Transpicuous News April 8/9 2020

COVID19 Global Updates

Zerohedge: Cuomo Says We’re Only Seeing ‘The First Wave’ Of COVID-19: Live Updates

UN suspends deployment and rotation of peacekeeping troops worldwide due to coronavirus pandemic

USA: Virginia Governor Orders Residents to Stay Home Until June 10

Americans Not Making Their Mortgage Payments Soar By 1064% In One Month

FINANCE: Free Markets Are Dead: Fed To Start Buying Junk Bonds, High Yield ETFs

FINANCE: UK Unleashes Helicopter Money: In Historic Move, BOE Becomes First Central Bank To Openly Monetize Deficit

FINANCE USA: Fed Unveils New Bailout Program, Will Provide Up To $2.3 Trillion In Loans To “Support Economy”

NYC Apartment Leases Plunge As Real Estate Industry Paralyzed

USA: Bernie Sanders drops out of the presidential race

USA: LA mayor says ‘snitches get rewards’ if they report neighbors’ COVID violations

U.S. urged to go slow on easing coronavirus lockdown, even as jobless claims surge

Canada: Ontario releases more than 1,900 inmates, many with nowhere to go

UK: MPs given £10,000 extra to help them work from home during coronavirus outbreak

CANADA, BC: Community Gardens deemed essential service -Other food production and distribution also included

Canada expects coronavirus deaths to soar; job losses hit 1 million

Canada expands wage subsidy as jobless claims exceed four million

Canada: Rent strikes loom across Canada as coronavirus kills daily-wage jobs

Spanish lockdown likely into May, though coronavirus deaths slow

UK : PM Johnson makes progress; still in intensive care in COVID-19 fight

UK government to hold emergency response meeting to discuss lockdown review

USA: NIH begins trial to test hydroxychloroquine for treating COVID-19

Thais queue for booze before 10-day alcohol ban in Bangkok

Hungary prolongs coronavirus lockdown indefinitely as infections near 1,000

Botswana’s entire parliament quarantined after coronavirus scare

Lebanon extends coronavirus lockdown by two more weeks

Irish restrictions likely in place for weeks: health minister

Poland to keep borders closed until May 3, curbs extended toward presidential election date

Finnish govt extends coronavirus-related restrictions to May 13

UN Security Council to discuss coronavirus pandemic after weeks of disagreement

Italy closes ‘unsafe ports’ to migrant ships over coronavirus

Lockdown in France should be extended for weeks, chief medical adviser says

Czech MPs approve extending state of emergency to end-April

Global coronavirus cases top 1.5 million – AFP tally

Daleks, drones, and high-tech cops: Robots come out on top amid coronavirus pandemic

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