

When the police reached the store, one of the Safeway employees told that the suspect had hands-on several jewelry pieces from the store and later she started licking the jewelry and loaded her cart with the products she had contaminated. In recent weeks, amid the pandemic, several other grocery stores in the USA have had to dispose of produce after it was licked and coughed on by customers.

by | April 13, 2020 | 11:11

Yet even as people gather with their families both physically and virtually for the holiday, the pandemic continues to cause pain and grief for many Canadians whose health and livelihoods have been devastated by the illness. In our truckers, cashiers and all front line workers. "And for them, and for their grandchildren, we will endure, we will persevere and we will prevail".

by | April 13, 2020 | 07:58

Roughly 200 workers will be kept on staff while the park's doors are closed to perform " essential duties ", the coalition said. With 77,000 workers, Disney World is the largest single-site group of workers in the nation. The union represents employees, known as cast members, in various jobs, including as theme park attendants, custodians, vacation planners, housekeepers, bus drivers and monorail workers.

by | April 13, 2020 | 05:10

Dr. Anthony Fauci also said he "can't guarantee" that it will be safe for Americans to vote in person on Election Day, Nov. 3. "We have a stark choice as a nation: we are either going to produce food or not, even in the face of COVID-19", he said.

by | April 12, 2020 | 18:25

If you have kids at home, this may be hard to explain. Because we can't get out and have an actual easter egg hunt this weekend - or maybe you've already maxed out on chocolates this week, I know I have - Menulog are doing a virtual egg hunt on its app this weekend.

by | April 12, 2020 | 16:14

Two thirds of seriously ill Covid-19 patients saw their condition improve after receiving the experimental drug remdesivir , according to a study sponsored by its developer Gilead Sciences . Researchers at the University of North Carolina and Vanderbilt University said it is potent to treat other forms of coronaviruses which are similar to the COVID-19.

by | April 12, 2020 | 14:58

Being a volunteer tax preparer, it helps them to get the benefits of filing tax returns like the child and earned income tax credits. Am I eligible for a stimulus package payment? If you can not wait until April 24th (or later), you are not out of luck.

by | April 12, 2020 | 13:22

The city reported 52 new coronavirus cases on 11 April, all involving Chinese nationals travelling from overseas, the municipal health commission said on Sunday. China so far confirmed 82,052 cases with 3,339 deaths, while 77,575 patients recovered and were discharged from hospitals, according to the NHC report.

by | April 12, 2020 | 10:01

The BLS noted that some prices were imputed from estimates, since the Labor Department could not measure certain elements of the economy. Healthcare costs rose 0.4 per cent after edging up 0.1 per cent in February. China's producer price index (PPI), reflecting the prices that factories charge wholesalers for their products, dropped 1.5 percent year-on-year last month, signalling that manufacturers continued to suffer from the pandemic fallout.

by | April 12, 2020 | 04:12

Deaconess has partnered with the Red Cross to start collecting blood with the idea that a person who has already recovered from the virus will have antibodies in their plasma that can help fight it in others. Ziman said. Because of the investigational nature of this treatment, it is hard to know just how many plasma infusions a COVID-19 patient may require, Waxman added.

by | April 11, 2020 | 18:37

The highest unemployment rate in the same data period was the 13.1 per cent seen in December 1982. Capital Economics says measures like the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy , which helped Air Canada bring back more than 160,000 workers , will cushion the blow but April will be another ugly month.

by | April 11, 2020 | 17:31

The authority decided to make the interim ruling following complaints by the Agence France-Presse (AFP) and several unions representing publishers. The French watchdog said the negotiation must retroactively cover the fees due as of the entry into force of the law on October 24, 2019.

by | April 11, 2020 | 17:10

The delivery of the Model 3 Performance, which hasn't entered the MIIT's catalogue yet, will not be available until the first quarter of 2021. USA electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc said on Friday it has started China sales of two more Model 3 variants built at its Shanghai plant, meaning all Model 3 sedans sold in the country are now locally made and not subject to import tax.

by | April 11, 2020 | 17:08

Italian Economy Minister Roberto Gualtieri expressed satisfaction on Friday after the Eurogroup reached an agreement on the EU's response to the economic quake caused by the coronavirus emergency. The 605 new deaths announced in Spain were the lowest in more than two weeks. As indicated by Dr. Deborah Brix, a member of the White House Task Force on Coronavirus, the death rate in the United States is fundamentally less than many other nations.